Community Health Workers

Community Health Care Providers distributing nutritious porridge to women and children
Community Health Care Providers distributing nutritious porridge to women and children

Kalambo village wins war against maternal deaths

MPENJE Village in Kalambo District, Rukwa Region has recorded zero maternal deaths for the past three years, thanks to the efforts of Africare, a non-governmental organization which focuses on reducing maternal deaths and child mortalities among rural communities.

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Nutrition Kits are helping parents raise healthy children.
Nutrition Kits are helping parents raise healthy children.

Mwanzo Bora SBCC Kits: BBC Media Action Assessment

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BBC Media Action’s research found that knowledge of key nutrition behaviors during pregnancy are very high among those interviewed and that Mwanzo Bora’s Social Behavior Change Communication Kit is helping parents feel comfortable asking questions about nutrition lessons they do not fully understand.

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Africare/Tanzania Rukwa Regional Coordinator Gasper Materu
Africare/Tanzania Rukwa Regional Coordinator Gasper Materu

NGOs provide training to community workers

OVER 3,000 community workers have been trained by a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Africare, to carry out household education in 288 villages of Rukwa region to address persistent maternal and newborn child health challenges…

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