Welcome to Chipawo

CHIPAWO is a non-profit-making Trust, registered. with the Deeds Office and the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe  The Trust has also established ‘Companies of the Trust’ or ‘business units’ whose function is to strive to sustain the Trust and its activities in pursuit of its Mission.

Governance

  • The Board of Trustees
  • The Children’s Council
  • The Youth Council

Chipawo World

  • CHISA
  • Chipabo
  • Chinamibia
  • Charewo

Chipawo Zimbabwe

  • Arts Education for Development and Employment (AEDE)
  • Performances
  • Youth
  • Media
  • Traditional Music and Musical Instrument Development

The Zimbabwe Academy Of Arts Education For Development

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VISION

An enduring humane organisation which benefits and empowers children and society for prosperity, unity and peace through participatory arts education in Zimbabwe, Africa and the world. “MWANA ANOKOSHA”

MISSION

  • To be a child-driven, child-centred, democratic model of arts education for development and employment
  • To foster an environment in which there is sharing, caring, constructive criticism and gender equality arts activities open to all children
  • To develop excellence, talent, originality, knowledge and enjoyment in the learning, creating and practice of the arts and culture of Zimbabwe, the region, Africa and the world
  • To further the capacity, welfare, social status and human centrality of the child in Zimbabwe and in the world
  • To empower and equip children with self-identity, self-belief and life skills for negotiating local and global challenges in the contemporary context
  • To exercise social responsibility and participate in and contribute to efforts to make a world fit for children
  • To engage in income-generating activities to complement the fund-raising efforts of the trust
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What’s Stopping You From Learning Sign Language

What’s Stopping You From Learning Sign Language

By Rashiwe Chipurunyenye What is stopping you from learning sign language? That is the question each of us should be asking ourselves. From Monday (September 19) until Sunday (September 25) – the world is celebrating International Week of the Deaf. The day is celebrated by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and its national […]

SOUTHERN AFRICAN FESTIAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE (SAFE) 3RD ANNIVERSARY –  A SUCCESS AFTER THE PANDEMIC by Rashiwe Chipurunyenye

SOUTHERN AFRICAN FESTIAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE (SAFE) 3RD ANNIVERSARY – A SUCCESS AFTER THE PANDEMIC by Rashiwe Chipurunyenye

It was never a secret that CHIPAWO always delivers and the Southern African Festival for Children and Young People, SAFE was served on a hot platter.

SAFE Festival

SAFE Festival

CHIPAWO is celebrating three decades of its existence and the 3rd year of SAFE Festival – Southern African Festival for Children and young people . This year’s theme “TAKURA”, meaning we are all grown in English, is to celebrate the artistic works that the children and young people from Africa are producing and showcasing.