Welcome to Vana Trust

Founded in July 2003 by author and philanthropist NYASHA GWATIDZO, this organisation exists in order to promote empowerment through education, thus enriching the lives of vulnerable children and young adults.

Through encouragement, support and commitment to young people for over a decade, we inspire them and help them overcome their difficulties, as well as enable them to give back to their own communities.


Nyasha with students

St David’s School Project

The St David’s School project is one of Vana Trust’s projects: The story so far … Vana Trust was registered as a charity in July 2003 for the relief of poverty, sickness and distress, the advancement of education and the preservation and protection of good health of children and young people in Africa and UK….

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Sharon feeding the pigs

Vana Trust Organic Farm

Background After years of research, interviews and determination. Nyasha Gwatidzo, our Founding Director, set up Vana Trust Organic Farm in September 2010. About the Farm Vana Trust Organic Farm is a beautiful, small, mixed farm on the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire border, that is charity funded. We raise chickens, ducks, sheep, goats and pigs and grow…

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  • Vana Trust
    11 Romola Road,
    SE24 9BA.
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