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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 3:30pm

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – on April 20, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held a live webinar to celebrate advancements to basic education made through five years of the Tusome Pamoja (“Let’s Read Together”) activity and two years of the Hesabu na Elimu Jumuishi (“Inclusive Arithmetic and Education”) activity.

The virtual event, “Celebrating Five Years of Early Grade Reading, Math and Inclusive Education,” highlighted the successes and sustainability of the activities in early grade reading, math, and inclusive education for the pre-primary and primary education sector.

“Education serves as a driver for all other development and for the reduction of extreme poverty. The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, will continue to collaborate with the Government of Tanzania to ensure this support is a reality for all Tanzanian children and youth,” said USAID Mission Director Andrew Karas, who opened the virtual event.

In 2020, 470,000 structures were treated with indoor-residual spray. As a result, 2.5 million people were better protected from malaria.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:15am

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – This past year, COVID-19 created an unprecedented global crisis. Yet malaria has long been a crisis in Tanzania. The United States is proud to support Tanzania to continue its fight against malaria. The efforts Tanzania has taken to sustain essential malaria services are saving many lives. 

A nurse monitors a patient’s condition using a Pulse Oximeter that was part of the donation of $400,000 worth of medical supplies provided by the American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development to the Zanzibar Ministry of Health
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 4:15am

USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain activity recently procured respiratory and sanitation supplies valued at $400,000. The supplies were delivered over the past month to the Port of Zanzibar and onward to public medical facilities through the central medical store. The shipment includes respiratory equipment such as pulse oximeters, pediatric and adult nasal cannulas, masks; and sanitation supplies such as backpack sprayers, and biohazard disposal bags.

These funds will ultimately help maintain critical food assistance to refugees here in Tanzania. The contribution comprises $6 million in cash for commodity procurements in the local market, and $2 million of in-kind assistance in the form of yellow split peas.
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 11:30am

Today, at the Tanzania Port Authority, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), contributed $8 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in order to maintain critical food assistance for refugees living in Nduta, Mtendeli and Nyarugusu camps in north-western Tanzania.

USAID Kizazi Kipya will use its existing networks to provide iCHF/iTIKA cards to nearly 93,000 vulnerable households with a total reach of over 360,000 people.
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 4:15am

Dodoma: Today, Minister of State for the President’s Office - Regional Administration and Local Government (PO-RALG), the Honorable Suleiman Jafo, launched a new initiative to distribute improved Community Health Fund (iCHF)/improved Tiba kwa Kadi (iTIKA) cards to vulnerable households. To reach these households, PO-RALG has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), through their Kizazi Kipya (“New Generation”) project, which supports orphans and vulnerable children.

TMA’s Manager for Environment & Research Ms. Sarah Osima signs off on the official handover agrometeorological supplies with FAO’s National Project Coordinator Mr. Diomedes Kalisa (right) and In Country Coordinator Ms. Rebecca Mwasyoke of Washington State University International Development Office (left). Since 2015, USAID has funded the “Building Capacity for Resilient Food Security Project,” which provides technical assistance and funding to TMA.
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:45am

On Tuesday, January 19, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Natio­ns (FAO) handed-over weather monitoring tools to the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA). Supplies include pH meters, standard rain gauges, measuring cylinders and bottles, a desktop computer, and the development of a new database server.

USAID Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism (PROTECT) Webinar
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 1:15am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism (PROTECT) project held a live webinar to celebrate five-years of safeguarding Tanzania’s biodiversity and tourism-driven economy.

Community Health and Systems Strengthening Program
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 4:30am

Dar es Salaam: On July 16, representatives from the United States Government and the Government of Tanzania participated in a virtual conference where they discussed achievements and next steps for health systems strengthening in Tanzania, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Community Health and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening Program (CHSSP). CHSSP used a systems strengthening approach in line with the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief goals to assist the Government of Tanzania to control the HIV epidemic.

This support complements the $1 million recently announced by USAID in COVID-19 relief funds, for a total of $3.4 million in new resources for Tanzania.
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 8:30am

The United States has announced an additional $2.4 million (5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings), through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in health assistance funds for the strengthening of laboratory capacity for optimal diagnostics,  risk-communications, water and sanitation, the prevention and control of infections, public health messaging, and more. This support complements the $1 million recently announced COVID-19 relief funds, for a total of $3.4 million in new resources for Tanzania.  In addition, the U.S. government has directed existing $1.9 million to address COVID-19 for a total of $5.3 million (12.2 billion Tanzanian shillings).

The Rukwa Referral Hospital Art Group puts on a nutrition stage play at the launch of the Lishe Endevelu ("Sustainable Nutrition") activity.
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 3:00am

 

On May 30, 2019, the United States Government launched the Lishe Endelevu (“Sustainable Nutrition”) activity at Kizitwe in Sumbawanga Municipality, Rukwa region. This new program will reduce stunting in children, increase the proportion of children with a diet of regular and healthy meals, and improve nutrition for women of childbearing age.

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Last updated: January 04, 2021

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