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YOUNG AND GIFTED AFRICANS 

Every child has a gift. Something special to share with the world. Big or small, those gifts have the power to change the world! A little nudge in the right direction may be all it takes to help them realize them and then some.

Smokey Prince

 

Founded in 2012 and currently based in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, YAGA - Young and Gifted Africans Trust is a volunteer-run youth development organisation based in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Through the creative arts, YAGA helps to discover and nurture the talents of local youth with a special focus on girls; we also provide educational support as needed in the form of school fees, books, uniforms and related supplies. We use the platform to create awareness about various social and environmental issues amongst youth through different creative activities and this year we are rolling out the

OUR MISSION

To discover and mold well-rounded young people in the creative arts and enable them to reach their full economic potential.

OUR VISION

To be the leading Arts-focused empowerment group in Africa

 

OUR PROGRAMS

ABOUT US

 

MEET OUR TRIBAL COUNCIL

OUR TEAM

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Prince "Smokey" Dube, Founder

Victoria Falls born a multi-talented Artist, music producer, and film director. Passionate about gender equity issues, women and girls' rights advocacy, and community development.

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Chenai Dodzo, Board

A travel and tourism professional specializing in destination management and partner relationship management. Involved in various tourism, hospitality, environmental, and community organizations in the Victoria Falls and Hwange areas.

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Misozi Daka, Board 

Victoria Falls born lawyer, human rights defender, philanthropist, working towards emancipation and empowerment of a girl child, and equal opportunities for all

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Grace Marufu, Counsellor

Registered General Nurse/Psychiatric and Mental health Nurse (RGN/PMHN)
Working at the Ministry of health and child care (MOHCC)
Specializing in mental wellbeing and promotion across all age groups

 
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FIND US

1083 Chinotimba Township

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

smokey@yaga.africa


Cel: +263 779 367704

OPENING HOURS:

Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

​​Saturday: 2pm - 4:30pm

​Sunday: closed

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