Founded in 2012 and currently based in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, YAGA - Young and Gifted Africans Trust is a volunteer-run youth development organization 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.
To discover and mold well-rounded young people in the creative arts and enable them to reach their full economic potential.
To be the leading Arts-focused empowerment group in Africa
MEET OUR TRIBAL COUNCIL
Prince Dube/Smokey, 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.
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.
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
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