Posts Tagged ‘nonprofit’

A Little Help From My Friends

A Little Help From My Friends

Project Wezesha was founded when Lucas and I responded to a request for support from the chief of Mgaraganza village: Can you help us build a secondary school? Of we course we said yes, but we then had to come up with funds. We raised money little by little. But then – a miracle! Our […]


Autumn Update on our Scholarship Program

Autumn Update on our Scholarship Program

Happy Autumn to all of you! The leaves are turning in their brilliance here in Vermont, but back in Tanzania, rainy season is upon them – which means everything gets so lush and green! Students are getting ready for their end-of-year examinations. Let’s just say there are some stressed students in our midst! These exams […]


Spring 2016 Update on Our Students

Spring 2016 Update on Our Students

We’re at the half way mark of a new school semester and are eager to share some updates on our students. These updates are based on a report compiled by Lucas after many calls and personal visits with teachers, headmasters, parents and students. As each year passes, our student numbers ebb and flow due to […]


Ismail – Student, Driver, Mechanic, Success Story!

Ismail - Student, Driver, Mechanic, Success Story!

Ismail joined our program years ago! He was among the first scholarship students that Project Wezesha admitted into the program. After secondary school, Ismail didn’t score high enough on the national examinations to go to high school, but he had the option of our continued support through vocational school. Since then, he has been immersed […]


Empower through Education

Empower through Education

Project Wezesha is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2009 by Lucas Lameck and Rai Farrelly.  We founded Project Wezesha to address the needs of children in rural villages within the Kigoma Region of Western Tanzania.  Wezesha is the Kiswahili word for Empower.  The aim of Project Wezesha is to empower local communities through increased […]


May 2011 Update on Amahoro Secondary School

May 2011 Update on Amahoro Secondary School

It is so exciting to see the progress on Amahoro Secondary School.  Project Wezesha is lucky to have Lucas as our co-founder and in-country director because he is really driving this project with his encouragement, diligence and excellent photos.  He just sent 27 photos via email to share the progress! Since November, there have been […]