Tsholotsho District is one of the seven districts within Matabeleland North Province. The district has 22 wards with a population of about 113 895 (2012 census). It boarders with Lupane (North East), Umguza (East) and Hwange (North) and Bulilima to the South. The district covers 8 336 km 2. It falls under natural region 4 which is characterized by low and unreliable rainfall. The district is primarily rural and people derive their livelihood from subsistence farming and diaspora remittances. The district is dominated by Kalahari sands which are characterized by high drainage and low fertility which is not favorable for cropping. The economy of the district is largely driven by natural resources which comprise of timber, wildlife and sands.A self-driven community undertaking sustainable development initiatives that respects their own felt needs with a sense of ownership and effective accessible superior basic services by 2020.
To promote dignified lives for the community through sustainable utilization of natural resources, creation of a conducive economic environment, provision of basic services, with the involvement of stakeholders while emphasizing on good corporate governance.
- Transparency and Accountability: We are committed to practice and maintain good corporate governance
- Teamwork: Involvement of all stakeholders in the implementation of Council programs
- Integrity: To conduct our business in a professional and ethical manner
- Environmental friendliness: Sustainable utilization and conservation of natural resources and the maintenance of the immediate environment
- Non-discrimination: Gender, ethnicity, race, religion, disability issues are taken into consideration within all our programs