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May 13, 2020

Check out this video, "How Play Can Change The World" by Coaches Across Continents and Pathfinder International, TGFT Director, Estahappy, is one of the Community Coaches speaking on the film. (Click HERE to see the video)

May 5, 2020

Around the globe we’re looking out for each other: we’re working together to practice social distancing, which is helping us save lives. There is no lock down in Tanzania yet: the streets, buses and market are teeming with people. The government extended school closure...

March 30, 2020

As of March 16th, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Arusha, the town where our Girls Center is located and where our students, staff and community members live. The government has acted immediately by announcing a 30-day closure of all public and private scho...

March 6, 2020

In her TEDX Talk "We need to Talk About Sex", our Director Estahappy challenges her community to start discussions with girls and boys about puberty and sexual health. (Click here to watch Estahappy's TEDX Talk). In her trainings with youth these discussions end up exp...

October 28, 2019

Happy, her parents and baby

We are now sponsoring 3 new TGFT girls who graduated in the top of their class from primary school (7th grade). We visited 20 primary schools and invited 72 candidates to participate in our competitive selection process for our Sponsorship Pr...

September 30, 2019

We're proud to announce our recent University graduate, Finyuel, has been hired to teach math at Orkeeswa Secondary School. Congratulations Finyuel!  

Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania (IEFT)

September 19, 2019

Our very own Melanie is featured in Malala Fund's Assembly, sharing her story about breaking down the stigmas around periods, family planning and puberty in Tanzania. Thank you for sharing Melanie's inspiring story!

 "Starting Conversations On Menstruation And Family Pl...

July 1, 2019

During the June school break, TGFT girls engaged in workshops, trainings, and games while learning about leadership, sexual and reproductive health, self-defense, menstrual hygiene and fire safety.

In June our Director Estahappy participated in a 3-day training with Pat...

April 1, 2019

Congratulations to Beatrice and Dorcas who graduated from Nganza High School in April. They were among a graduating class of 500. Beatrice and Dorcas are the first in their family to graduate from high school: their families traveled far to celebrate this remarkable ac...

March 1, 2019

In March, Gap Year girls visited 8 secondary and high schools to conduct 3-hour workshops on sexual and reproductive health. You could hear a pin drop until the Q & A!

Both boys and girls- from 8th to 13th grades- asked about menstruation, safe healthy relationships and...