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Working with our Partners to break poverty cycle and combat climate change through education

So They Can, an international not-for-profit organisation on a mission to change the future for children living in poverty, has joined forces with Momentum Media (Momentum), a leading…

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So They Can Global Dinner: Celebrities joins forces to help break the poverty cycle in East Africa

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A star-studded line up, including Australian TV presenter and So They Can Ambassador Peter Overton, Australian leading restaurateur and chef, Luke Mangan…

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How one So They Can Teacher Intern is leading the way in agricultural innovation and sustainable initiatives.

Emanuel is a Mamire Teachers’ College graduate, specialising in secondary education chemistry and agriculture. In 2021, So They Can expanded its successful Internship Program to support  4 secondary…

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From studying under trees, to learning in the classrooms: A School Improvement impact story…

Kina is a pre-primary teacher at Orngadida Primary School in Tanzania — one of 42 government schools that So They Can supports in East Africa. She has been teaching at the school since 2011, and since then has seen student numbers steadily rise — from 164 when she first started, to today, with 187 pre-primary students under her care.

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Peter Overton with his wife Jessica Rowe

Media legend Peter Overton becomes an Ambassador for So They Can

Many of you will know Peter Overton as the Australian television journalist and news reader who has worked at the Nine Network for nearly 30 years, where he…

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Abdallah and his mother

The sky’s the limit for Abdallah

Earlier this year, our team travelled to Malesh Primary School, in Maweni Hamlet — a rural village in Tanzania to distribute 257 Solar Buddy lights to the students,…

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