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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:45am

Morogoro – Today, representatives from the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the government of Tanzania celebrated their continued partnership to advance quality education in Tanzania through the launch of the new Jifunze Uelewe (“Learn and Understand”) activity. The four and a half year, $38.5 million activity aims to sustainably improve the literacy and numeracy for all pre-primary and primary education learners in Morogoro, Iringa, Mtwara, Ruvuma, and Zanzibar.

Despite the rapid growth of access to education in Tanzania, the quality of education and learning outcomes remains lower than in peer countries. With the introduction of fee-free basic education, the number of teachers does not match the increased student demand, particularly from children with disabilities. This negatively impacts education quality, evidenced by early-grade reading scores dropping from 12 percent of second graders reading at grade level in 2013 to only 5.4 percent reading at grade level in 2017.

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 2:30am

On November 5, 2018, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Inmi Patterson and Minister of State for Union Affairs and Environment January Makamba launched a five-year, $20 million USD activity to improve large-scale landscape management across western Tanzania. The Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania activity, funded by the United States government through the U.S. Agency for International Development, is a collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI).

The Feed the Future Tanzania Advancing Youth activity disbursed six grants worth $527,000 to small businesses and private organizations from Iringa, Mbeya and Zanzibar.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 2:30am

Today, Terhi Majanen, Director of the United State Agency for International Development’s Economic Growth Office at the Embassy of the United States of America in Dar es Salaam, disbursed six grants worth $527,000 to small businesses and private organizations from Iringa, Mbeya and Zanzibar.  

The U.S. Embassy’s Advancing Youth program supports activities that empower young people, ages 15-35, in rural Tanzania to enhance their employability, business savvy, leadership skills, health life skills and participation in civic life.

Kilosa District Commissioner Adam Mboyi and USAID Tanzania Deputy Mission Director Catie Lott at the commissioning of the Msowero village water supply system in Morogoro Region.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:45am

Today, the Government of Tanzania and the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), commissioned a community-supported water supply scheme in Msowero village in Kilosa District Council, Morogoro Region. This scheme is part of a broader program to improve water systems in the Morogoro and Iringa regions. It will provide access to safe and clean drinking water to nearly 14,000 people.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:45am

Dodoma, Tanzania - July 17th, 2018 - The United States Government handed over a Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle to the Government of Tanzania at Mkapa House car park in Dodoma on July 17, 2018, through the Community Health and Social Welfare System Strengthening Program (CHSSP) to improve access to remote areas and enhance monitoring of community-based HIV/AIDs, and orphans and vulnerable children programs.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Coca Cola Foundation (TCCF), through their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) global partnership, commemorated the launch of activities that will transform the lives of more than 70,000 rural Tanzanians. The Coca-Cola Foundation and USAID are supporting project activities with a combined investment of more than $1 million, primarily focused on an innovative water access project.

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Last updated: August 16, 2021

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