Nhimbe Trust, based in the city of Bulawayo Zimbabwe, is a Pan African creative civil society organisation working in three core areas; creative education, development cooperation, and cultural policy. The mission of the organisation is to advocate for Pan African culture-sensitive political and socio-economic development policies, in countries at risk of conflict, in conflict, engaged in post-conflict reconstruction, and affected by natural disasters.
Nhimbe plays an active role in global cultural governance and Fairtrade for culture through involvement with the African Union Pan African Cultural Congress, 2005 UNESCO Convention Civil Society Forum, Global CSO Coordination, Africa Tech, and Creative Group, and UNCTAD Ad Hoc Expert Meetings on Creative Economy. Nhimbe’s global work is profiled on the Cultural Economy Outlook online portal. All Nhimbe’s programming revolves around the 2003 UNESCO Convention and 2005 UNESCO Convention
To advocate for Pan African culture-sensitive political and socio-economic development policies.
To have in place a vibrant and resilient Pan African cultural economy – well resourced, competently regulated, and supporting the political and socio-economic status of artists and cultural workers.