Welcome to Vana Trust

Following Government guidelines, Vana Trust Organic Farm is partially open until further notice.
The staff are working safely to ensure the safety of trainees and animals. We will try and post a few times a week on FB to keep you all updated on how things are going here. We want to keep in touch with you all, so please let us know how you are via social media. Tell us what you are filling your time with. Please stay safe.

Founded in July 2003 by author and philanthropist NYASHA GWATIDZO, this charity exists in order to promote empowerment through education, thus enriching the lives of children and young adults.

Through encouragement, support and commitment to young people for over a decade, we inspire them and help them overcome their difficulties, as well as enable them to give back to their own communities.


Nyasha with students

St David’s School Project

The St David’s School project is one of Vana Trust’s projects: We are currently supporting 12 children to attend St David’s and looking to identify further children. Two students are due to graduate in December after working their way through from the primary school level, sponsored from the start by Vana Trust. The story so far…

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Sharon feeding the pigs

Vana Trust Organic Farm

About the Farm Vana Trust Organic Farm is a beautiful, small, mixed farm on the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire border, that is charity funded. We raise chickens, ducks, sheep, goats and pigs and grow organic fruit, vegetables and herbs. What We Do We provide opportunities for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues to come…

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Client Testimonials

Latest News

3D mockup of proposed livestock barn

“Desperately Seeking Funds” to build the Livestock Barn..

We have been successful in our planning application for a livestock barn and are now desperately raising funds to be able to build it. The barn is needed to develop further activities and experiences for our trainees, to be able to breed livestock, to keep a wider range of animals and to increase the educational…

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  • Vana Trust
    11 Romola Road,
    SE24 9BA.
  • 01844 237146
  • info@vanatrust.org.uk
  • vanatrust.org.uk