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: Help look after, educate and instruct children.

Teaching Sports: Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.

Teaching Languages: Teach a language to guests or local communities.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

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


Fluent English

Between 18 and 50 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

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!