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Books for Africa: Little Libraries

By Karen Stupic | March 28, 2016

Project Zawadi is thrilled to announce that it is the recipient of one container (approximately 22,000 books) to be shipped to Tanzania free of charge by Books for Africa! The free shipment is valued at $10,000! This incredible opportunity was facilitated by Project Zawadi Board Members Ron Aminzade and Ian Keith. Ron and Ian worked with…

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Chakula Challenge Update

By Karen Stupic | March 18, 2016

In 2014, the Vocational Training Centre (VTC) opened its doors to boarding students, providing a safe environment for students to pursue their studies.  A kitchen, dining area, water collection system and food storage were urgently needed to provide clean, safe meals. In the Fall of 2014 we initiated the Chakula Challenge and by the beginning…

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Bunuri Wanna with her sponsor gift

Student Gift Bags from Sponsors

By Karen Stupic | December 9, 2015

We are often asked if it’s appropriate for sponsors to send a letter or gift directly to their sponsored student(s).  The answer is a resounding yes!  The children love to hear from you and very much appreciate receiving personal notes or small gifts from their sponsors. Each January, Project Zawadi president and founder, Brian Singer,…

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Universal Children’s Day – Friday, November 20

By Karen Stupic | October 30, 2015

SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, NOV. 20 Last year, our donors helped us raise over $40,000 raised in one day! Project Zawadi is again embracing Universal Children’s Day as our annual giving event day. So mark your calendars for Friday, November 20 (just 4 weeks away) and look for updates via mail, email and social media…

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2015 Eco-Challenge

By Karen Stupic | October 1, 2015

2015 ECO-CHALLENGE BACKGROUND: Project Zawadi makes a promise to each of our students when they enter into sponsorship that, as long as they put forth their best efforts, Project Zawadi will support them in their education for as far as their studies take them. Once a year, we ask PZ donors to help us keep…

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Teach for Tanzania

By Karen Stupic | September 26, 2015

NEW INITIATIVE by IAN KEITH: TEACH FOR TANZANIA Dear Friends and Family, I am writing to ask for your support for the Teach for Tanzania (TFT) projects. This summer I conducted teacher trainings and co-taught in Tanzanian rural schools. This effort generated the TFT projects to improve teaching and learning in Tanzanian schools. I am directing this effort in collaboration with Project Zawadi and a Tanzanian leadership…

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2016 Project Zawadi Donor Trip Announced

By Karen Stupic | June 5, 2015

We invite you to join the 3rd Annual Project Zawadi Donor Trip…                         Mark your calendars for this special opportunity! Join PZ founder, Brian Singer, on his 2016 visit to Tanzania where you will spend 13 days exploring Tanzania on safari in the spectacular…

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“Max”-imize your Gift by Giving on November 20th!

By Shannon Skally | November 13, 2014

As a Minnesota-based non-profit, some of our supporters may be surprised to NOT see Project Zawadi participating in this state’s big giving day today.  So why not?  Board member, Jim Hartmann, expressed things well when explaining why he chooses to donate directly to the charitable organization instead. “Why I WILL NOT be contributing to my…

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The Chakula Challenge

By Shannon Skally | November 1, 2014

UPDATE: CHALLENGE COMPLETED! In 2014, the Vocational Training Centre opened its doors to boarding students, providing a safe environment for students to pursue their studies. A kitchen, dining area, water collection system and food storage are urgently needed to provide clean, safe meals. Please consider a secondary gift towards the Chakula Challenge this year (Chakula…

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Universal Children’s Day – November 20th

By Shannon Skally | October 29, 2014

SAVE THE DATE – THURSDAY, NOV. 20 After a phenomenal response last year (over $40,000 raised in one day!) Project Zawadi is again embracing Universal Children’s Day as our annual giving event day. So mark your calendars for Thursday, November 20 and look for updates via mail, email and social media on how Project Zawadi will…

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