Mission and Focus

Mission Statement: To promote the conservation of Zanzibar Stone Town’s heritage and the environmental and cultural welfare of its inhabitants.
• To create and raise awareness of Stone Town’s heritage and threats to its conservation.
• To provide technical support for maintenance and sustainable improvement of the built environment.
• To promote and coordinate training and education for enhancing economic and cultural activities of Stone Town’s inhabitants.
• To support and create activities that celebrate and enhance the diversity of Stone Town culture.
• To build partnerships with public, private and community stakeholders.
• To lobby and influence policy and decision-making at the government and private sectors relating to Stone Town.
• To collect information on Stone Town and otherwise support relevant research.
Our focus:
• The main activities of the ZSTHS concentrate on the following areas:
• Awareness creation
• Training and capacity building
• Community outreach and involvement
• Studies and research