Volunteer with Realising Education For Development (READ)

Realising Education For Development (READ)

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa

We are the charity organisation supporting youth with access to education resources and support them in skills and capacity development.

To achieve our mission we implement Four major programs; Library Refurbishment, Literacy and Reading, Teachers professional Development and Volunteer mentoring program. To date we have refurbished 107 libraries in government schools in Tanzania, Over 1,537,345 books donated to dates, Over 756,000 pupils reached through our book project and 69,030 students reached through our library programs, we have also reached more than 1,000 international and Tanzania University students through our libraries refurbishment program. Since 2015 we have trained Over 722 teachers empowered with our program on pedagogical skills including text book use in the classroom, teaching methodologies within literacy and library management.

Our Activities

What We Need

Developing fundraising strategy, mapping donors/corporates for 2018-2019 and creating donor database

We need volunteers for only 1 months, currently there is no need after a month.

What We Provide


Important Info

Suitable For


Minimum Stay

1 or more months

Staff Size

5 to 10 people

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Your Contact Person

Magdalena George
Realising Education for Development PO Box 1160, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Other Information

In library refurbishment; We transform unused, rundown spaces to well organized, engaging libraries.
In Literacy and reading we promote 1. Reading culture 2. Improve language transition. 3. Improve students’ skills in fluency and comprehension in both Kiswahili and English.
Volunteer mentoring program here is where all of our libraries are refurbished by Tanzanian university students, and they are the one trained to support students together with teachers on literacy and reading initiatives. We also train them on workplace knowledge and skills and allow them to practice what they have learnt.
We support them to have access to job through internship program.
The Teacher Training; We train teachers on
1.Reading promotion,
2.Improving literacy
3.Textbooks use in classrooms
4.Library management

Our Wish List

We would like to have bigger office and furniture equipment from friends support/in kind donations.

What are you waiting for?

We at Realising Education For Development (READ) would love to hear from you!