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Peace Matunda Organisation was founded in 2000 by Unambwe Zephania Kaaya, a professional wildlife guide and community leader. Due to the difficulties he saw facing the local people ‘Kaaya’ initiated the project for the benefit of his community, providing jobs through cultural tourism and safaris of the local area. In 2005 Kaaya opened the door of his family home to five children from the area that were without family support. Not long after this, the first primary class opened on site and the building of the first orphanage dormitory began.
After a lot of hard work and many generous donations, 6 years on Peace Matunda School is now a fully functioning primary school; currently classes range from Baby class, Kindergarten through to STD V and the next two years will see the opening of STD VI and STD VII classes.
Peace Matunda follows the Tanzanian curriculum and teaches all subjects apart from Kiswahili in the English language. All the teachers are Tanzanian and work tirelessly to provide a well-rounded education for the children there. Subjects include; English, Maths, Science, History, Civics, Geography, Kiswahili, Art and Sport.
Peace Matunda Tours is the Cultural Tourism and Safari Company that supports the School and Orphanage. Peace Matunda Tours offers a wide variety of Cultural Tourism in the surrounding areas of Meru, where founder Kaaya and most of the team at Peace Matunda were born and raised. Peace Matunda also offers wildlife Safaris across the beautiful Tanzanian landscape and Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru treks. All of the activities available through Peace Matunda Tours enables the growing development and sustainability of the Peace Matunda School and Orphanage, therefore assuring that your recreational time in Africa is supporting the local community.