Spring 2024

Looking Up, Thinking Ahead

On any given Friday afternoon, Amina is busy making alterations to some of the clothes she will be selling at the Saturday market in Longido. It is important to Amina that she has just the right product for her customers, and it is working! Today, she has a thriving business thanks to the micro-finance loan she received from TEMBO.

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Winter 2024

A New School Year

January is always a thrilling time. For 2024, you helped us send 45 girls to Form 1! As this year’s cohort of girls prepare for secondary school, there’s joyful excitement in the air. Girls are checking out their new track suits, while others are learning how to tie a tie for the first time.

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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…