Z.W.A was founded in October 1993. It a non-political, non-sectarian, voluntary organization. Its membership is open to anyone above the age of sixteen irrespective of nationality; religion; race; political view or educational qualification.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES of Z.W.A
To assist with community development.
To promote international understanding through voluntary services
To enable young people to encounter and understand different cultures,
To encourage the concept of voluntary services as a force in search for peace equality, democracy and international understanding.
To provide opportunities for the people of Zimbabwe to become aware of international issues.
What kind of work is involved?
The work greatly varies from one project to the other. It normally involves construction work in remote rural villages, nature conservation work, and restoration of historical monuments, bricks molding, sanitary and HIV / AIDS programmes, projects such as provision of water wells and erecting pit latrines / toilets. The communities may request us to perform other necessary specific tasks outside our programme agreement. This is a symbol of promoting intercultural understanding, tolerance and sensitivity of the community needs.