Immerse yourself in southern African culture with Total Sensitivity

Mary & Jonah Gokova are everyday Zimbaweans doing extraordinary things—don't miss an opportunity to be a guest at their suburban bed and breakfast in Harare.

They can help plan programs designed around your group's specific needs.

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Immerse Yourself

Mary & Jonah Gokova have decades of experience working for economic development, peace and social justice. They have strong ties to civil society and faith-based organizations.

Their Total Sensitivity programme provides opportunities for people with very different experiences to learn and grow by getting to know each other. This Zimbabwe-based program offers services to visitors, students, and workers as well as faith-based, gender and socio-economic justice groups who want to broaden their cultural experience.

Mary and Jonah can organize a custom program based on your group’s needs and interests.

Why Total Sensitivity?


  • Fully staffed bed and breakfast
  • Up to 12 people
  • Transport
  • Custom themes
  • Visits to civil society and development organizations
  • Time with your local counterparts


The approach involves experience-based learning opportunities designed to meet needs of individuals or groups. We can host groups of up to 12 people at a time.

We bonded around humor and music,” Ancel Camacho explained, “but also around the conversations we had about culture, gender rights and other issues.”

Total Sensitivity makes a professionally administered programme to meet your needs. Should you have free time and want to unwind or see a bit more of Zimbabwe, arrangements can be made to take you there.

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For Airbnb accomodations only, please book through Airbnb.

For Airbnb accomodations plus meals and/or transport services, fill out the form below.

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About your group

Every Total Sensitivity program is planned together with you so it will meet your group's unique needs. Every program will involve interaction with Zimbabweans who share your interests.

To help us create a proposal for your consideration, please answer the following questions.

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For additional information, email
or call our US representative, Steve Askin, at 562-631-2424