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The Beit Trust

Working for the benefit of the people in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi



Grants are still occasionally given for very large new constructions, such as hospitals and schools. In general, however, most projects are chosen with the purpose of enhancing existing establishments or programmes, such as independent, rural or mission schools, hospitals and wildlife schemes.

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The Trust provides Postgraduate Scholarships for relevant courses at universities in the United Kingdom or South Africa. Candidates must be nationals of and domiciled in Zambia, Zimbabwe or Malawi and aged under 30, or 35 in the case of medical doctors.

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Mechanics for Africa

Solar Power Installation Project

Zambia – July 2020

Mechanics for Africa applied for a £15,000 grant from the Beit trust for the installation of a solar and lighting protection project

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Plaque at Mashambanzou

Mashambanzou Care Trust

Female Ward Extension

Zimbabwe – June 2021

Palliative care is an essential component of a comprehensive package of care for people living with HIV/AIDS because of the variety of symptoms they can experience

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Flying for Wildlife

Ultralight aircraft for aerial conservation support

Zimbabwe – July 2019

We really have been VERY busy with Z-FFW. She really is a fantastic machine and we are very grateful to the Beit Trust for your support. She already has over 130hrs on the clock and has been very well used.

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Emergency Relief

Damage from Cyclone Idai, Zimbabwe, March 2019 and the restored Umvumvumvu Bridge.

Covid Response

PPE equipment for medical workers in Zimbabwe


Black Rhino Conservation, Zimbabwe: Mabuya and her calf

Beit Scholarship Association (BSA)

Beit Scholars are special, and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with one another. Once a Beit Scholar, always a Beit Scholar. We invite all Beit Scholars, from whatever era, to join the BSA Facebook page here.

For further information, please contact Ashleigh Mitchley, our Scholarship and Alumni Co-Ordinator, via email on scholarships@beittrust.org.uk. We are happy to connect Beit Scholars with each other, provided their permission is given.

Otto Beit Bridge