CHIPAWO celebrated the International Mother Language day at theatre in the park, Harare Gardens. An event which was supported by UNESCO and UNIC with the major highlight of a Shona theatre production “Tichatongwa” performed by CHIPAWO youths. Another event by children where they appreciated their local languages and moreover learning other languages. Theme of the year  “Preserving linguistic Diversity and Promoting Multilingualism to support the SDG” 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and performing arts festival for children and young people, in Cape Town South Africa   CHIPAWO juniors performed “Mavara-My Strength, My Culture, My Identity”. The production was 1st performed in Lingen, Germany for the 14th World Festival of children’s theatre 2014 and re- performed in 2017 at the... read more

Director’s seminar

Director’s seminar- CHIPAWO manager –Chipo Basopo attended and participated in the Directors seminar in Oldenburg Germany among other 25 director’s from around the world. The seminar was organised by ASSITEJ Germany. Tanya Charingira, under CHIPAWO youth programme participated in the Next Generation as a volunteer at the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and performing arts festival for children and young people, in Cape Town South Africa. She also together with Chipo Basopo   toured with “Sandscape” production which is a collaboration between Zimbabwe and Nigeria for early year’s theatre for young audiences between the ages 2-7 years old. She also went to Rwanda and Angola for the same performance under Goethe Institute, South... read more


a 2 year grant from Culture Fund of Zimbabwe which aims to support the girl child from Mazowe and Makoni Districts. This project also looks into the wellbeing of the 15-24 year old adolescent girls and young women who are at high risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and also giving them information about Sexual Reproductive health GIRLS CAN KNOW DECODE AND... read more

The Incubation: Early Theatre training workshop South Africa, Cape Town 2016

The manager Miss Chipo Basopo will be among other 7 participants from other Africa countries attending the early theatre training workshop from the 13th of March to 8th May 2016 with Magnet theatre supported by Goethe Institute. Magnet Theatre is an award winning physical theatre company that has been operating in and outside of South African for the past 28 years. CHIPAWO feels privileged and excited for Chipo’s participation in the programme as it will benefit and improve the organization’s theatre endeavors for children and youths in CHIPAWO and Zimbabwe as a... read more

Denmark Again

CHIPAWO youth Tinashe Chiku (Arts educator) and Eden Nyarirangwe (Projects officer) will be going to attend a Project Management Seminar taking place from 8-15 April 2016. The purpose of the Project Management Seminar is to provide Danish member organizations and their international partners with the opportunity to meet and together receive training in project management tools under the advice of Danish Youth Council (DUF) international consultants. The seminar is funded by DUF through the Danish Ministry Of Foreign Affairs. We wish all the best to Tinashe Chiku and Eden... read more

MY WORLD OUR PLANET- Canada here we come

CANADA here we come, great news indeed for the first time CHIPAWO children have been invited to attend 14th world festival of children’s theatre, Canada Toronto 2nd-14 June 2016. The 2016 Festival will welcome visitors from six continents: Africa – Uganda and Zimbabwe; Asia – Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Palestine; Australia/Oceania – Australia; Europe – Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Estonia, Russia and Slovenia; North & Central America – Canada, El Salvador and United States; and South America – Colombia, Paraguay and Cuba Congratulation’s, what an exciting moment for the... read more

Mr Chifunyise wins NAMA Award

CHIPAWO children, staff, parents and partners would like to congratulate Mr. Stephen Chifunyise founder and Chairman of CHIPAWO for being awarded a special award at the recently held National Arts Merit Awards. Congratulations, Makorokoto, Amphlope read more