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The Apprenticeship Program (Programu ya Mafunzo ya ufundi)

Definitions: Wanafunzi (noun) English translation: apprentices, trainees, students Fundi (noun) English translation: master artisan, trade expert, scholar   Project Zawadi is proud to introduce a new path in the Student Sponsorship program: Apprenticeships! Let’s celebrate the inaugural class of Wanafunzi! Masonry Tailoring Welding Nyamshora Ibrahim Anifa Ally Isack Haraja Mussa Juma Suzana Mathias Amos James…

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Support Kids Like Ester and Quality Education in Tanzania!

Project Zawadi is celebrating Universal Children’s Day on Tuesday, November 20 with a day of giving –  join us in supporting quality education for kids like Ester! Meet Ester, a Project Zawadi sponsored student just starting off with her education at one of our Model School partners.  Thanks to the compassionate support of individuals like…

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Conservation Agriculture at the Model Schools

Note:  Ron Aminzade is a Project Zawadi Board Member and emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota.  He has been doing research in Tanzania since 1995, most recently on Tanzanian agricultural policy debates.  Through his work with the Model Schools committee, Ron has been instrumental in exploring conservation agriculture practices and developing partnerships…

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Annual Report 2019 – Look What You Made Possible This Year!

Partnering with communities, schools, and teachers to support quality education for Tanzanian children and youth. We are very excited to announce the publication of Project Zawadi’s 2019 Annual Report. The Annual Report not only highlights the yearly achievements and impacts of the Student Sponsorship, Tenda Teachers, and Model Schools programs, it also summarizes the financials…

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November 2019 Donor Trip Announced

Have you ever wanted to see the work of Project Zawadi up close and personal? We are pleased to announce that Project Zawadi, in partnership with Access 2 Tanzania, will be hosting a Donor Trip which will combine a classic safari experience with a special educational opportunity this November 25-Dec 7, 2019. The journey will…

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Community Vision Campaign Success!

The Project Zawadi Community Vision Campaign was not only about what the local communities of Sarawe and Busore Primary Schools wanted for their students, it was about what we as a community could do to support their vision. As always, we are humbled by the generous supporters and advocates of Project Zawadi who make our…

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Familiar Places, New Faces

By:  Brian Singer, Project Zawadi Executive Director For the last 17 years, I have visited Tanzania each January to share in the activities that kick off the new school year. My visit this year was particularly special. Just before going to Tanzania I left my day job of 21 years in the field of US-based…

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Why Now? Model Schools Renovations

  The month-long #PZCommunityVision campaign in support of Project Zawadi’s Model Schools program is winding down in the next week. Supporters have already made generous contributions pushing the campaign total over the halfway mark towards the fundraising goal of $30,000.   Can you help with a final push?  The hope is to reach the goal by…

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Model Schools – Community Vision Campaign

As you probably know, nearly every government school in Tanzania faces significant challenges: overcrowded classrooms, a shortage of qualified teachers, and poor infrastructure chief among them.  Over the past years generous donors have made it possible for Project Zawadi to provide small, but important, amounts of financial support to a large number of schools in…

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Developing E-Modules – A Tool for Teachers

Note:  Linda Webster is a UK-based international education consultant that has put in countless volunteer hours with Project Zawadi compiling and creating teacher professional development materials for the Tenda Teachers program.  Central to her work has been development of electronic training modules (e-modules) demonstrating active teaching and learning techniques in action in Tanzanian classrooms.  The…

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