Welcome to

A 501(c)(3) organization in Springfield, Missouri

Our Mission

Ujima uses literacy to educate, connect, and empower children and families. 


Ujima builds literacy skills and social capital based on a unique community-based model that leverages the rich legacy of our culturally-diverse community. 

Our Classes




K - 5th Grade

What Parents Think

"Ujima helps to build my son's knowledge, build his imagination and helps him learn how to socialize with kids of all ages."

Zayden's mom

©2020 Ujima Language and Literacy is a 501 (c)(3) (non-profit) organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

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Springfield, Missouri