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OUR MISSION

We are compassionate individuals who strive to give others the education needed to lift themselves out of poverty. Through the creation of our Art Cooperatives, we are able to create steady and stable employment for struggeling families creating culturally traditional artworks. The art created in our Co-Ops  are not only beautiful gifts for you but also help us fund a number of community programs around Zimbabwe.

Beading Apprentice Program

Beading Apprentice Program

Our Beading Apprentice Program trains women of Zimbabwe with life-long skills of beading so they can become financially self-sufficient.

Community Sports Clubs

Community Sports Clubs

The children of the women in our apprentice program and working beaders can participate in our community sports club

Traditional Dance Club

Traditional Dance Club

Traditional Dance Club provides an opportunity for the girls to embrace their heritage and culture

Zimbo Arts Band

Zimbo Arts Band

Music enriches lives and help communicate with all people no matter what language they speak

ABOUT ZIMBO ARTS CO-OP

ZIMBO Arts Co-Op was a vision brought to life by husband-wife duo Elly Gressman-Raisi and Waddington Raisi, who started their journey together in life and love after meeting in Waddington’s home of Zimbabwe, Africa.

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CHANGING LIVES ONE BEAD AT A TIME

Zimbo Arts is a non profit beading cooperative dedicated to creating stable employment and changing the lives of individuals one bead at a time….

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