The Primary School of Tuwapende Watoto

The Tuwapende Watoto Primary School is open to girls and boys (1st to 7th class). The lessons are taught in English. The primary school currently has twelve bright and large rooms and the class size is limited to a maximum of 40 children.


The first semester starts in January and ends in June. The second one runs from July to December.

School Calendar 2016

application/pdf SCHOOL CALENDER 2016.pdf (265.3 kB)


The school uniform is as follows:

Shirt TSH 9'000
T-shirt TSH 8'500
Socks TSH 1'500
Diary TSH 8'500
Primary skirt TSH 13'000
Primary short TSH 13'000
Primary sport short TSH 10'000
Sweater TSH 15'000


Closed black shoes are recommended.
All uniforms (except shoes) can be ordered and purchased at the school.

Fees per student

The fees include class fee, food, graduation and stationary. The uniforms and transportation are not included in the fees.

Registration fee:

TSH 40'000

Primary school attendance:

TSH 1'200'000 / year or 300'000 TSH in January, 300'000 in April, 300'000 in July and 300'000 in October

Transport fee from Bunju, Mabwe and Kituna

TSH 400'000 / year or TSH 200'000 / term or TSH 100'000 / quarter

Transport fee from Mapinga, Boko, Fanaka, Tegeta

TSH 500'000 / year or TSH 250'000 / term or TSH 125'000 / quarter

Transport fee from Mbweni

TSH 600'000 / year or TSH 300'000 / term or TSH 150'000 / quarter


We employ only qualified, experienced and state certified teachers. On an individual care of the children we place great value.

Inclusion of parents

We encourage parents to participate actively in the development of their children and to visit our nursery after consultation with the teachers. Parent meetings and parent evenings are organized by teaching staff.


At 10:00 in the morning the children enjoy  freshly prepared snacks. At noon they receive a warm and healthy meal.


In addition to the standard curriculum of the Tanzanian school we teach the children in the subjects of drawing, computer science, sports and social sciences. From Grade 3 to Grade 6 we teach the children in French.