The Farmers' Field and Business Schools are a product of the CARE Pathways program, and focus on a learning by doing approach, putting...
CARE began working in Tanzania in April 1994, in response to the crisis in Rwanda and the subsequent influx of refugees into the Kagera Region of North-western Tanzania. Over the ensuing years, CARE Tanzania developed innovative education, health, microfinance, and environmental programs across most regions of the country.
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We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.
Results of a baseline assessment from six countries in Africa and Asia
CARE currently works in 11 countries in East and Central Africa (ECA), implementing long-term programs to fight poverty, respond to humanitarian emergencies, and advocate for policy change to improve the lives of the poorest populations.
For many rural communities in developing countries, banks are either unavailable, or too far away.
In Tanzania, CARE partnered with Vodafone to start M-Pesa (M for mobile, pesa is Swahili for money), a mobile phone-based money transfer and microfinancing service which allows users to deposit, withdraw and transfer money using a mobile device.
VSLA groups in rural communities began using their M-Pesa accounts on a weekly basis to store cash that otherwise would have remained in the group’s box.
Empowering Women in Agriculture
Push, Pull and Cross-Cutting Strategies
A Pathways Programming Approach
Results of a Baseline Assessment From Six Countries in Africa and Asia