TEMBO marks International Women’s Day 2017 with Be Bold for Change statements. A young mother attends a weekly literacy class under the hot sun, so that she might learn to write her name. A literacy teacher steps out of her role as a traditional Maasai woman and teaches a Maasai man to read. Read more…Details
On Education Day in Tanzania (February 3, 2016), TEMBO Trust is recognized for its outstanding contribution to the development of the education sector in Longido District. Mary TEMBO received the award from the District Education Officer on behalf of TEMBO Trust.
The results for the Form 2 national exam in Tanzania have just been released (January 2017) and TEMBO would like to congratulate Anna and Deborah for obtaining Division I, and Serea and Esupat for obtaining Division II. We first met these girls in PASS 2014 and, together, we celebrate their success.
For many months leading up to his exams, Munisi made use of the Longido District Learning Centre. After completing a day of teaching history at Longido Secondary School, he would walk across the road and set himself up for an evening of study in one of the quiet meeting rooms. Last November, he wrote a set…Details
Another offering of the Primary and Secondary Success Program (PASS) was launched on September 12th, 2016. 48 girls will spend the next 10 weeks in an academic enrichment program coordinated by TEMBO Trust in Longido, Tanzania. The program includes English lessons in the morning followed by lessons in math, geography, biology and civics. The girls are…Details
If you listened to the September 8 CBC “Out in the Open” programme with Piya Chattopadhyay, you heard about the challenges that menstruation poses for women in developing countries and here at home. In Tanzania, for many women, menstruation is a time of “shame”. Imagine that every time a woman has her period, she secludes…Details
There was great enthusiasm and positive energy at TEMBO’s Annual Meeting on August 31, 2016. Many new faces blended in with the group of loyal and dedicated volunteers and friends of TEMBO who came out to hear highlights of our past year. Arlene McKechnie provided a comprehensive overview beginning with the growth in our sponsorship program…Details
TEMBO makes the news with article in the Ottawa Citizen by Mary Lu Beaupre, volunteer with TEMBO Canada. Read about our history, the work of TEMBO and the difference we are making in the lives of girls and women in northern Tanzania.
TEMBO Canada launches annual “GO-TO-SCHOOL” Campaign on August 20th and raises $1,425 in the first 24 hours. Be a part of this campaign and help outfit a girl for school.
TEMBO congratulates the work of our local staff in Tanzania in securing a one-year grant from the Mennonite Central Committee. This 10K grant will help TEMBO Trust expand its effort to educate village leaders and community members about the effects of female genital mutilation. When asked about the potential impact of the grant, Executive Director…Details