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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How She Overcame Her Husband's Tragic Death and Launched a $3 Million Staffing Company

Constance Moonzwe, founder of ITH Staffing
Constance Moonzwe was devastated when her husband tragically died in 2014, leaving her to raise their 7-month old baby alone. She, however, decided to keep herself busy and start a new business called ITH Staffing. Within the first 12 months, her company had generated over $3 million in revenue. Constance comments, "I had to make the pain mean something; I could not waste it."

Today, her company based in Rancho Cucamonga, California has grown even more and is a premier healthcare and information technology staffing company serving organizations across the country.

Bearing the pain

Many people are fascinated that Constance was able to build a successful business during such a difficult time. But her husband's death wasn't her only major challenge in life that she had to overcome.

She comments, "My path has not been easy, but I have been blessed with a fighting spirit from a very young age. I grew up a sickly child and was placed under a medically induced coma at the age of 17. Once finally released from the hospital, I was unable to walk or speak. The doctors gave my parents a grim diagnosis that I would not live a normal life, and I definitely would not graduate from high school."

"In my adulthood, I faced a failed first business, went through a divorce, re-married and from that marriage, experienced the tragic death of my husband. Phenomenally, I endured and overcame it all."

Empowering others

Telling her story can be a major inspiration for many, but Constance does a lot more than just share her story. Echoing her words through continued service and action, she leverages her core message of success-building through the power of books in her popular book club.

"It is said that a Ph.D student will read 32 books in order to earn their doctorate," she says. And so, in her program, she helps participants to master the process of earning Ph.Ds by reading a business-oriented book every month in these four areas: Your Why, Your Clients, Your Employees, Your Cash.

The value added take-aways for her followers are nothing short of empowerment, mastery and growth!

Going back to her roots

As a result of her success, she has also launched a non-profit organization called ITH Charities and has already adopted a school in Zambia which has 850 students. Ultimately, her organization's goal is to promote sustainable healthcare and educational development primarily in Africa.

For more details about Constance Moonzwe and her company, visit

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