Enhancing collaboration and harnessing the power of data: Lessons from ACHIEVE Tanzania data summits
May 31, 2023
For ACHIEVE/Tanzania, data holds immense power. It is the cornerstone of our accountability, illuminates our path, informs our decisions, and shapes the trajectory of programs and strategies. In the...
With Pact's support, a local partner builds youth civic engagement in Tanzania
February 1, 2023
Like elsewhere in Africa, the youth of Zanzibar comprise a significant segment of the population, with 35% of the population aged 15 to 35 years. These youth face serious challenges, including...
Community case workers: The heart of Pact's support for children vulnerable to HIV
January 25, 2023
Although they were surviving, life was extremely difficult for Kinyamagoha and his grandmother. At 15, Kinyamagoha is HIV-positive. His grandmother can no longer walk and crawls to move around. They...
Local ownership of HIV response grows as Tanzania partner graduates to direct USAID funding
December 19, 2022
For decades now, Pact has been working to develop the capacity of local organizations around the world so that they are well-equipped and resourced to solve development challenges in their own...
Pact’s health and social systems strengthening creates lasting change
November 14, 2022
Dr. Nandera Ernest Mhando has a big job. As Tanzania’s Commissioner for Social Welfare, she oversees efforts to protect and improve the lives of the country’s most vulnerable children. Her purview...
Leading the way for HIV treatment among adolescents
September 13, 2022
Nasir understands the complexities of being an adolescent diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Before he turned eight years old, Nasir, who hails from Tanzania, lost both of his parents to HIV. Then, at age 12,...
Moyo Gems celebrates three years and many milestones
August 15, 2022
Cristina Villegas, Pact's mining director, speaks to National Jeweler about Moyo Gems' third anniversary, recent expansion and the way forward.
Salma's story: a community case worker in Tanzania supports children living with HIV
August 2, 2022
Through the ACHIEVE project, community case worker Salma Roberts is helping the most vulnerable households in Tanzania to build socio-economic resilience and face the challenges of living with HIV....