We believe in the power of partnerships to amplify our impact. At So They Can we are immensely grateful to all of our partners, who share our mission to ‘Educate to Empower’. Welcoming donors to visit and meet with our teams, and communities in East Africa, is such an important opportunity for them to see…

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When women are economically empowered, typically they re-invest in their families future and children’s education. Despite this, many women remain stuck in the informal economy and struggle to break free from intergenerational poverty cycles, without viable opportunities to increase their income, save money and transition away from subsistence living. 88% of Kenya’s 15 million  informal…

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Students and their supervisors from the University of Wollongong (UoW) visited So They Can in Tanzania in June. Over their week-long trip, as part of a cultural immersion subject in their study programs, 12 current students and graduates of Social Sciences, Education, Engineering and International Studies put their multidisciplinary skills to work at Manyara Primary School.…

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It will come as no surprise that water scarcity in schools and communities has a direct impact on children’s health, academic performance, and overall wellbeing. According to UNICEF Tanzania, 51% of government schools in rural areas, like where we work in Babati, lack access to safe drinking water. Children are required to bring their own…

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