About the Jafuta Foundation in Zimbabwe


  • A non-profit organisation focusing on the key elements necessary to maintain equilibrium in a fragile eco-system: community, education,culture, conservation and wildlife.
  • A catalyst for bringing together the private sector, local authorities, communities and protected area management agencies.
  • An integral point through which to channel funds or assistance to any agency or cause with 100% guaranteed transparency, safe in the knowledge that there are no hidden costs for administration and expenditures.


  • Registered in Zimbabwe with locations in Victoria Falls and the surrounding parks and forests.
  • The Jafuta Foundation Centre on the edge of the Zambezi National Park is the base from which to interact with the public, run projects and host workshops that will benefit local communities and wildlife.
  • The Jafuta Heritage Centre at Elephant's Walk Shopping & Artist Village in Victoria Falls is a small museum and library showcasing the history and culture of the Tonga, Shona and Ndebele tribes of Zimbabwe.


  • Human/wildlife conflict programs and awareness.
  • Creation and rehabilitation of water points for both rural communities and wildlife.
  • Road creation, fire management and maintenance in protected parks.
  • Education, agriculture and conservation training programs.
  • Domestic animal rescue and protection.
  • Fund seeking for a wide range of purposes: game scout units, wildlife tracking, agriculture and conservation training and education.


  • Board: Chief Mvuthu. Malcolm Ainscough. Jabulani Ndubiwa. Alan Sparrow.
  • Trustees: Chief Shana. Godfrey Maphosa. Gail van Jaarsveldt. Blessing Munyenyiwa.
  • Administration: Gail van Jaarsveldt.

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