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Tanzania: Integrated Community Mobilization Program

ALARM Tanzania held an Integrated Community Mobilization Program in Shinyanga, Tanzania. The churches that are a part of the Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT) have worked to engage communities and church members in addressing poverty as a cause for GBV. These churches invited ALARM Tanzania to provide support in capacity building and to raise in-house …

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Tanzania: The Ebenezer Village Savings and Loan Group Update

Last year, ALARM Tanzania trained 30 women in financial literacy and money management skills and as a result, the Ebenezer village savings and loan group formed. These women are continuing to save and use the money for loans to start small-scale enterprises. The group decided that each share would be worth $1 and each individual …

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Tanzania: The Ebenezer Women Empowerment Savings Group Update

On October 1st-2nd, ALARM DR Congo facilitated a General Youth Conference to develop young leaders to understand their impact on families, churches, and nations. As Reverend Theo, the DR Congo Coordinator of Servant Leadership taught these youth, he referenced young Biblical characters and how they demonstrated bravery, trust in God, and hard work. Reverend Theo …

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Tanzania: Trauma Healing Training For Local Pastors

A trauma healing training for local pastors in Unguja is in the beginning process and will be held over the course of the next year. Because Christianity is the minority religion in Zanzibar, the Christians and specifically the pastors in the community have faced much persecution. Pastor Amos (pictured above) had just finished building his church when the Muslim …

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Tanzania: “Wanawake wa Ufalme” Microfinancing Group

ALARM Tanzania provided training and guidance to the “Wanawake wa Ufalme” (“Women of the Kingdom”) microfinancing group. Traditionally, conventional financial institutions don’t serve low-income individuals. ALARM Tanzania provides financial services and support to these individuals who seek to undertake businesses by using loans from the microfinancing group. One of the group members, through an ALARM sponsorship, attended the …

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Tanzania: Psychosocial Support for Traumatized and Persecuted Pastors in Zanzibar Island

The Psychosocial Support for Traumatized and Persecuted Pastors in Zanzibar Island project was implemented to holistically enhance the psychological well-being of religiously traumatized and persecuted pastors in Zanzibar. Through the trainings, this project gave 30 pastors a chance at having control over their lives again through safety, acknowledgement, and reconnection. These 15 pastor couples were …

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Tanzania: The Ebenezer Women Economic Empowerment Savings Group

Muslims make up 95-98% of the Zanzibar population and because of religious beliefs and ties, violent conflicts between Muslims and Christians have escalated. As both Christian and Muslim community members co-exist with one another, it is critical that these religious relationships are strengthened. As ALARI Zanzibar (ALARM Tanzania) has worked closely with community leaders and …

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Tanzania: Gender-Based Violence Awareness Training

On October 1st-2nd, ALARM DR Congo facilitated a General Youth Conference to develop young leaders to understand their impact on families, churches, and nations. As Reverend Theo, the DR Congo Coordinator of Servant Leadership taught these youth, he referenced young Biblical characters and how they demonstrated bravery, trust in God, and hard work. Reverend Theo …

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Tanzania: Trauma Healing to Refugees in Nyarugusu Camp and People Living with Albinism at Kabanga Centre

From May 17th-June 30th, ALARM implemented trauma healing sessions in the Kigoma region intending to build sustainable peace at personal and community levels among the refugees and people living with albinism. The refugee community is composed of people who have suffered and fled from political unrest and tribal war. Because of this violence, the victims have been traumatized …

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