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         Fall 2019 Newsletter

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Tanzania at the U.N.
Information on Tanzanian activities and policy stands at the United Nations, a Who's who at the Mission, and links to other useful websites

Voice of America (Swahili)
USA Voice of America Swahili Service


Tanzania Newspapers
and News Media Guide

Tanzania Newspapers and News Media Guide

Diaspora Council of Tanzanians in America

USA Non-Profit Organizations Working in Tanzania

The following are U.S. groups which FOT believes are presently working in Tanzania and with which FOT or some of its members have had some experience in the past. FOT is offering these names solely to inform people interested in Tanzania of possible opportunities to help and serve there. Before donating or becoming involved in any other way with these groups, FOT suggests you check to be sure they are still active and working in Tanzania. They are listed below in alphabetical order.

AHEAD, Inc. (Adventures in Health, Education, and Agricultural Development, Inc.)

Rockville, MD
Kisarawe, Dar es Salaam Region
Supports medical treatment, public health initiatives and education

Books for Africa

St. Paul, MN
Sends containers of text books to Africa, including Tanzania

Bricks and Books

Washington, DC
Arusha town, Arusha Region
Founded by high school and college students, supports health, welfare, and education of students

Elimu Africa

Maple Grove, MN
Northeast Tanzania and Zanzibar
Provides textbooks and supplies to primary and secondary schools

The Foundation for African Medicine and Education (FAME)

Redding, CA
Karatu, Arusha Region
Provides health care and trains medical personnel
Friends of Meali

Friends of Meali International, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
Karatu District, Arusha Region
Supports rural Meali Primary School

The GLK Student Fund

Tehachapi, CA
Bukoba, Kagera Region
Educational Scholarships for needy children

Global Outreach

Park, FL
Iringa Region
Provides computer labs to secondary schools and shared electronic library
Godparents for Tanzania

Godparents for Tanzania

Roanoke, VA
Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region and Karatu, Arusha Region
Provides student scholarships for secondary, vocational, college and university students

Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania

Lake Oswego, OR
Monduli District of northern Tanzania
Supports Orkeeswa Secondary School


New York, NY
Mtwara Region
Funds education and housing for orphan and vulnerable children

Knock Foundation

Northridge, CA
Kilimanjaro Region
Supports orphans and vulnerable children in schools and income generation

Kupona Foundation

New York, NY
Dar es Salaam
Supports disability and rehabilitation work and the fistula and women's health component of CCBRT (Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania) and at Baobob Maternity Hospital in Dar es Saalam

Moyo International

Boston, MA
Moshi and Morogoro
Supports poverty reduction programs for women and families

Nurturing Minds

Valley Forge, PA
Sponsors the Sega Secondary School for girls

Outreach Africa/ Outreach International

Union, IA
Singida Region
Supports water, food, medicine and education

Project Zawadi

St. Paul, MN
Nyamuswa and Mugumu in Mara Region
Supports educational needs of orphans and vulnerable children

Songea's Kids

Sammamish, WA
Songea, Ruvuma Region
Supports orphans and vulnerable children with housing and education

Support for International Change (SIC)

Los Angeles, CA
Arusha and Manyara Regions
Community based HIV services in rural areas

Tanzanian Children's Fund

Boston, MA
Oldeani District
Supports orphans with a home and education at the Rift Valley Children's Village

The Tanzanian Children's Project

Columbia, MD
Rombo District, Kilimanjaro Region
Built and supports the Malowa Medical Clinic

Tanzania Education Fund

Vienna, VA
Built and manages Nianjema Secondary School
Tanzanian Life Project

Tanzania Life Project

Osseo, MN
Dodoma Region
Drills wells and provides other support for five villages

Teachers for East Africa Alumni

Bethesda, MD
Arusha, Monduli, Bukoba; assists secondary schools with books, lab equipment, computers and other academic materials.

TETEA (Tanzanian Empowerment Through Education Association)

Baltimore, MD
Ruvuma Region
Funds Scholarships, a library project and a school

Others, including Learn Kiswahili

Britian Tanzania Society
Largest non-profit in the U.K.; partner to Friends of Tanzania

Canadian Harambee
Education Society
Provides scholarship for girls in Katesh secondary schools

Peace Corps
US Government world-wide volunteer organization with more than 150 volunteers in Tanzania

Peace Corps Association
NPCA National Peace Corps Association, Connects and champions Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps Community

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