We are an orphanage and charitable organization located in Arusha, Tanzania. We sponsor a myriad of projects to help children and youth - who are either from poor backgrounds or are orphans - that aim to provide them with the education they deserve. We began Jitihada in 2011 and have come very far since then. We attribute much of our success to our volunteers and our supporters worldwide.
Jitihada’s ultimate goal is to eradicate poverty. We believe that this can be achieved through the provision of education to all those in need. We aim to increase literacy rates and educational achievement goals of the Tanzanian youth. We know that if we all work together to rain the hands, minds and hearts of Tanzanian youth, we will create a better future for all.
We are operating in two sites. The first is at Morombo area in the outskirts of Arusha City which we use as refuge centre as well as a pre-school in the rented house since 2008. The second site is at Engutoto Ward area, also in the outskirts of Arusha City, and about 8km., from the Morombo area of the first site. At the second site we run a primary school of newly constructed classes Std. I – VII equipped with poorly made furniture.