Harambee Centre

Harambee Centre's mission is to connect the people of the Pacific Northwest with the people and cultures of Africa for the good of the global community. Our vision is to pull people together based on mutual understanding and respect and to create enduring relationships among diverse peoples. Our goals are: a) to inform, educate and enlighten people of our community about the cultures and realities of the vast and varied societies of Africa; b) to build bonds of understanding, respect, and mutually beneficial relationships between people in the Pacific Northwest and people in Africa; and c) to support self-help projects in African communities by generating funds from resources in our comm...
Education & Safety for Rural Girls in Uganda
 
This project will build a floor for a Girls' Dormitory at St. Andrews Matale Secondary School in Rakai, Southern Uganda. Annually, the dorm will house 300 secondary school girls - some of whom are orphans - and help to create a safer and more nurturing school environment to enhance girls' chances of academic success. project reportread updates from the field
Train 10-30 women in Arusha to sew menswear
 
This project will increase the skills and incomes of 10-30 low-income young women (most of whom are under age 25) connected with the Rural Community Network (RUCONET) in Arusha, Tanzania, by training them to sew and manage their own businesses. Funds will pay for a skilled teacher and assistant to provide an advanced two-month course on menswear and embroidery and groom them to pass on their skills and knowledge. A digital camera will be used to photograph garments and teaching techniques. project reportread updates from the field
Bringing Science Education to Ugandan Rural Girls
 
This project builds and equips science classrooms with labs for 200 girls. Science courses and lab work is compulsory in Uganda. But until now most girls didn’t have equal access to equipment or labs project reportread updates from the field
Sewing Enterprise for Adolescent Girls in Tanzania
 
The project provides sewing and business training to increase the skills and income potential of 30-60 undereducated and underemployed adolescent girls each year. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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