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.



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

Chipawo World

  • Chipabo
  • Chinamibia
  • Charewo

Chipawo Zimbabwe

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


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Latest News


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”... 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