tanzania

PCI Invests in Local Agricultural Production to Support School Feeding in Tanzania

SAN DIEGO—Project Concern International (PCI) launched the expansion of its Tanzania programming this month, thanks to a new two-year award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). As part of USDA’s Local Regional Procurement initiative, PCI will lead one of three global awards dedicated to supporting school feeding through the procurement and distribution of locally [...]

By | 2017-11-30T07:34:38+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Media Releases|

We Invested in Lemmy, She Invested in Her Community

We are constantly amazed by the strong women we meet through our programs. Seeing their resourcefulness and resilience time and time again, we know investing in women is key to solving the world’s big problems. Today we want to take you to Tanzania and introduce you to Lemmy. Lemmy is a 51-year-old mother who you [...]

An Insider’s Journey to Improving Food Security and Literacy in Tanzania

This story was originally published on USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) blog, highlighting the Feed the Future school-feeding program implemented by PCI. FAS caught up with Kara West, PCI Operations Officer, while visiting Tanzania to glean an insider’s perspective on the program.   Why did PCI begin this McGovern-Dole program in Tanzania?  PCI began implementing a [...]

By | 2017-10-25T15:05:09+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Food for Education, Hunger, Nutrition, Tanzania|

Soap Stories: Tanzanian Students Take Health to the Next Level

When it came to health and hygiene, Buira primary school, a remote school in rural Tanzania, faced two major challenges. First, most of the 800 students didn’t wear shoes walking to school and throughout the day. Mrs. Fundikira, Buira’s Health Teacher, shared, “One of the biggest challenges we encountered during the past three years was [...]