Explore the beautiful Usambara Mountains in Lushoto with us!

The Exchange

We are a non-profit making organization based in Lushoto in the beautiful Usambara Mountains. We aim at tackling the adverse challenges of education within our communities in different parts of Tanzania by minimizing the level of illiteracy in children by addressing and pioneering the book reading tradition to children and youths from the age of 3 years to 20 years old. You can easily be part of our community in this project


15 hours of help per week

Child Care: Get a new purpose in life educating and caring for children

Teaching Sports: Organize and teach different sports and activities.

Teaching Languages: Give language lessons to guests or local community.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Tent: A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Fluent English

Between 18 and 50 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

During weekdays the volunteers will have to participate in a school programs and after school programs which will be conducted at the library. Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week and all the weekends are off in order for volunteers to explore more and interact with locals around our community in this beautiful Usambara Mountains. We truly expect your ideas and talents will bring a lot of change through our projects.

Activities & Shift

Teaching the kids at the school for minimum of 2 hours then after school you will be able to join with them at the library for another 2 hours of reading,playing games with them etc (depending on the weekly schedule)


Alcohol and drugs are not allowed at the school and at the library too!