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In support of USAID’s development objectives in health and education, USAID facilitated guarantee agreements between DFC and CRDB totaling $42.8 million (nearly TZS 100 billion) to increase financing opportunities for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) that would not otherwise be able to obtain financing.
June 30, 2022

Dar es Salaam, 30 June 2022 at a ceremony held at the CRDB Bank Headquarters in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Dr. Donald J. Wright affirmed the U.S. government’s commitment to strengthen Tanzania's economic diversification and resilience with a new partnership agreement.

Ministry of Home Affairs Director of Refugee Services Sudi Exon Mwakibasi, World Food Program Country Representative Sarah Gordon-Gibson, and U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Donald J. Wright welcome a $9 million contribution of food assistance to maintain critical food assistance to refugees in Tanzania.
June 30, 2022

Today the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing US$9 million in critical food assistance to bring immediate relief to the most vulnerable people in Tanzania. This new contribution will allow USAID’s partner, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), to provide life-saving food assistance to 204,000 refugees hosted at camps in north western Tanzania

June 22, 2022

By 2025, Tanzania’s population will increase by 10 million, with youth (0-35 years) comprising 75% of the population. Today, half of Tanzania’s population is female. Despite these numbers, women and youth are among the most marginalized and underutilized Tanzanian citizens. As a result, the Tanzanian government has created policies and strategies that seek to advance female empowerment, gender equality and youth inclusion. The Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children is working to ensure that the gender perspective is mainstreamed into all policies, programs, and strategies.

June 17, 2022

More than 248,000 people—mostly from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo—reside in the Nyarugusu, Nduta, and Mtendeli refugee camps in Tanzania’s Kigoma region after being driven from their homes by political unrest. People living in these camps are often confined within them, with limited work, with limited work opportunities, and must rely on humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs.

May 18, 2022

The USAID Afya Yangu Northern is designed around client-centered approaches to address gaps in HIV, TB, and family planning (FP) service delivery, while continuously building and transferring the capacity of local stakeholders for sustainable and country-led ownership. USAID Afya Yangu Northern will focus intensely on direct service delivery across all regions in early project years, ensuring that gaps to epidemic control are identified, and tailored solutions are designed to meet the needs of vulnerable populations.


Last updated: July 01, 2022

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