Empowering God’s children through
education, opportunity — and love.

Teaching that disability is not inability.

Tanzania’s first primary school for physically disabled students.

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What is Faraja?

In the heart of Tanzania, where quality education is far too often out of reach for disabled children—especially poor disabled children—Faraja Primary School provides a lifetime of opportunity to those who need it most through high-quality education, dedicated medical care, and vital love and support.

Discover the Heartwarming Story of Faraja

Faraja Primary School started as an idea born out of faith by one loving couple. Twenty years later, it has become one of Tanzania’s most celebrated schools for disabled children. In Miracles by the Mountain, explore this moving story and meet the men, women, and children who have made miracles happen here every single day. Featuring dozens of photos of the school and our inspiring students.

The authors have donated the book & all proceeds to The Faraja Fund Foundation.

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Miracles by the Mountain

Support Faraja’s Capital Campaign

Our Capital Campaign celebrates twenty years of Faraja changing lives and warming hearts in Tanzania and around the world. Help Faraja continue in its mission by supporting our 20th Anniversary Capital Campaign. Donations will provide funding for needed campus and medical facility improvements that will allow our students to live, learn, and thrive for years to come.

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Our Recognition

Platinum GuideStar Badge

Faraja earned the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information

Points of Light Badge
Point of Light

Awarded to individuals making a difference by demonstrating how “a neighbor can help a neighbor.” In 2018, Faraja Founders Joann and Don Tolmie were honored with a Points of Light Award.

Latest News

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2021 Career Camp

Career Camp is informative, motivating and fun for Faraja students and this year was no exception! This past September, forty-nine […]

Celebrating 20 Years!

Faraja Primary School celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year and we are giving you a look back in photos to […]

Sports Day Fun!

Sports Dayis fun for everyone and was held this past June. It is organized so that all the […]

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