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

” The Legacy of A Giant Lives On “

CHIPAWO children presents The Three Decades of CHIPAWO with a production entitled “REBORN” the journey of CHIPAWO as we celebrate 30 years… We celebrate our legends… What will become of CHIPAWO in the next decades to come Venue :Theatre in the park Time: 4.30pm Admission :RTGS $10 For more information contact 0777449445 /9772968685... read more

A Time with Uncle Steve – Children’s memorial service show

Thank you for all the support do the just ended play ” Vicious” by the late Stephen Chifunyise.  CHIPAWO children will on the 23rd of November  host a memorial service  show for the late Uncle Steve Chifunyise… As we all know Uncle Steve was one of the found members of Chipawo and Chairman.He had children at heart always… Told them stories  and wrote short plays which Chipawo children used to perform at various events.   23 November 2019 at Theatre in the park  from 9-1pm Children will celebrate the life of  Uncle Steve.  Highlights of the day will be plays like Tawanda and the mystery dance, Health project, children will talk about their memories of him and read out stories they remember especially from his book Takura and the Talking branch.  Children was all it matters to him for he believed knew that they are the best ambassadors of our country. “Uncle Steve tiudzeiwo ngano”#Thelegacyliveson #UnckeSteve #Children... read more


CHIPAWO Trust Zimbabwe announces SAFE FESTIVAL 2019 for Children and young people in Harare, Zimbabwe. CHIPAWO Trust Zimbabwe call for performances for SAFE 2019 to be held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 8 to 12 August 2019.  The deadline for applications is: 31 MARCH 2019  CHIPAWO World (Children Performing Arts Workshop) has been involved in creative civil society in performing arts education since 2012. Through its Southern African based branches, CHIPAWO Zimbabwe, CHIPABO (Children Performing Arts Association of Botswana), CHIEZA ( Children Exposure in Zambia) and CHINAMIBIA Children of Namibia the non-profit making organisation has been hosting performing arts festivals in their countries with the active participation of each branch in another branches festival. The cultures might be different but the culture of art knows no boundaries. It is the beauty of diversity that produces well organised and enriching festivals to most importantly the children and society at large. CHIPAWO Zimbabwe was established in September 1989 and will be celebrating 30 years of its existing. The main objectives of SAFE are as follows: To create a platform for the future Southern African  leaders to appreciate their own origins as well as the diversity of the dynamic worldTo demonstrate the initiatives of the creative civil society in contributing to the building of the Southern African  and in creating a viable and sustainable platform for intercultural dialogueTo provide children and youth’s an opportunity of sharing ideas artistically on how to achieve the development objectives of the Southern Africa To demonstrate the importance use of culture in promoting  African solidarity SAFE Festival is looking for 30 performances for a 30 years arts organisation –with the theme: “WE MADE IT”. SAFE is inviting... read more