It is International Friendship Day, and what better time to reflect on the some of the special connections that have come from volunteering with Raleigh Tanzania. Most sign up to volunteer to make a difference, experience something new, or to gain new skills and experiences. The hidden benefit of volunteering is meeting new people who quickly turn into the best of friends.July 30, 2020
Due to the global pandemic, many programmes, including Healthier Lives Happier Homes had to pause, amend and adapt. RB, who funds the programme, and Raleigh Tanzania are incredibly committed to ensuring the success of the programme, so a great deal of work has gone on to ensure the resilience and sustainability of the project.July 24, 2020
Young people have the power to make a difference around the world. Mishro is a Youth Cluster Coordinator on Raleigh's SAY Programme in Tanzania. He explains why young people are the leaders that the world needs to invest in.July 15, 2020
For development to be truly sustainable, the voices of ALL young people need to be heard. Yassin is a member of the Tanzania Albinism Society and a Raleigh Tanzania SAY Campaign Coordinator. He is passionate about ensuring that those with disabilities have the opportunity to drive change.July 10, 2020
After volunteering with Raleigh Expedition in 2016, Raleigh Tanzania alumni Omary wanted to continue to create positive change supporting children and families in need in his local area. Omary took an idea to support children in his community and transformed it into a great business with a long-term commitment to improving his community.July 3, 2020
Ainea has been involved in Raleigh Tanzania's SAY programme in the community of Seluka since 2018. Here he explains more about the development project running in this community and the importance of Joint Working Groups for improving community engagement in development.June 25, 2020
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Imelda Malata, a SAY Community Monitor from Iringa, Tanzania. Raleigh Tanzania and Raleigh International remembers Imelda and sends our condolences to her family and the community of Kinengembasi.
Tunasikitika kupata taarifa ya msiba wa Imelda Malata aliyekuwa Mfuatiliaji wa Jamii kupitia mradi wa Uwajibikaji wa Jamii Kupitia Vijana (SAY) huko Iringa, Tanzania. Raleigh Tanzania na Raleigh International tutamkumbuka Imelda na tunapenda kutuma salamu za rambirambi kwa familia ya Imelda na Kijiji cha Kinengembasi.
Designed and delivered by Tanzanian youth, #Keshotutachelewa is turning negative environmental behaviours into positive ones, supporting decision makers to implement positive environmental policies and mobilise a generation of young Tanzanians to act for the future of their country.June 5, 2020
Periods don't end when pandemics start. Menstrual hygiene continues to be an important issue for girls all over the world due to the negative impacts it can have on their lives. It can be a stressful time for many girls having to think about pain (period cramps), lack of facilities, unsupportive environments, social norms, and much more.May 28, 2020
Raleigh Tanzania is delivering an innovative youth-led Social Accountability Campaign in 30 communities. The campaign aims to empower young people, women and people living with disabilities to engage in monitoring development projects being delivered in their communities. It will also support them to increase awareness about the progress and sustainability of projects in their area, access information about their communities and promote integrity and increased transparency within the community through the Community Integrity Building Model. Here Amina, a Campaign Coordinator from Bahi district, gives her perspective on taking part in the campaign and working with community members.May 22, 2020