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  • Alumni Engagement – She Codes for Change (Photo:U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)

    Alumni Engagement – She Codes for Change

    Two 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows, Rose Funja and Abella Bateyunga, just completed a four-week training program funded by a grant won through the annual Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund competition (AEIF). The project took place at COSTECH (Commission for Science and Technology) and involved…

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  • The Time to Act is Now to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation (Photo: U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)

    The Time to Act is Now

    [By-Liner: Amb. Mark Childress] A year ago on the occasion of World AIDS Day, I wrote about working towards an AIDS-free generation in Tanzania. Since then, we have together made important strides in that direction, targeting resources and activities…

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  • Simple facts of climate change (Photo: U.S. Department of State)

    Simple facts of climate change

    Climate scientists are in nearly unanimous agreement that the Earth’s atmosphere is getting warmer and will affect the way people around the world live. #ClimateChange

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  • ‪‎Let Girls Learn Challenge Fund  (Photo: Courtesy of USAID-Tanzania)

    ‪‎Let Girls Learn Challenge Fund

    Are you a member of the private sector, academia, or civil society interested in partnering with USAID to help adolescent girls in Tanzania stay in school and succeed? Then the ‪#‎LetGirlsLearn Challenge Fund may be for you!

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  • EOD technicians share knowledge with TPDF (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)

    EOD technicians share knowledge with TPDF

    Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit 12, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, held a Humanitarian Mine Action instruction course for Tanzanian People’s Defense Force (TPDF) soldiers, in Dar es Salaam, Aug. 6-28, 2015....

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  • PC Volunteers to Work in 31 Districts in Tanzania (Photo:U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)
    PC Volunteers to Work in 31 Districts in Tanzania

    U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Childress swore in 59 new Peace Corps Volunteers, launching their two-year tours of service in Tanzania. The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Dr. Edicome Cornel Shirima, the Assistant Director of the School Quality… 

  • U.S. Ambassador Awards Community Grants  (Photo: U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam)
    U.S. Ambassador Awards Community Grants

    U.S. Amb Mark B. Childress awarded community grants to 14 organizations working to improve the lives of Tanzanians. The grants awarded today will directly benefit more than 5,000 people in 12 regions across the country… 

  • TPDF Soldiers Graduate from Training Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    TPDF Soldiers Graduate from Training Program

    The 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) conducted a Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance Assistance Team Phase II with the Tanzania Peoples Defense Force (TPDF) 501st Maintenance Battalion...  

  • YES Exchange Students To Begin Study Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    YES Exchange Students To Begin Study Program

    A group of 19 high school students will arrive in the United States this week to participate in the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. The students will study in the U.S. for one academic year from August 2015 through June 2016... 

  • U.S. Supports Minigrid Solar Power Project in Tanzania (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Dar es Salaam)
    U.S. Supports Minigrid Solar Power Project in Tanzania

    This grant will fund a feasibility study and pilot project that will support the development of a 2 MW hybrid solar PV minigrid in Tanzania’s northern Lake Victoria region, and is a public-private partnership between the U.S. government, MRIGlobal... 

  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 (Image:U.S. Department of State)
    Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

    "This year’s Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter…" – John F. Kerry, Secretary of State 

  • Obama’s Remarks During His Recent Visit to Kenya (Photo: U.S. Department of State)
    Obama’s Remarks During His Recent Visit to Kenya

    PRESIDENT OBAMA: Habari Zenu! (Applause.) Wakenya mpo? (Applause.) It is great to be back in Kenya. Thank you so much for this extraordinary welcome. I know it took a few years, but as President I try to keep my promises, and I said I was going to come, and I'm here… 

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