Success Stories


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. The girls are proud to wear the brightly colored shirts, which have SHARE's motto on the back: "Today a reader, tomorrow a leader."

The t-shirts help build unity and provide a new piece of clothing to each SHARE girl, something that's a rare treat.

Pen Pal Program

For many years SHARE hosted a thriving Pen Pal Letter Program. (Please note that the SHARE Pen Pal Program has ended.) SHARE girls at the Kagema School in Tanzania initiated the program by writing 33 letters, in English, introducing themselves and their country to teenage SHARE volunteers in New Jersey. After that, there were numerous exchanges back and forth between the SHARE girls in Africa and the SHARE volunteers in North America. Approximately 70 teenagers participated in the program, which ended as the students graduated from high school.

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 classrooms.



DeSales University Club

The DeSales University chapter was founded in 2012 by SHARE supporter John Bayeux. The club holds fundraising events and raises awareness about SHARE. To date, members have raised over $5,000. For more information about the founding of the DeSales Club, click here.

In fall 2012, this chapter organized a collection at Sunday masses on campus, and they raised over $450 for SHARE. They also raised over $150 by selling ornaments.

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.

South African Libraries

SHARE in Africa donated 17,000 books to four South African school libraries, impacting four thousand students, through the Global Literacy Project.