Description: The origin and evolution of Tolerance Foundation - Zimbabwes is rooted in the fundamental basis of coexistence as set out by King David Bar Jesse: Devise no evil against your neighbor, seeing he dwells with you for security [Prov3v29]. Thus the vision of Tolerance Foundation - Zimbabwe is that of a society where informed citizens, particularly young people, are participating in the governance of their nation peacefully and meaningful engagement or dialogue on development and national issues is possible.
Objective: The overall goal of Tolerance Foundation - Zimbabwe is to support informed and democratic youth participation in the public direction of society in Zimbabwe. Since sustainable peace and socio-political security depends on our capacity to constructively and deliberately nurture our political mosaic and celebrate our differences, we have set ourselves the mission of creating a culture of reasoned tolerance, respect of human rights and peaceful conflict management among young Zimbabweans across political divides. The foundation was set up to support political tolerance and youth participation in the democratic governance of Zimbabwe.
The focus therefore is on promoting knowledge of our democratic values among the youth, fostering public policy dialogue among people(youths) of different political persuasions in Zimbabwe, and promoting peaceful co-existence and the respect of human rights. The foundation is currently running a program to promote sport among youths of different political parties to restore the spirit of positive non-violent interaction, particularly needed in the aftermath of serious political clashes in the run up to the 2000 and 2002 legislative and presidential elections respectively.This project is called the Tolerance Cup project.