News and Updates

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This Joint Working Group is sustainable, and we would like to see it continue operating in the future. It evident now that this Group has proven to be effective in our community and I think when we face another social challenge that affects the community, we believe that we have experienced people whom we have elected to represent us. Restuta, Community member, Ng’ahelezi.

March 12, 2021

Community Monitors are using their voice and opportunities to nurture their leadership journey, these young people are volunteering in their own communities and work closely with leaders. We believe that, for young people to seize big leadership roles they should start from somewhere.

November 17, 2020

Hygiene is important for all people regardless of gender, age, values, or culture. Imagine if all people had the opportunity to learn and practice good sanitation and hygiene. The world would be a better, healthier place. As Jesse Jackson once said: “When everyone is included, everyone wins”. This Global Handwashing Day, we are celebrating the amazing work done by the young people, children, babas (men) and women on our Healthier Lives, Happier Homes project with RB in spreading proper sanitation and hygiene practices within their communities.

October 15, 2020

In 2019, 6 youth from Raleigh Tanzania Society had an opportunity to join NOREC exchange program known as Exchange for Campaign, Empowerment and Leadership. During the program they conducted formative research on clean energy source where they came up with two behaviour interventions which are the use of gas and making and usage of briquettes known as paper charcoal, these interventions were piloted in 6 communities from Tanzania and Nepal on behaviour change tackling the sustainable development goal number 13, climate action.

September 16, 2020

Meet Lameck Kiula. He is a young Tanzanian and Raleigh alumni who volunteered with Raleigh Tanzania on an ICS WASH project in 2015 as an ICS Team Leader. Lameck has been an inspiration to many young people as he has dedicated his career on supporting girls by providing access to menstruation education for the young girls living in rural communities of Tanzania. As we celebrate International Charity day, lets celebrate and support the work done by our own alumni Lameck Kiula.

September 4, 2020

Young people living with disability are working in their communities to ensure progress in all aspects of development. Their voices and contribution towards decision making and identifying challenges related to projects through monitoring has given young people the confidence to speak their minds with freedom and transparency.

August 25, 2020

Youth engagement for global action is vital, as is putting young people from all over the world at the heart of acting for climate action, clean water and sanitation and decent work and economic growth. This International Youth Day, Raleigh Tanzania Operations Coordinator, Marie, explains how Raleigh young people in Tanzania are taking action.

August 11, 2020

Young people in Tanzania are delivering a social accountability campaign with the message #Nawajibika – ‘I am accountable’ – aiming to, through radio broadcasting, encourage women, young people and those living with disabilities to participate in community development and project monitoring.

August 5, 2020