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Walk With Me Through Sixteen Inspirational Life and Business Tips

painting tearoomWhy is it some people have great ideas and big dreams but are so petrified by them, they procrastinate and never put them into action? Why do they not take those crucial first steps to start up their own business or whatever else it is they have always dreamed of doing?

Walk With Me reveals what you need to think about in order to take those essential first steps.

Let Nyasha Gwatidzo guide you through the walk along the River Thames she undertook over sixteen days, helping you question and understand your passion and life’s purpose as well as how to go about implementing your ideas through her sixteen inspiring tips. She hopes they will inspire you to take action and achieve your dreams. As Luc De Clapiers said, “Action makes more fortune than caution.”

These common sense tips have been used by ordinary people as well as prominent business leaders worldwide. They have also been used by the many people who have attended Nyasha's workshops, presentations, mentoring sessions and seminars.

All monies raised will go to Vana Trust.

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‘We are doing spring cleaning at Vana Trust Farm including painting our newly renovated tea room. Great fun was had by all.’

Nyasha Finishes Her 183 Mile Walk

Nyasha FINISHED HER 183 MILE WALK at 4.18pm at the Thames Barrier this afternoon and is feeling exhilarated but ready for a sit down..!

Rt. Hon. John Bercow, MP visits Vana Trust Organic Farm Fete

Our Farm Fete on 28th June was a wonderful day with fun had by all. We were very honoured to welcome Rt. Hon. John Bercow, MP to our fete. Mr. Bercow spent a considerable time touring the farm with manager, Sharon Callow. He was very interested in how growing fruit and vegetables and taking care of animals had a positive influence on people with learning and emotional challenges.

We would like to thank everyone who made the Fete such a great success.

Vimbai Goes To University

We, at Vana Trust, are so proud of Vimbai. She is the first Vana Trust student to go to university.

Always a very capable student, we have supported Vimbai since she was five and part of the first group that we sponsored at St. David’s School in Zimbabwe.

Vimbai did exceptionally well in all her exams. She continued on to 6th form college after St. David’s. This meant that she had to walk a staggering 22 miles round trip every day to school. This kind of determination will take her far and we are sure you agree that this is a young woman who deserves all the help that we can give.

Vana Trust is a UK registered charity (Number 1105276) set up in June 2004. “Vana” is the Shona word for children and the charity was established with the aim of advancing good health and education for children and young adults in Africa and the UK.

St David’s School project currently funds school costs of nearly 100 children affected by HIV/AIDS at primary and secondary schools. Our school "Breakfast Club" now feeds nearly 500 children. Our support for a child sponsored by Vana Trust continues after leaving St. David’s school with further education or training if that child so desires.

Vana Organic Farm project is an eco-friendly 8 acre farm set up with the aim of unlocking the potential of children and young adults with special needs, behavioural and emotional problems within the tranquillity of an organic farm. The farm opened in September 2009 and is located in Buckinghamshire, UK.

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