Jibilika Dance Trust founder Plot Mhako took a bow and announced that he will be stepping down from his role as the projects and creative director. This announcement was made as the trust celebrated it’s 10th annivessary. The 35 year old handed over the mantle to 2016 National Arts Merit Award-winning theatre practitioner and dancer, Nyaradzao Francisca Nhongonhema.
Jibilika Dance Trust is the brainchild of Plot Mhako and was established in 2007. The main focus of the trust is to help young people to make positive life choices through dance. The programs have been focused on creating social and economic impact. Jibilika has become one of the most renowned dance groups in Zimbabwe with Plot himself being a household name.
Having hosted a number of events including the African qualifier for the world Break dance championship, Battle of the Year in 2011. Apart from hosting big events, Jibilika has also won several awards including the NAMAs and Zim Hip Hop awards. Jibilika Dace Trust ha come to be known for its annual dance festival which has been held in different parts of the country.
Plot has toured some African countries, Europe and in 2015 he was a Mandela Fellow under the Young African Leaders Initiative. He is also a qualified journalist, an administrator, and graphic designer.