Late Fall 2023

2023 Auction: A Huge Success!

Together, we raised more than a whopping $20,000 to support girls and women in northern Tanzania! Heartfelt thanks to all businesses and participants.

Giving Students a Head Start on Secondary School

More than 130 girls and boys are getting a head start on their secondary school studies thanks to two academic support programs offered during fall!

GivingTuesday is back on the 28th of November!

Celebrate GivingTuesday this year with TEMBO! We’ll launch our annual campaign – Give Her a Chance – to support girls’ education and ensure that they have a chance to start secondary school in January 2024.

Kicking off our 20th Anniversary in Tanzania

“Every time I go, it changes me. I learn something new about a beautiful country and I am inspired by some wonderful people.” In January, TEMBO board members will be in Tanzania for a very special milestone!

Fall 2023

Building Strong Programs, Building Strong Staff

In May, Judith, a Library Assistant with Learning in Longido, attended a training program at Patandi Training College to develop her ability to provide meaningful lessons for deaf children in Longido District. “Government schools have a shortage of special education teachers to help children who are deaf and blind.…

Changing Lives, One Bid at a Time

The overnight temperatures are cooling and the foliage is beginning to change colour… it’s almost time for TEMBO’s Annual Online Auction! From October 14 to 21, join in on the excitement of bidding to secure your favourite items – all proceeds will support TEMBO’s life-changing programs. By joining…

Reaching for Change: Why Become a Monthly Donor

Thanks to the support of our monthly donors, our Reaching for Change community is growing: more girls are succeeding in school, pre-schoolers have access to books, and more women have access to literacy outreach opportunities. “I know what education is because I went to school,” one girl…

The Power of Literacy Education

UNESCO’s International Literacy Day (ILD) may have taken place on September 8 – but here at TEMBO, a key component of the Women’s Outreach program is literacy education for women all year long! Every week, staff from Learning in Longido provide women in three remote villages with an opportunity to…

Summer 2023

Assisting 130 girls: Three student mentors help out

“If you cannot see where you are going, ask someone who has been there before.” — J Loren Norris More than 130 girls between Forms 1 – 6 attended TEMBO English Camp (TEC) – an academic support program (June 5 – 23) that reviews lessons around math, geography, science, and English. Every year, TEMBO hires…

Kicking Off our 20th Anniversary

Kick off in Tanzania In January 2024, TEMBO Directors will be in Longido, Tanzania to kick off our 20th anniversary.  We are really excited to be celebrating this incredible achievement.  If you would like to join us for the “party” in Tanzania, please email for more information. Of course, we will also have many exciting events here…

Levelling up at the Learning Centre

TEMBO’s Longido District Learning Centre provides the opportunity for young adults to pursue their dreams of higher education.  This includes preparing for advanced-level studies, resiting exams, or acquiring new skills that could help one start a business.  The power of educational resources Daudi and Nasha are sitting quietly at a table at the back of…

TEMBO Challenge a Huge Success!

The 2023 ‘TEMBO Challenge – A Village Walk’ is now behind us. A huge thank you to all who participated and donated! You helped us raise $15,763 which will go directly to bringing the power of education to the women and girls in Tanzania’s Longido District. Whether you walked, ran, cycled in the Challenge, or donated to someone who…

Winter 2022/2023

‘Give Her A Chance’ a marvellous success

Together, we raised $19,598 in just 30 days to help send 42 girls to secondary school. We can’t thank you enough for your help.

Join a life-changing trip to Tanzania

Support girls’ education while making memories! Expressions of interest are now open for a trip to visit Tanzania’s Longido District, walk with Maasai women, and join a wildlife safari.

Born to be a leader

She’s been appointed Dormitory Prefect, General Prefect, and Head Girl, and won a Leadership Award from our PASS program – all before Form 3

Behind the TEMBO scenes: Helping 42 girls become school-ready

A local seamstress staying up late at night to sew school uniforms. Assembly crews preparing trunks. Excitement in the air for girls and their families

In a word, ‘tough’!

18-year-old Hawa summarises her education journey so far as ‘tough’, but with TEMBO’s support, she’s excited to keep chasing her dream of becoming a professor.