St Eugene’s Hostel and the Montessori Usumbara School run by the Montessori Sisters was originally formed in Tanga, the Montessori School and Teacher Training Centre near Lushoto has as its main aim the training of young teachers in Tanzania in the Montessori educational system.
There is a small primary school attached to the college which takes in fee paying students from 3 to 6 years of age (with plans to extend the age range). Some local children are also accepted who’s parents are unable to pay the fees.
The fees collected go towards the funding of the college, further funding schemes include small workshops where local women make clothes, batiks, postcards etc. these are sold in the college shop. Finally th
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