Tanzania

Big Weekend in June 2017

You knew the weekend of June 24, 2017, was going to be action packed when you saw the P4P trailers and parking lot. The Triton 40-foot container had been delivered for our 11th shipment to Albania. The Avis rental truck was ready for the final collection of the spring season. And Dave's Mini and a couple of volunteer vehicles were parked out front. Sewing more...

Report from Tanzania

Summer 2017 InStitch Introduction The Honorable Sophia Mwakagenda is a Member of the Parliament of Tanzania. From 1 April 2016 to 20 March 2017 the Honorable Mwakagenda visited different constituencies of the Longido and Ngorongoro districts in the Arusha region, and the districts of Rungwe, Kyela, Mbarali, and Mbeya in the Mbeya region. This visit was a more...

New Partner in Tanzania: Tanzania Women and Youth Development Society

Fall 2016 InStitch Pedals for Progress has a new partner in Tanzania: the Tanzania Women and Youth Development Society (TWYDS). The foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1994 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, West Africa. TWYDS has programs in education, health, business, agriculture, natural resources, and policy advocacy. In June 2016, more...

Fall 2016: Tanzania Number 4

Dave and Gary packed 75 sewing machines into a cube, now bound for more...

She Can Foundation, formerly the Tanzania Women and Youth Development Society (TWYDS): Organization Profile

[This description was written for the TWYDS. We will update it as we get more information from the She Can Foundation.] INTRODUCTION Tanzania Women and Youth Development Society (TWYDS) is a national non-governmental organization that facilitates the socio-economic, health, and situational development of marginalized women and young girls. TWYDS has been registered more...

2015 Update from Tanzania

[In 2013 and 2014, P4P shipped its first two pallets of sewing machines to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. In November of 2015, we got this update from Mr. Jonathan Mulokozi of Community Support Mission, our partner there.] Dear David, Here is our work report. We sold 35 sewing machines, each for 100,000 Tanzania shillings (about $46 U.S.). These sales cover our more...

Community Support Mission, Tanzania #2

As we reported in our Spring 2014 newsletter, P4P sent 41 sewing machines to Dar es Salaam (DSM) in Tanzania in October of 2013. We shipped with the generous support of one of our valued supporters, Clif Bar Family Foundation. Our partner in Tanzania, Community Support Mission (CSM), works closely with those in poverty to help them earn their own living and create a more...

Tanzania

Partner: She Can Foundation, formerly Tanzania Women and Youth Development Society (TWYDS)   • TWYDS facebook   • TWYDS more...

Sewing Machines Contribute to School Enrollment and Health Care in Tanzania

by Patricia Hamill Spring 2014 InGear In October of 2013, with the generous support of grant money from one of our valued supporters, Clif Bar Family Foundation, P4P shipped 41 sewing machines to the region of Dar es Salaam (DSM) in Tanzania. Our partner there, Community Support Mission (CSM), works closely with those in poverty to help them earn their own living and more...

Tanzania Sewing Machines – March 2014

Majuto Yasini & Juma Selemani sew and sell clothes in small towns and markets in Dar Es Salaam City.  “Up to now we have been raising profit income from 20 US$ per month up to 40 US$ per month. This is a great project for us, and soon we are targeting projects in different towns: Arusha, Dodoma and Mwanza.” more...