Benguerra Primary School was established in 2008 to provide education for children on the island. Previously children did not attend school or travelled to the mainland to do so. Africa Foundation has been active in the communities on Benguerra Island since 2015. Focus areas of work to date have been Future Foundations projects, such as clinic and school infrastructure and solutions to improve access to water. Healthy Ecosystems with the Oceans Without Borders marine conservation programme active in this seascape since 2018.
Africa Foundation recently secured funding to build one double classroom block at the school. The Foundation would like to continue with the development of infrastructure, and is seeking funding support for the construction of another block of two classrooms.