Other Projects and Activities

Door Restoration Program
The ZSTHS supports restorations of Zanzibari doors around Stone Town. Please contact us for more information.

Beach cleaning (annual)
Each year the ZSTHS joins with partners to hold a beach cleaning of a public area. Last year’s event took place in November in partnership with the Kiponda Secondary School’s environmental club. Over 90 participants came out! Stay tuned for information about this year’s beach cleanup.

Zanzibar Conservation Centre – Minor Restorations
The Old Customs House building is ongoing minor restorations by the ZSTHS to ensure this building will be preserved for many years.

Studies and research: Challenges and Issues Facing Stone Town’s Historical Sites
This research project is under development. The goal is to further explore the different challenges and issues that face Stone Town’s ancient buildings and determine ways to mitigate these problems.

Studies and research: Stone Town Open Space Identification
A first phase of a study identifying open spaces within Stone Town has been accomplished. The next step will be to study the open spaces and their backgrounds, uses and need for protection and preservation.