Tanzed UK works in partnership with TanzED in Tanzania in twenty rural government primary schools in the Morogoro region. We design and deliver programmes with local community members to ensure as many children as possible enrol in school and complete the education to which they are entitled.
Over the years we have worked through various projects, creating well resourced, stimulating environments in nine libraries, twenty nursery classes and twelve outdoor play areas. We have provided training for teachers and strengthened relationships between schools, their communities and local education officials. We have improved leadership skills for head teachers and facilitated exchange visits for UK and Tanzanian teachers.
Through our HIV programme we reached over 3,000 children in schools helping to overcome the stigma surrounding HIV and educating community members regarding prevention and treatment of AIDS. Over fifty of the most marginalised primary school children received sponsorship to attend secondary school and ICT training and computer rooms have been provided in some schools.
As we celebrate twenty years working in the Morogoro region we are continuing our work through three newly developed project areas: