Information on Tanzania:
Tanzania Poverty Monitoring Website: http://www.povertymonitoring.go.tz
Tanzania Sports Website: http://www.tanzaniasports.com
The Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania, Washington, DC, USA: http://www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org
Tanzania National Website: www.tanzania.go.tz
Information on education:
For a summary by UNESCO of education in developing countries:www.unesco.org/education/gmr_download/chapter2.pdf
Information for planning a trip to Tanzania:
For a complete guide to travel health in Tanzania and recommendations for vaccines:wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinationTanzania.aspx
All travelers should be responsible for informing themselves on the health and safety risks of traveling abroad and prepare properly for their trip:
- For general travel information and travel safety, Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the US Department of State’s web page: http://travel.state.gov/
- Up-to-date information on safety and security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll free in the U.S. and Canada, or for callers outside the U.S. and Canada, a regular toll-line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
Information on touring in Zanzibar:
Our thanks and acknowledgements to organizations support Elimu Africa:
Tanzania Life Project https://www.tanzanialifeproject.org/
Tanzania Life Project assists the poor communities of Tanzania by arranging for life’s necessities for them and with them. This includes providing relief from hunger, assistance with farming, providing a source of clean water, providing alternative sources for cooking such as solar ovens, providing electrical service, repairing, upgrading, or building schools, hospitals, or other community facilities, support for startup of small businesses and facilitating women’s empowerment training. We at Elimu Africa thank Tanzania Life Project for supporting our fundraising efforts and the development of our organization as we awaited our non-profit status.
Organizations that work toward helping developing countries:
Britain Tanzania Society www.britaintanzaniasociety.co.uk/
The Britain Tanzania Society aims to increase mutual knowledge, understanding and respect between the peoples of Britain and Tanzania through the following activities:
- Providing speakers and writers and running seminars in the UK on subjects relating to Tanzania
- Welcoming visitors to the host country
- Offering support and friendship to students
- Raising funds to finance small-scale community based projects in rural Tanzania, through the Tanzania Development Trust
Computers 4 Africa www.computers4africa.org.uk
Computers 4 Africa facilitates donations of refurbished used computers and equipment and ships to schools and communities in Africa.
LabAid Trust www.labaid.org
LabAid aims to improve the teaching of science by providing schools and colleges in developing countries with equipment, free of charge, through recycling apparatus being discarded by science departments in the UK.
Worldwide Helpers www.worldwidehelpers.org
Worldwide Helpers is a non-profit internet portal, which connects people wishing to volunteer with projects worldwide in need of manpower. Acting as a catalyst, creating partnerships among volunteers and communities, Worldwide Helpers will develop into a network of people helping all over the world.