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Tuungane: United and Together

Tuungane

Sono Aibe reports from Tanzania, where an annual project review meeting shows just how far communities have come in protecting their resources - and their futures.

Experts convene to talk mobile technology in Haiti, Nigeria, and Tanzania

mHealth mMoney event

Mustafa Kudrati shared his experience in Tanzania alongside Pathfinder colleagues Tanou Diallo from Haiti and Farouk Jega from Nigeria at the Sept. 24 event “mHealth + mMoney: Harnessing the power of mobile technology and mobile money for improved health outcomes.”

Panel stresses coordination and integration to prevent gender-based violence

GBV event photo

A panel gathered on Sept. 26 for "Putting Policy into Practice: Multisectoral Approaches to Prevention of Gender-Based Violence.”

Country: Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
Focus Area: Gender

The Last Mile: Empowering Families to Choose a Sustainable Future

On the distant shores of Lake Tanganyika, people are in crisis. Children are dying. Women struggle to survive childbirth. And the natural resources families rely on for food and jobs are depleted like never before.

Lucy Shillingi Sheds Light on Solar Suitcase's Role in Pathfinder's Maternal Health Work

Solar Suitcase

The idea of a solar suitcase was born in Nigeria when American doctor Laura Stachel witnessed physicians performing an emergency cesarean section on a woman even after the lights went out. In countries like Nigeria, giving birth can be a risk to both the life of the mother and her child for a myriad of reasons. Giving birth is even riskier without dependable access to adequate lighting and the electricity that supports it.

Snapshots of Safe and Unsafe Abortion Around the World

Photo by Jaime-Alexis Fowler

On Friday, September 28, Pathfinder International joins thousands around the world for the Global Day of Action for Safe, Legal Abortion. We asked a few of our stellar staff around the world for their thoughts and stories about the importance of safe abortion.

Country: Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania
Focus Area: Abortion

The Power of One: Expanding Home-Based Care in Tanzania

Develini might be the most powerful woman in Ukonga. Twelve years ago, she was so ill she could not walk. Now she treks across her community to reach her neighbors to provide home-based care.

Country: Tanzania
Focus Area: HIV & AIDS

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