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

Over the past decade, thousands of SHARE volunteers from around the world have collected, sorted, labeled, boxed, and shipped over 33,0000 donated children’s books, and 15,000 classroom supplies fo

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

This is SHARE’s inaugural library, the first of nine libraries, opened in July 2008. 

"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 has created many school libraries since 2008.

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.

Teen Ink

Teen Ink "SHARE in Africa" February 2010

Team SHARE traveled to Tanzania for the fifth time in summer 2012, and the trip was a huge success!

Khan Academy provides a free collection of 4,000+ video tutorials in mathematics, physics, computer science, etc. The videos provide “a free world class education for anyone anywhere.” 

SHARE donated Beanie Babies (stuffed toys) to the Itahwa Buresha Nursery School in Tanzania. This nursery school is mostly made up of orphans being taken care of by neighbors and extended family.

Tanzanian girls for SHARE in Africa and girls' education

Thanks to the Somerset Hills YMCA in Basking Ridge, New Jersey for inviting SHARE to participate in their summer teen volunteer program.

Shannon McNamara at Operation Smile Youth Leadership Conference

SHARE was honored to be invited to speak at the 2014 Youth Leadership Conference in Limerick, Ireland! What an inspiring event, and what a fantastic audience of young leaders!

"Oprah Winfrey"  "Shannon Hill McNamara"

Cheers to Oprah Winfrey for helping spread awareness for girls' education in Africa.  SHARE's founder was interviewed on Oprah Radio and SHARE's work was published on the Oprah’s Angel Network.

Furniture for classrooms, dormitories, and community centers

Thanks to the support of donors like you, SHARE has supplied tables and chairs to seat 1000 students in SHARE's Capps Centre, bunk beds in the new dormitory, and desks in numerous Tanzanian school


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

SHARE on The Nate Berkus Show

SHARE founder, Shannon McNamara, was a guest on The Nate Berkus Show in February 2011. Shannon was asked about her efforts with SHARE, a nonprofit organiza

SHARE on One on One with Steve Adubato

Steve Adubato interviews Shannon on his program. Video here