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Stories from the Field:

Youth’s ‘New Hope’ Born in Mtwara
by Rachel Mkundai, Africare/Tanzania Communication Officer

April 9, 2014: Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program uses videos that community members show at meetings and share with WhatApp on mobile phones. Check out one showing families how to construct "tippy tap" handwashing stations.

Video from USAID Tanzania's Facebook page

Tanzania's Uhuru Torch Lights Up Africare's Project at Ipagala "B" Primary School

"Fecal Matters" - Africare's WASH in Schools Project

In the News:

May 10, 2014:Youth project launched in Mtwara

March 18, 2014: New theatre to boost maternal health care

March 4, 2013: Health fund brings relief to Tarime villagers

January 2014: Learning from U.S. Nutrition Investments in
Tanzania: Progress and Partnerships

Bread for the World Institute research profiles how Africare's Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program addresses nutrition and builds local capacity.
For more Bread for the World Institute papers, click here.

October 29, 2013: Fruit for thought in Tanzania nutrition fight
by Chika Oduah at

October 4, 2013: How Community Gardens are Changing Lives in Tanzania
by Jennifer James, Founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good

October 3, 2013: Bringing Better Nutrition to Tanzania's Farmers
by Tom Murphy at the International Reporting Project

April, 2013: Care Visits Africare's Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program site in Tanzania

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African Union
BBC News | Country Profiles
Electronic Embassy
U.S. State Department Background Notes
World Factbook
Government of Tanzania (official Web site)