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Category: Tansania

New chance for mother and child

A lack of sex education and the dream of a life without poverty are responsible for a large number of teenage pregnancies in Tanzania. The EBLI education programme in Mwanza on Lake Victoria coaches

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"We must end the violence"

Abubakar Mutoka from terre des hommes switzerland coaches our partner organisations in the northwest of Tanzania in youth work as a so-called Technical Advisor. He talks about his

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"Sexual violence will increase"

At the end of January 2021, the World Health Organization declared an international health emergency. In mid-March, the government in Tanzania imposed a total curfew, which at the time of going to press had been lifted at the beginning of March.

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SRF-Mitenand near Amudem in Tanzania.

We were on TV!

In November, Swiss Television SRF made an impressive contribution to the work of our partner organization AMUDEM in the Mitenand program. 

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Close up of Abubakar Mutoka Balibanga. He is sitting at a table in the office in Basel.

"Men are equally affected by violence against women"

One year ago, terre des hommes schweiz appointed three methodological officers, the Officers for PSS and Youth Participation (OPY). A few weeks ago our OPY for Tanzania, Abubakar Mutoka Balibanga, visited Basel. We wanted to find out from him what the situation is regarding gender-based violence in Tanzania.

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Group picture with five young women from Tanzania.

Ebli: Young women defeat poverty by their own efforts

Young, pregnant and on her own: Early pregnancy often leads girls and young women in Tanzania into a hopeless situation. They drop out of school, descend into poverty and lack of prospects. Adela Mazengo could have had a similar fate. A training programme run by Ebli offered her a chance, which she took advantage of.
Catherine Hollinger, Programme Coordinator Tanzania

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The main building of the Kairuki Hospital in Dar es Salaam.

The Bulldozer- New President in Tanzania

In October 2015 a new president, John Magufuli, took office in Tanzania. His willingness not only to talk about reforms but also to implement them is demonstrated by many concrete examples. This has earned him the nickname "bulldozer". He is thus sending a strong signal against corruption.
Catherine Hollinger, Programme Coordinator Tanzania

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