Educational outcomes in the Manyara Region in Tanzania are some of the lowest in the country. The primary Net Enrolment Rate (NER) is 82.4% (significantly below the national average of 95.7%), placing Manyara 24th among Tanzania’s 28 administrative regions in 2020. In the region only 66.9% of students continue on to secondary school. Whilst the…

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As you read this, young girls around the world are having their educational opportunities taken from before their eyes due to a number of gender-based issues. Female genital cutting (also referred to as female genital mutilation) and child marriage are two of the most prevalent gender-based violence issues, resulting in the loss of young girls’…

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PRESS RELEASE: Kimbra releases exclusive record on a mission to empower vulnerable girls living in poverty in East Africa Grammy and Aria Awards winner, Kimbra has joined forces with international non-profit organisation, So They Can to elevate the voices of vulnerable girls in East Africa. The exclusive record ‘Leave No Girl Behind’ is named after…

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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 schools in the Babati district of Tanzania — this is in addition to the 12 primary schools that the organisation currently assists through the Program. Noticeably, secondary…

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