Photo Exhibit Offers Unique View Through the Eyes of Tanzanian School Girls Last fall, when a group of Tanzanian school girls held a camera for the first time, they couldn’t contain their excitement or their creativity. They captured rich images of their environment and traditional culture in a way that only young exuberant girls can do,…Details
Project TEMBO had another successful year at Westfest 2014. Volunteers talked to hundreds of interested people, raised awareness of our projects, and sold Tanzanian jewellery and crafts to raise money to support our girls’ education. Thanks to all our visitors and volunteers.
After years of planning and dreaming, we have signed an agreement with a contractor to build the Longido District Learning Centre! The construction is scheduled to begin on June 15. It will involve local workers and be overseen by the District Engineer. The people in the picture are from left to right: Mr. Felix (the contractor), Victor…Details
Calling all gardeners, Project TEMBO’s annual plant sale is back! This year the sale will take place on Saturday, June 7th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bethany Hope Centre, Woodroffe Ave at Fox Crescent. Browse our fantastic selection of annuals, perennials, ferns, and more to find the perfect addition to your garden.…Details
Project TEMBO would like to thank everyone who helped to make our annual luncheon a tremendous success on December 7th . More than 100 friends of TEMBO attended our largest fundraiser of the year to support TEMBO projects in northern Tanzania. Guests enjoyed an informative talk on Maasai culture by Joseph Sokoine, traditional songs by SIFA,…Details
October 21, 2013 was an exciting day in Longido: it was the opening of the Orbomba Community Library! The District Commissioner was the guest speaker and he truly celebrated the event with over 400 kids! Three of our directors were there (Arlene, Maureen and Virginia) to join in the festivities. There were performances by kids of all ages…Details
On November 22, 2013 42 girls graduated from the first instalment of the Primary AND Secondary SUCCESS (PASS) program and indeed there was much to celebrate! The girls worked so hard during the 10 weeks of the program in both their English lessons as well as their subject-specific classes including math, geography, biology and civics.…Details
‘GO TO SCHOOL Supplies’ – For Tanzania At a time when students in Canada are starting back to school, PROJECT TEMBO is working to help adolescent girls go to secondary school. In Tanzania, only 32% of girls continue on from primary school to secondary school. For many reasons, these girls struggle to succeed. To…Details