Project Fire

Team leaders from the Chamwino Arts Centre have been traveling around the world this past year participating in Project F.I.R.E (From Idea to Reality and Execution), a multi-phase training course in project management and planning for CAC staff who are leading our education projects and programs in Chamwino. Training course 1 was in South Africa,  Training … More Project Fire

Gettin’ Crafty

In July 2014, Chamwino Connect partnered with the World Reader program to help encourage the culture of reading and learning in the local school and greater community of Chamwino, Tanzania. Worldreader is a non-profit organization that delivers e-books to people in the developing world. To date, we have been able to purchase 75 e-readers for … More Gettin’ Crafty

Desks for Schools

Students, get to your desk! Imagine going to elementary school and sitting on the concrete floor all day. Until this year, the majority of classrooms in the three Chamwino primary schools had no desks. The major shortage of desks has driven parents to advocate for a better learning environment for their children. In doing so, the community … More Desks for Schools

WorldReader Annual Report

Below is a snippet from Maurice Mkhotya’s (WorldReader Project Manager) Annual Report on the e-reader program in the Chamwino Secondary School. ANNUAL REPORT 2015 The Worldreader Project was launched in July 2014 in Chamwino Secondary School in the School library. The main objective of the Project was to help building the reading culture of the … More WorldReader Annual Report

One Day’s Wages to Partner in Food Relief

We are excited to share that we are partnering with One Day’s Wages (ODW) to meet our goal of raising $10,000 in our food relief campaign!  ODW has agreed to match all donations made through their website (up to $5,000):  Here’s a link to donate: https://www.onedayswages.org/donate/org/emergency-food-aid-tanzania-chamwino-connect One Day’s Wages funds projects on the ground to … More One Day’s Wages to Partner in Food Relief