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Travel to Tanzania, Run a Race & Support Project Zawadi!

By Karen Stupic | September 1, 2022

You can travel to Tanzania for a unique and very fun Marathon (or Half Marathon or 5k) in the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro. After the race, enjoy an amazing 5-day wildlife safari followed by 2 nights in Nyamuswa Village for an up-close look at Project Zawadi’s educational programs. The journey is capped with a 5k…

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Empowerment Clubs are Changing Lives

By Karen Stupic | August 15, 2022

Empowerment Clubs have become an integral piece of the Sponsorship program.  A few weeks ago, things in Sarawe Village were a little chaotic. There was some commotion in the village and community members were gathering for ‘yowe’. Yowe is a local practice of gathering when there’s a problem in the village (such as a burglary),…

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Great Teachers Change Lives

By Karen Stupic | May 2, 2022

What are the elements of a quality education? Classrooms, desks, pens and paper are the basic material resources of education. But to ensure a quality education, students need great teachers! The Tenda Teachers Professional Development Program has already reached 407 teachers, impacting nearly 27,000 students. This impact is amplified when we consider the career longevity of…

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The Project Zawadi Donor Trip is Back!

By Karen Stupic | March 8, 2022

We are thrilled to announce that Project Zawadi, in partnership with Access 2 Tanzania, will once again host a Donor Trip that will combine a classic safari experience with a special volunteer opportunity this November 27-December 10, 2022. The journey will start with a wildlife safari through Tanzania’s greatest wildlife parks including Serengeti National Park…

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#TeamProjectZawadi: a benefit run by Access 2 Tanzania

By Karen Stupic | February 2, 2022

The Access 2 Tanzania guides and staff are helping raise awareness and funds for Project Zawadi’s mission. They will participate in Kilimanjaro Marathon Races on February 27, 2022. There are various distances being run on this day and each #TeamProjectZawadi runner will pick their race (5km, 21.1km, or 42.2km). They have decided to set a…

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Community Vision 2021: Housing for Teachers

By Karen Stupic | April 1, 2021

Today I am sharing with you the details of the 2021 Community Vision Campaign: Housing for Teachers. Each Spring for the last three years, we have come together to support Project Zawadi’s Model Schools program through a targeted campaign that is central to a school’s 5-year development plan. This year, the top priority is teacher…

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Update – Community Vision: Access to Clean Water

By Karen Stupic | December 22, 2020

This past May, in the midst of the worldwide pandemic that caused all Tanzanian schools to be shut down for nearly two months, Project Zawadi held a fundraiser for water. Even though we had already planned to make water a priority this year, it was suitable that it happened at a time when water for hand-washing…

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20th Anniversary Year Celebration

By Karen Stupic | November 25, 2020

Dear friends of Project Zawadi! Thank you to all those who joined us on Friday to celebrate the work Project Zawadi has accomplished and kick off our 20th Anniversary Year! If you missed the celebration, you can still watch by clicking here (or on the image below)! Thank you for your support through the years.…

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20 Years and Growing!

By Karen Stupic | November 1, 2020

Dear friends of Project Zawadi! The year 2020 has been nothing if not eventful. To top it off, it is time to celebrate our 20th year! I am proud to tell you that even in the midst of a pandemic, so much has happened in the last year. Here are some highlights: 264 students attended…

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Meet Rhonda Barona: Project Zawadi Supporter & Fundraiser

By Karen Stupic | October 13, 2020

written by Project Zawadi Volunteer, Dawn Wood “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.” – Edward Everett Hale Let’s meet Rhonda Barona, passionate Project Zawadi (PZ) supporter and fundraiser. Rhonda…

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