Heart to Care Tanzania is a non-profit organization that provides support for the Bethany Pre and Primary School located in Kisongo, a small village outside of Arusha, Tanzania. Fund-raising for the school began spring of 2017, construction started fall of 2017. The doors opened on January 08, 2018, to admit the first 32 students. The school has since grown and on January 6th, 2020 launched its third year of operation with enrollment at 249, which included 122 girls and 127 boys. These children will grow up in our school that will continue through grade 7. Our Tanzanian government school registration number is EM. 17663.
In Tanzanian government schools, instruction is in Swahili, the national language, but in secondary schools, classroom instruction and testing changes to English. Thus, many children in government primary schools are poorly prepared for their next level of education, but at Bethany Pre and Primary English Medium School, they will be ready for the secondary level, as all subjects are taught and tested in English in our primary school.
Bethany Pre and Primary School’s mission is to provide a safe and caring educational environment, which aims for excellence in achieving the following goals: