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St.Justine's Youth & Children Association
  • Kilombero, Tanzania
Organization Description
St. Justine's Youth & Children Association, known as St.Justine preparatory School (REGISTRATION NO: KDC 67 /05/ 212) started July 08th 2013,

is founded by Mr Magesa (A teacher) after being see most of children are seek jobs in the street and they do not go to school, and they don't go to school due to family problems and poor leaning environment in the government schools around the mkamba villege.

Mr.Magesa and Mr. Bartazali Mtitu start to collect children in the street and starting give them basic education such as counting, reading and writing.

There is a lot of poverty in the slums. Joblessness makes people get involved in prostitution, and sale of drugs .This has in the resent years resulted to high spread of HIV aids and it has become a disaster. Some children are total orphaned and cannot continue going to school. There are so many children around the slums who don’t get 3 meals a day and survive with one meal. There is no enough support to the children to get education.The number continues to increase every day. In Tanzania public schools are fewer than children You will find a class of 80 children being handled by one teacher So at the end of the day the quality of education is low. Its due to this reason that a group of 3 volunteers committed to help few children get into school. St.Justine Youth and Children Association (st.justine school ) was started by few volunteers to care for the needy children. It was started in 2013 and now it has 2 classes (we rent)with 65 plus children .There is Baby class,Nursery,and Pre unit classes, and class 1 and class 2.

The Education system in Tanzania is -3 yrs kindergarten, -7 years primary -4 years Secondary school, 2years in Advanced level secondary,3 university. St.Justine's Children Centre offers Kindergarten education and since last year we are now in primary school. The school needs extra classes to be able to take care of both Kindergarten and Primary school and not in a rented facility because the expense is too high on rent. (We have the land )

The school is a registered Charity. It provides breakfast and lunch to all the children.Everything comes from well-wishers.Childrens come to the Centre in the morning at 8 am and stay until 4 p.m when they go home to their guardians .We have also volunteer teachers who help in teaching the children.We normally recruit volunteers from all over the world to volunteer with our school.Volunteers help in cooking for the children, home visits,washing,sports,photos/filming, social workers,teaching, etc.

School needs are;
- Food
- Uniforms
- Stationary
- Sporty equipments
- Teachers pay
- Rent for the facility
- Utilities
Childcare / Children, Education, Sports
Skills Needed
English Teaching, vocatonal skills, care skill for the children, IT teaching, Sports skills
Accommodation Provided - Minimum Stay: None
Average Cost per Week ($USD)
$56 per week
Estimate only - contact this Organization for actual costs to Volunteer
  • 3 Meals per Day
  • Homestay

Costs do not include Flights, Visas, Vaccinations, Insurance, Spending Money, Pre-Departure-Orientation, 2-Meals-per-Day, 1-Meal-per-Day, Volunteer-Hostel, Local-Transport, Airport-Pickup-and-Drop-Off, Internet


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