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Blog Archive for January 2013

Big news everybody! In February 2013 Africa Bridge will start work in our newest ward: in just a week, we begin a five-year partnership with the seven villages of Lufingo! Here’s a little background on how we start the process. Before every Africa Bridge project begins, there is close consultation with District officials to identify […]

We have some exciting news. Our Tanzanian team will receive their solar cell phone chargers in February. The staff is often out and about visiting the rural villages where Africa Bridge works. Several hours of very bumpy travel is required to reach these places, and there are no chargers once they get there. These little power sources are […]

Elsie Kanza has been named on of Africa’s most influential women. What an accomplishment in a sector that is still largely male-dominated. She is an inspiration to young girls everywhere interested in public service! Kanza  has a history in banking and finance, and has accepted a position in the World Economic Forum, where she is Director and Head […]

Find out what youth think about social welfare of children in Tanzania. Here’s an interesting article about young people from all over Tanzania voicing positive ideas on how the government can better work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. What a great way to get children actively involved in creating a better future for Tanzania! I bet there were  many future […]