There’s an equal number of girls and boys enrolled and attending So They Can supported schools in Tanzania. In large part, that’s thanks to our Keeping Girls in School (KGIS) project that addresses the cultural, social and economic barriers that persist around girls’ education. Period poverty —  inadequate menstrual products, hygiene facilities, waste management, and…

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Kamsino and Chepoghon were about to undergo FGC and be married off. Now they get to attend school for the first time ever. So They Can met Kamsino and Chepoghon in September 2022. The girls had been collecting small quantities of cooking oil and maize flour for their households, and were returning home, 20 kilometres…

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March is turning out to be a big and exciting month for So They Can! Our 2023 1HumanRace is well underway, with over $28,000 raised so far — a big shout out to everyone enduring the challenge. We’ve also launched our ‘So They Can Sydney Party’ event, taking place on Friday 26th May. And of course, above all our teams in Kenya and Tanzania have continued…

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Child marriage is a devastating cultural norm which, despite national laws and regulations, persists in the traditional communities where So They Can works in rural Babati in Tanzania. Among the local Barabaig, Iraqw and Maasai tribes, most girls are engaged for marriage at the age of 5 with a dowry payment made by the male’s…

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