The closest job Happy's husband could find was 600 miles away, leaving her to care for their two children while pregnant with their third. A local clinic and a micro loan changed their lives.
Today's $8 million contribution from the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will help maintain critical food assistance to refugees living in Nduta, Mtendeli and Nyarugusu camps in north-western Tanzania.
It's remarkable what young ones can do with so little - especially when they're living on the front lines of war and hunger.
This is what happens when you take 240,000 refugees in Tanzania, mix in the latest digital solutions, and then feed the data into cutting-edge visualization tools.
Women and girls make up a majority of the world’s hungry people, largely as a result of unequal access to education. These two initiatives are changing that tradition.
See how two projects in Tanzania and Uganda are changing the lives of hundreds of young girls who wouldn't have been able to go to school without them.
The locust upsurge affecting East Africa is a graphic and shocking reminder of this region's vulnerability. Yet as ancient as this scourge is, its scale today is unprecedented in modern times.
How a nun-turned-doctor in the heart of Tanzania has teamed up with the world’s largest humanitarian agency to help mothers and babies win the fight of their lives
On a recent trip to Tanzania, I met a group of women who farmed vegetables for a living near the village of Mlandizi on the country’s east coast. As they were telling me about their operation, the unexpected ring of a cell phone interrupted us. In a village where most people live below the poverty […]
We're equipping women like this hard working matriarch with the most basic tool of survival and success: Good nutrition.
As part of The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education, WFP USA is supporting the organization’s Kitenga Village Project in Tanzania. The heart of the project is the Kitenga School for Girls, which is slated to open in January 2015.