Queen Elizabeth Academy, Mlali, Tanzania

Founded by Dr. Kilines Sekwiha in Mlali, Tanzania, Queen Elizabeth Academy (QEA) is a community-run primary school that strives to create equal opportunities in education, offering free slots to vulnerable children. QEA is a pillar in the community: it provides high quality education and daily meals to children from a variety of backgrounds and facilitates the Sarafina Women’s Group, which is an inclusive space for mothers of QEA students to support each other and participate in business and permaculture trainings.