Category Archives: Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela. We provide uniforms, school fees, books and any materials that make going to school possible.

BONKERS FOR BOOKS!

Two exciting things happening this month at Majengo: New Library We have installed a new library shelf at Majengo where the children have access to books of many different levels. The books have been organized in to categories reflecting ability and subject. The children are able to read when they are finished their homework with… Read more

Building Futures, one math problem at a time

Saturday Tutoring Program: After parent teacher interviews in January, the Education Committee (comprised of members in North America and Tanzania) determined the need for weekend tutoring. While the children are generally doing well in their classes, they require extra support in math and sciences. Thus, we hired a teacher from a local English school to… Read more

Get Smart with Teacher Melchiat

Most of the Majengo children are either currently enrolled in, or at one point attended Mwalimu Anna’s English Medium School (MAEMS). This month Melchiat Muhandichi Mutsotso is our guest author. She began teaching at MAEMS in 2011 and currently teaches class 6 and class 7. She lives nearby in Mto Wa Mbu Village. Melchiat on… Read more

Mamas in the Brand New Kitchen!

Recently Completed Projects: WASH Project: We completed our WASH program, which involved the building of a brand new bathroom, a renovated kitchen and sinks for hand washing. These new facilities are encouraging hand washing among the children, and are helping to improve the quality of cleaning that is being done in the kitchen. Check out… Read more

THE GIFT OF EDUCATION

This month, we are sharing stories from the ground at Majengo! The following two articles share the experiences of education sponsors who had the opportunity to meet their sponsor children. Paul & Bonnie McGraw – Sponsors since 2014 “In life, sometimes you have an experience that resonates long after the event is over, and without a… Read more