African Modern Arts Project

by East Africa Aid Foundation
Aug 22, 2011

AMAP School New Headquarters

AMAP Children
AMAP Children

AMAP school is currently located in the middle of Bagamoyo town. The school premises is a rented house of two floors and an adjacent playground space. With the total number of children over 64 right now the old headquarters are proving to be rather small for all the children and the classrooms during the morning session.

We have investigated relocating the school outside the Bagamoyo town area to a bigger and more open location to provide the children with more playground space as well as a better classroom environment.

Our search has lead us to a plot of land with the total surface area of 3 acres and is located around 3 KMs South of the current school location in a fairly uninhabited area with ample trees and greenery. The land will be allocated to the project the early part of 2012 where we shall be starting construction on a portion of it. We are quite excited about the transition and what this would mean to the children of Bagamoyo.

To make the space into an educational center we are looking into building a stage I school and classrooms on about ten percent of the total layout with the total of four classrooms and expanding to six or eight in 2013-2104.

The next quarter of the year is going to prove challenging because we need to gather all our energies and focus on a fundraising campaign to build the four classrooms as stage one of the building premises. We are working towards raising enough funds during the last quarter of 2011 to start and complete the initial building phase no later than the end of May 2012.

We shall be filing progress reports of the fundraising and creating a new cause for our fundraising to help this effort.

 Who can help?

Individuals that find it in their heart to donate to the cause

Corporations that would help contribute to the infrastructure of stage I

Barack Smiling!
Barack Smiling!
Bagamoyo Town
Bagamoyo Town



About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

East Africa Aid Foundation
Project Leader:
Tarek El-Shayal
New York, NY United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in Tanzania, United Republic of or in Education that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.