Who we are

Habakkuk Trust is a Christian advocacy organization that was formed in August 2000 and subsequently registered as a trust.

The organization exists to enhance citizen participation in decision making and development processes focusing on the ability of grassroots communities to determine their own destinies.

Our goal is to contribute to an informed and active citizenship that promotes peaceful co-existence and accountable governance



To see informed, empowered and transformed communities.

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To influence the biblical transformation of communities.

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What we do

Our goal is to contribute to an informed and active citizenship that promotes peaceful co-existence and accountable governance. We do this through the following programmes.


We empower grassroots communities with advocacy skills so that they influence and drive decision making and development.

Peace building

We build the capacity of local communities and civic groups in peace building and conflict transformation.


We empower communities to hold duty bearers at local and national level to account.


We influence the policy formulation and implementation through research, documentation of best practices, information dissemination and lobbying.

Youth Programmes

We empower young people through livelihoods and other community development initiatives.

Capacity Building

We build the capacity of community based groups, churches and church groups in advocacy, peace building and development.


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Economic literacy, a recipe for development

Budget consultation meetings are a way in which community members together with their duty bearers can review the budget and influence how council funds are utilised in the upcoming budget process. These meetings require full participation of community members so that they can input into council levies and how the…

Habakkuk Trust takes rights to communities

Habakkuk Trust extended its human rights literacy programmes to communities in Matobo District to raise awareness on human rights and enable communities to engage with Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) on human rights related issues affecting them. The two organisations conducted a series of human rights awareness meetings in Matobo…

Habakkuk Trust advocates for special instrument for victims of genocide

What began as a single step about a year ago has turned out to be a milestone achievement as Habakkuk Trust takes civil documentation lobbying to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Justice, Legal and Parliamentary affairs, urging the government to put in place a special instrument to enable descendants of…