Harambee Let's Pull Together!

What is Harambee?

Freedom School scholars begin their day with Harambee.  Harambee is a Kiswahili term that means "pull together".

The 2010 Freedom School Scholars participating in Harambee







How does Harambee go?

Hallelujah Chorus

Community Readers

Motivational Song

Cheers and Chants


What does Harambee mean to you?

Here's what some of the Freedom School Scholars said:

"It makes me happy"

"We sing, clap and dance"

"We all come together as one big family"

"We sing, dance and get energized"

"I love the motivational song"

Community Readers

Successful people are invited to visit Freedom School and read favorite stories during Harambee. 

Read examples of the books read by our community reader guests.