November 14, 2016
In January, 2017, Tanzanian girls at risk of forced marriage, genital mutilation, domestic violence, sexual assault, and otherwise circumscribed futures will take imperative steps toward self-actualization when they begin secondary coursework at the newly built Kitenga School for Girls. It is a project GEC is infinitely proud and fortunate to be a part of. But…Read More
September 14, 2015
In 2001, under pressure from international stakeholders, the Tanzanian government established the Primary Education Development Program (PEDP), which made school compulsory for 7- to 15-year-olds and officially abolished mandatory primary school fees as a means of increasing enrollment. On some level, the program seems to be working. Primary school enrollment did increase from 4.4 million…Read More
April 12, 2013
Stunningly beautiful Kitenga. Rich, fertile Kitenga. Friendly, vibrant Kitenga. Yet within all this beauty of its land and its people, remain destructive cultural practices that rob girls and women of their dignity, their right to self-determination. A village of about 7,500, spread out within the Tarime District of the Mara Region of Tanzania. Remote. Rural….Read More
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