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
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Sally Armstrong has seen her fair share of abuses in her career reporting on women’s issues in countries of conflict, poverty, and gender inequality. However, recently she has seen that “the earth is shifting” and that “women are claiming their spaces”. This was her message to TEMBO supporters at “An Evening with Sally Armstrong” on…Details
The Longido community celebrated the official opening of the Longido District Learning Centre on February 5, 2016. Maasai women and children danced and sang with great enthusiasm. Local government officials expressed their gratitude to TEMBO Canada and their hope for the future of the centre. Eighteen Canadian TEMBO supporters had the privilege of joining in…Details
All of the TEMBO sponsored Form 1 girls are on their way to secondary school. Each girl has two new tailored skirts, a sweat shirt for sports activities, a new sweater and tie and toiletries to last the first term. Many parents and guardians escorted the girls on their journey to a new boarding school.…Details
Thank you to everyone who made this year’s luncheon and auction a wonderful success. The event was sold out, and everyone who attended contributed generously to make this our most successful luncheon ever. We want to thank our speakers: Andrew McAlister, former High Commissioner for Canada to Tanzania, and MaryLu Beaupre, teacher volunteer who just…Details
“Build it and they will come.” After years of fundraising, community negotiations, planning and construction, Project TEMBO is happy to report that The Longido District Learning Centre is now open for business. Photos sent from Longido show a wide range of ages making use of the community facility with programs up and running. …Details
Project TEMBO was featured in the November 22nd edition of The Globe & Mail. Check it out HERE!
TEMBO thanks the students and staff of Joan of Arc Academy, who are celebrating International Day (October 11th) of the Girl Child by raising over $300 to buy school books for our girls in Tanzania.