Our History

Unlock a Child’s Potentials was started as Childreach Tanzania 2009.


Childreach Tanzania was founded and became an affiliate of Childreach International under the leadership of Firoz Patel.23 School Improvement projects were initiated in 11 schools 15 groups of university students from the UK traveled to Tanzania to visit Childreach Tanzania’s projects and climb Mount Kilimanjaro 100 trees were planted in schools as part of the Carbon Offsetting Project.


In 2010 School Improvement projects were carried out in 4 schools, carbon Offsetting Project expanded, and more trees were planted at schools, school Feeding project started at schools in Manyara Region, school Twinning project started between schools in Tanzania and the UK. Began supporting Ghona Vocational Training Centre for the Deaf in partnership with Signal (previously Woodford Foundation) Sheila Makindara became Childreach Tanzania’s second Country Director.


Childreach Tanzania partnered with Partnership for Health and development in Africa (PHEDA) to build capacity of health education in schools (2012-13) we partnered with Kilimanjaro Women Information Exchange and Consultancy Organisation (KWIECO) to promote a large-scale campaign for child rights awareness in 28 schools in Kilimanjaro region In partnership with White Orange Youth, Childreach Tanzania provided children in Moshi rural with access to better protection by improving child protection systems and structures in partnership with ACE Africa, Childreach Tanzania improved the wellbeing of children by increasing their knowledge of children’s rights and HIV prevention while improving access to nutritious food and community-based psychosocial support.


Childreach Tanzania was changed to Unlock a Child’s Potentials


  • Childreach Tanzania initiated a partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and started implementing projects together

  • Support of the Ghona Vocational Training Centre for the Deaf continued

  • Family Energy Project – Litre of Light Programme continued

  • As part of the My School My Voice Programme, Childreach Tanzania helped 14 Tanzanian teachers visit the UK, funded by the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms programme

  • An all-female climbing team summited Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about girls’ education and the importance of school meals. The climbing team was was comprised of 10 women from Nepal, South Africa and Tanzania. After summiting Mount Kilimanjaro, the climbing team visited schools supported by Childreach Tanzania and the World Food Programme (WFP) to inspire girls to achieve their educational goals.

  • Through a partnership with Deaf Child Worldwide, Childreach Tanzania started the Deaf Education and Development Programme (scheduled to end in 2017)


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