Tanzania

Contacts

Marianna Balampama

country director

Jacquelyn Stone

program manager
jstone@pactworld.org

With holistic case management, a family in Tanzania breaks the cycle of poverty, HIV risk

August 23, 2019
Eva Mwaka Twimanye hasn’t had an easy childhood. She is one of five children, and both of her parents are HIV-positive. The income they make as small-scale gold miners in Bukombe District, in...

With women miners, Pact & partners build an ethical gemstone supply chain from the ground up

June 5, 2019
When the Gemological Institute of America approached Pact’s Cristina Villegas in 2016 about piloting a rough gemstone guide for miners, Villegas immediately knew where to start. As director of Pact’s...

Stepping up for young women

April 24, 2019
In Tanzania, young women are particularly vulnerable to HIV. Working with partners Jhpiego, EngenderHealth and the National Institute for Medical Research Mwanza, Pact is helping to build a sustained...

From herbal medicine to antiretrovial therapy: An HIV-positive mother and baby get the care they need

February 8, 2019
By Lena Renju and Suleiman Masudi Fazila, a 31-year-old mother from Masasi, Tanzania, was pregnant with her fourth child when she learned she was HIV-positive. The revelation was almost too much for...

Photo story: Small can be life-changing

January 25, 2019
With Pact's support, small-scale gemstone miners in Tanzania are earning more and improving their families' futures.

Through DREAMS, a vulnerable girl becomes empowered

December 6, 2018
She displays all the bearings of an ordinary 11-year-old. She goes to school, studies, plays with friends and returns home to her family every evening. But Shukuru lives in an HIV-affected household...

Unmasking Stunting

August 15, 2018
Stunting is hidden tragedy that affects children's ability to learn and grow, as well as communities' future development. In Tanzania's Songwe Region, Pact is addressing root causes of stunting in...

For a father and son in Tanzania, a new view on parenting brings family happiness

August 10, 2018
There was a time when Ally Bakary Kangana didn’t think it was important to spend time with his son. “I also believed all decisions must be made by parents, especially fathers,” recalls the 52-year-...

Photo story: MyWORTH

June 26, 2018
Technology and the digitization of Pact's signature micro-banking program are empowering young women.

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