The Friends of Maktaba Project is dedicated to promoting literacy and providing educational opportunities for children and adults living in rural communities in the developing world.

“Books can teach us, can inspire us or can refresh our minds; books can break down the isolation of our lives and provide us with a friend wherever we may be, we have to try very hard in Tanzania to cultivate the habit of reading among our young people and among our newly literate citizens” (29 November 1965).

Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere, Founding Father of Tanzania



Utilizing information technology, we will help empower individuals with literacy skills and a culture of development and growth.

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