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.
Thanks to Nate Berkus for launching SHARE's pilot electronic reader initiative by donating 10 brand-new SONY E-Readers!
Over the past 10 years, SHARE supporters have donated hundreds of used laptops to our students in Tanzanian schools. Recently we have helped fund new computers for our secondary school.
Author Shellie Hipsky feautures SHARE as an entire chapter in her book "Ordinary People Extraordinary Planet" which highlights fifteen different people and their uplifting and inspiring stories.
Smoke detectors were donated to Hekima Girls' Secondary School in Tanzania in memory of Jim Farley, who was a volunteer firefighter, SHARE supporter, friend, and wonderful human being!
These Canadian girls were thrilled to put on this fundraising event for SHARE -- selling out everything in just about 2.5 hours!
When girls are healthy and educated, they can create a brighter future for themselves and everyone around them!
Girls who attend primary school in Bukoba, Tanzania, struggle to become literate.
Teen Vogue. "Giving Back: Shannon McNamara of SHARE in Africa." January 2012.
For many years SHARE hosted a thriving Pen Pal Letter Program.
In addition to funding uniform expenses, we have also provided over 5,000 SHARE t-shirts to girls in our programs in schools throughout Tanzania.
SHARE has hosted hundreds of School Supply drives.
300 teachers and parents in Tanzania now have glasses!
Tanzania suffers from a widespread shortage of reading glasses.
Shannon McNamara's work with SHARE caught the attention of teen star Miley Cyrus, who invited her and her fellow SHARE volunteers, Bridget and Dylan, to attend her concert in Newark in November 200
Many studies link teachers' own education and training levels with enrollment and attainment, especially among girls.