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Light For Learning bettered education conditions for "SHARE in Africa" girls in Tanzania

SHARE launched the LIGHT FOR LEARNING campaign to bring electricity to our SHARE rooms.  Click here to watch our short video.

UNITED NATIONS YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNITION AWARD

SHARE founder Shannon McNamara, along with two other recipients from China and South Korea, were honored by the United Nations for "significant contributions to humanitarian goals" at the Youth Ach

NIKE GIRL EFFECT VIDEO CHALLENGE

SHARE's video,"Sharing Hope" was a finalist for the Nike Girl Effect Video Challenge.  "Sharing Hope" was made b

Seeds from SHARE provides for "SHARE in Africa" schools and families in order to better education and life

Over the past decade the Seeds From SHARE Project has distributed over 3000 packages of vegetable seeds to sc

NATIONAL YOUNG WOMAN OF DISTINCTION, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

Shannon McNamara was named a "National Young Woman of Distinction" by Girl Scouts USA for demonstrating extraordinary leade

Pen Pal Program

With great excitement, the SHARE Pen Pal Letter Program was launched in March 2010.

Capps Centre

SHARE saw an important need at the Hekima Girls' Secondary School in Bukoba, Tanzania, and fulfilled that need by providing the 470 students with a new dining hall.

We have provided over 1,000 SHARE t-shirts to girls in our programs in schools throughout Tanzania.

School Supply Drive

Christopher McNamara organized a SHARE Supply Drive at Markel Corporation in Redbank, New Jersey. 

300 teachers and parents in Tanzania now have glasses!

Tanzania suffers from a widespread shortage of reading glasses. 

 

"SHARE in Africa" worked to improve education for girls in Tanzania through after school reading programs

Girls who attend primary school in Bukoba, Tanzania, struggle to become literate.

 

"SHARE in Africa" works to better girls education in Tanzania through teacher training programs

Many studies link teachers' own education and training levels with enrollment and attainment, especially among girls.

Volunteers around the world donate books to "SHARE in Africa" with the goal of improving girls education in Tanzania

Thousands of SHARE volunteers in American have helped collect, sort, label, and box donated children’s books and school supplies for the SHARE libraries.  As news of SHARE spreads, volunteers aroun

"SHARE in Africa" built its first library for girls education in Kiteyagwa, Tanzania

Opened in July 2008, this is SHARE’s inaugural library.  SHARE completely renovated a dilapidated classroom to house the library and the SHARE program. 

"SHARE in Africa" helped create the first library at Kagemu School in Tanzania to aid girls education

Kagemu Secondary School in Tanzania has 900 students and teachers, but before SHARE, there was no school library!  In July 2009, SHARE renovated a classroom and equipped it with thousands of books

Kangabusharo Primary School holds one of "SHARE in Africa" 's libraries to further girls education

In 2009, SHARE renovated of one of the dilapidated classrooms and transformed it into a

Hekima SHARE Library

SHARE transformed a room that was being used as a grainery into a state-of-the-art library for the Hekima Girls' Secondary School.  There are 460 students, and approximately 15 staff members and te

Zanzibar Library

SHARE in Africa has donated science books and school supplies to the school library at the Kajificheni Primary School in Zanzibar in 2009 and 2010.  Farashuu H.

"SHARE in Africa" has donated school supplies to the new library in Malawi

SHARE has donated hundreds of children's books and school supplies in recent years to the new library at a feeding center in Malawi.

Thanks to Nate Berkus for launching SHARE's pilot electronic reader initiative by donating 10 brand-new SONY E-Readers!