Robert Shumake is Honorary Consul to Botswana. He is a resident of Michigan and has long been an ardent supporter of tourism and trade with the country. He is well known as an international business strategist and best-selling author. With a strong personal drive he is famous for climbing to the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Much of the proceeds from the sales of his books have been donated towards philanthropic causes, in particular for HIV orphans and student athletes.