Recent TEMBO News

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…