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Category: Kids’ Education

It was National Education Week in early April in the Mbeya Region of Tanzania where Africa Bridge operates. Africa Bridge was honored with a Certificate of Appreciation for its work in the region.  The certificate was presented by the Mbeya’s Regional Commissioner Abbas Kandoro and accepted by Medard Mwebesa, the Africa Bridge Most Vulnerable Children […]

Sunday, June 16th is the Day of the African Child. This day draws attention to the issues facing African children and this year’s theme is “Eliminating Harmful Social and Cultural Practices Affecting Children: Our Collective Responsibility.” Historically, June 16th, 1976 marked a sad day. Thousands of students had taken to the streets of Soweto, South Africa […]

Coming together to make a difference We’ve started our work in the Lufingo ward, located in the Rungwe district of the Mbeya Region in SW Tanzania. Our Tanzanian field crew invited representatives from all seven villages of Lufingo to a 3-day meeting. More than 100 men, women, and children came together to decide how they […]

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 […]