Clean Water & COVID-19 – We Need Your Help

By Karen Stupic | May 1, 2020

I’m writing today to share important updates about the work we are doing to address the Covid-19 pandemic in Tanzania. Like so many of you, we are learning to work remotely to connect with and support one another. We are also rapidly developing and implementing short- and long-term solutions to the many challenges our communities…

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English Bridge 2019: Volunteer View

By Karen Stupic | December 19, 2019

A note from the Executive Director, Brian Singer: In Tanzanian primary schools, the language of instruction is Swahili.  However, in secondary school the language of instruction abruptly changes to English, which is a second or third language to many students. Since most young Tanzanian students are rarely ready for this change in language, Project Zawadi…

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The Apprenticeship Program (Programu ya Mafunzo ya ufundi)

By Karen Stupic | November 18, 2019

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!

By Karen Stupic | October 31, 2019

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

By Karen Stupic | October 25, 2019

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!

By Karen Stupic | September 17, 2019

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

By Karen Stupic | June 13, 2019

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!

By Karen Stupic | May 28, 2019

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 Project Zawadi | May 16, 2019

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

By Shannon Skally | April 25, 2019

  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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