Human Rights Awareness Month: Hannah

Just about three years ago, Hannah came to Courage House as a young 15-year-old. She had been trafficked and was very broken, especially as she learned the same day she came to Courage House that her mother was very sick. Her mother told her, “My daughter, my chance is over, but this is your opportunity …

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Human Rights Awareness Profile … Jane

At 12 years old, Jane was abused and exploited by a family member. When she became pregnant at a tender young age, she lost all hope for her future and her will to live. Social welfare officers called the Courage House team and Jane and her son were warmly welcomed at Courage House. Light returned …

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Human Rights Awareness Month: Brenda

At age 14, Brenda lived by herself on the streets of Arusha, selling drugs, and was trafficked by a “friend.” She was bought and sold countless times day and night for several years, leaving her traumatized, angry and violent when she first came to Courage House at 16-years-old. Reflecting on her past, Brenda says it …

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U.S. Commits to the Fight Against Human Trafficking in Tanzania

On December 30, 2021, President Biden proclaimed January 2022 as National Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  An estimated 24.9 million people are trapped in some form of human trafficking worldwide, including in the United States, and COVID-19 continues to make millions more vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers. Human trafficking robs millions of people of their …

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USAID Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism

(PROTECT) Project Celebrates Five-Years of Strengthening Tanzania’s Conservation Efforts DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, November 12, 2020 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Promoting Tanzania’s Environment, Conservation, and Tourism (PROTECT) project held a live webinar to celebrate five-years of safeguarding Tanzania’s biodiversity and tourism-driven economy. The digital event, “Celebrating USAID PROTECT: Five …

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The United States’ Unwavering Commitment and Partnership with Tanzania

I first visited Tanzania over 30 years ago to serve as a volunteer physician at a public hospital in Zanzibar. During that memorable summer, I treated children with malnutrition, malaria, parasites, and tuberculosis. I also developed a deep admiration for the Tanzanian people; they were warm, generous, and treated strangers like family. In the years …

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Urgent Information Regarding COVID19

Updated: March 13, 2020 Entry of non-legal permanent resident foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, or the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Zone within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port …

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The United States and Tanzania Recognize 15 Years of Partnership Combatting HIV/AIDS #PEPFAR15

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. On Wednesday, May 30, Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States of America Inmi K. Patterson and Prime Minister Honorable Kassim Majaliwa, formally launched a campaign recognizing the 15-year anniversary of the United States and Tanzania’s partnership on the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.  During a …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity: The English ‘Access’ Microscholarship Program

The Regional English Language Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania announces an open competition for grant proposals for the administration of the English Access Microscholarship Program (‘Access’), which provides English-language instruction to 13 to 20 year-old economically-disadvantaged students. The Access cooperative sub-agreement is expected to fund two years of after-school classes …

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United States Renews its Commitment to Combat HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. On Friday, May 4, Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States of America Inmi Patterson announced during a visit to Mnazi Mmoja Hospital with Tanzanian Deputy Minister of Health Dr. Faustine Ndugulile, that the United States Government, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), has committed an …

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On the Occasion of the United Republic of Tanzania’s Union Day

Press Statement John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Washington, DC April 26, 2018 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Tanzania as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of the United Republic of Tanzania. Over the past five decades, Tanzania and the United States have …

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Attend this year’s American Food Fair (AFF) and Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show (RHMS)

The U.S. Embassy encourages Tanzanian importers of premium food and beverages products to attend the 2018 American Food Fair and the 2018 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show organized by the National Restaurant Association.  The AFF/RHMS is the largest food and beverage conference in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together buyers, suppliers and industry experts in a high-energy environment.  …

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USAID Mission Director Andy Karas Visits Mbeya and Songwe Regions

Mission Director Andy Karas of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Tanzania met with local government officials and conducted site visits to U.S. government-supported programs in the Mbeya and Songwe Regions from March 12 to 16, reviewing activities that support Tanzanian efforts to develop informed and empowered communities, benefitting from sustainable agriculture …

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Chargé d’Affaires Inmi Patterson Travels to Mwanza

Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA. From November 26 to 28, the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam Dr. Inmi Patterson traveled to Mwanza, Tanzania to visit, and raise awareness of, U.S. efforts to empower local Tanzanians to develop healthy communities, promote local and regional economies, and support education. “The U.S. Government is …

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Embassy Statement Regarding HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

We are aware that the Government of Tanzania has recently announced changes in the guidelines regarding HIV/AIDS interventions for the most vulnerable and highest HIV prevalence populations. The Government of Tanzania has not provided to the United States any official notification of these changes, which could impact U.S. Government funded programs and impede progress made …

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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information.

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