Gay Lea Foundation Announces Grant to TEMBO

November 12, 2021: TEMBO is awarded $7K from the Gay Lea Foundation for the Girl Care Program for one calendar year (2022). While enrollment in secondary school is a critical first step for girls in northern Tanzania, many continue to live in the precarious balance between marriage and education. In response, TEMBO has developed the…

TEMBO: Today and Tomorrow

TEMBO hosts successful fall fundraising event including online auction and virtual presentation and raises more than $15,000 in support of women and girls in northern Tanzania. Thank you to the many individuals and businesses across Canada that donated items and services for the auction – we couldn’t have done it without you!

Beating the Odds

UNICEF reports that a mere 3.2% of children in Tanzania are enrolled in the final two years of schooling. TEMBO girls are beating the odds. In July 2021, staff helped 11 girls pack and head off for Form 5 at secondary school. This is a remarkable achievement as girls in Tanzania are more likely to…

TEMBO raises $29,461 in the Serengeti Challenge

TEMBO Canada gratefully acknowledges the 80+ participants who cycled, ran or walked during the 10-day Serengeti Challenge (May 1-10, 2021). Together, they raised $29,461 for women and girls in northern Tanzania. Our thanks to the many donors who supported the participants and cheered them on as they completed the Challenge. Funds raised during the Serengeti…

The Learning Continues

Our thanks to Tim Martin, veteran ambassador and Hannah Thibedeau, veteran CBC political reporter for an engaging conversation on April 20th: Unfinished Business: the Power and Potential of Women through the Lens of International Security. Interested in continuing the conversation with Tim Martin? Is your book club interested in reading Moral Hazards? Tim Martin has generously…

Give Her a Chance Campaign Update

TEMBO Canada gratefully acknowledges the incredible generosity of donors to our Give Her a Chance campaign. In December 2020, TEMBO raised more than $16,000 in support of girls’ education. Today, 42 girls now have a chance to attend Form 1 and dream of an education. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Supporting Women

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across Africa, TEMBO is still working to support the women and girls in Longido District. From March – early July 2020, the Longido District Learning Centre was closed. This posed great hardship on the women in the tailoring program as they could no longer sew to generate an…

Go-to-School Campaign Tops $7K Goal

Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to the 2019 Go-to-School Campaign. In just three weeks, TEMBO raised more than $7,000 in support of girls’ education. These funds will be used to support girls registering for secondary school in January 2020, new syllabus books for girls in school and fees for vocational training programs. Together,…