Jafuta Foundation Inc

community, education, culture, conservation, wildlife

Jacksonville, OR   |  https://www.jafutafoundation.org
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Jafuta Foundation Inc

EIN: 81-3902811

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.
This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.


The Jafuta Foundation is a non-profit organisation operating in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and surrounds, focused on helping humans and animals alike by creating and maintaining equilibrium between community, wildlife and conservation, education and culture. A catalyst for bringing together the private sector, local authorities, communities and protected area management agencies, the Foundation forms an integral point through which to channel funds or assistance to any agency or cause with 100% guaranteed transparency. There are no hidden costs for administration and expenditures.

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Director of Foundation

Mrs Gail van Jaarsveldt

Main address

525 Bigham Knoll Dr

Jacksonville, OR 97530 USA

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Subject area info




Community and economic development

Sports and recreation

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NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.



Programs and results

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Our programs

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Renewable energy development
Girl's Dignity
Agricultural assistance
Water, sanitation and hygiene - W.A.S.H.
Human/wildlife conflict resolution
COVID-19 response

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with diseases and illnesses
Economically disadvantaged people

Education assistance
Sport & leisure development

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Economically disadvantaged people

History preservation
Museum curation

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Children and youth

Wildlife ecotourism
Wildlife water access improvement
Environmental maintenance

Population(s) Served
People of African descent
Economically disadvantaged people

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Goals & Strategy

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The Jafuta Foundation is a non-profit organisation focused on helping humans and animals alike by creating and maintaining equilibrium between community, wildlife and conservation, education and culture.

How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time


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Director of Foundation

Mrs Gail van Jaarsveldt

Gail is the dynamic head of operations for Jafuta Foundation, a Trustee on the board and one of the original founders. She heads up a small team so you will be in direct contact with her on most occasions. Gail has been involved in charity work all her life, which was then formalised as Jafuta Foundation along with chairman Malcolm Ainscough. She is also a Sports Commissioner for the Zimbabwe Sports and Recreation Committee, under Minister Coventry.

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Board of directors
as of 01/19/2024
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Board chair

Mr Malcolm Ainscough

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Organizational demographics

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