Geographically it is situated in southeastern part of the landlocked country. It has four towns which include Masvingo (the oldest in Zimbabwe), Chiredzi, Triangle and Mpandawana.  Because of its location in the lowveld it is drought prone and not fit for agriculture. In 1992, 90% of cattle were lost in the drought.

Its population reach more than 1,5 million despite the fact that many if the youth are now in foreign lands where they went as boarder jumpers looking for a means of survival. It remains the province with most educated people. More university graduates (currently unemployed) come from the province. Most commonly known for academics was Edson Zvobgo (Harvard trained lawyer) and a nationalist. They're other youths making it in Masvingo like Charles Manyuchi (boxer), Tafadzwa Chitokwindo (rugby), Ovidy Karuru (soccer)  raising the Zimbabwean flag high.


Masvingo Provincial Commander: Munyaradzi Rushwaya

Its attractions include the Great Zimbabwe World Heritage Site on which the name of the country came. Gonarezhou National Park and Lake Mutirikwe the second largest inland dam in Zimbabwe.Masvingo produces more sugar in the Hippo Valley Estates than any other province.

Despite being educated, many youths are unemployed and very desperate. Political parties have also destroyed a sense of unity of a purpose in them, they're divided.

However, the YARD organization has been the most dependable pressure group fighting to correct all the quagmires in the province. The youth attempted to stage a demonstration against President Mugabe as YARD on 26 February 2016 but were countered by the heavy state machinery.

They have since now embarked on strengthening the organization creating structures in all 7 districts, 26 constituencies and 242 wards.

Academically Masvingo is known to be one of the Best Provinces in the country in both O and A level. Having the largest number of boarding schools in the country (more than 15). Hence most of the students from this Province excel to the best Universities in the country and abroad.

Provincial Commander: Munyaradzi Rushwaya on +263 715 645 889

Masvingo Province