Vana Trust

Transforming Lives Through Education on a Global Platform

Creating a society where everyone is able to lead a healthy and happy lifestyle as an active part of their community.  

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With your support we can transform a child's future.

Our Impact

A Charity With A Vision

Vana Trust exists to promote empowerment through education, thus enriching the lives of children and young adults. Vana Trust sponsors the education of children in Southern Africa. We give support in the form of school fees, books, computers, food and water to schools along with building repairs. In the UK, we provide opportunities for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues to come and work on the farm, to grow organic fruit and vegetables, help look after the animals and cook meals at our lunch club.

1000+ Children Sponsored in Zimbabwe
1000+ Children Sponsored in Zimbabwe
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Founder Story

Nyasha Gwatidzo's

Nyasha Gwatidzo's

Nyasha Gwatidzo was born in a rural village in Zimbabwe. She moved to the UK with her parents to continue her secondary education and gained a degree in Chemistry. She then went on to retrain at the Pellin Institute, Reading University and the Tavistock institute and gained an MA, to work with adults and children both in the UK and Southern Africa. She is a qualified psychotherapist, social worker, coach and mentor. She is also an author and multiple award winner for her work as a social entrepreneur and her community work through the charity Vana Trust, which she founded with her late mother Lucy Gwatidzo in 2003. Through her passion for children she has supported over 7,000 children and over 1,000 families.

Our Projects

Read up on the impact Vana Trust is having on children in Zimbabwe.

Learn more about our farm here in the UK and how people are benefiting from it.

Read up on the amazing walks we organize to raise money for our causes.

Learn more about our Big Business Sleep Out events and how you can attend.

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Your donations are greatly appreciated and allow us to have a positive impact on lives around the world

About Us

Our mission is to provide personalised education and training opportunities that celebrate individual achievement, foster social inclusion and empower young and vulnerable people to reach their potential.

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