Levina Kikoyo

country director

Marita Jimenez

program officer

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...

Photo story: Business Women

November 21, 2022
With Pact's support, women entrepreneurs thrive.

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....

Paving a stronger future with Tanzania's youth-led civil society organizations

July 19, 2022
Youth and Women Emancipation, or YAWE, has big goals. Founded in 2017 with a national mandate, the Tanzanian civil society organization works to build civic engagement and accountability in Tanzania...

Photo story: 'Child by child'

June 14, 2022
Across sub-Saharan Africa, Pact is transforming the lives of vulnerable children.

At Paris Fashion Week, luxury brand Repossi launches new jewelry collection with stones from Moyo Gems

March 8, 2022
To celebrate her 15th anniversary as artistic director of a major luxury jewelry brand, Gaia Repossi was looking for a meaningful and engaging statement. With a commitment to sustainability and...