Secondary School Graduation Ceremony This year the graduation ceremony for the school leavers of the secondary school in Emboreet took place October, 20. Since the exams are carried out at the same time and are centrally evaluated, the results are only available months later. This year, the graduation ceremony for the students took place even…

Construction of a Secondary School: Co-operation instead of freebies They must not get the impression that it is us who devise a project from A to Z and then present the complete plan. Therefore when the secondary school was built we pointed out over and over again that we can build the school only in…

The Maasai people did not attribute much significance on education in the past. They belong to the most backward and economically disadvantaged people in Tanzania. The cultural pressure – particularly on women – as well as the conviction that education leads to a loss of culture and a break with traditions are among the main…

THE PLIGHT OF MAASAI EDUCATION The ethnic group of the Maasai has been indifferent towards education and today they consequently belong to one of the most backward and economically most underprivileged sections of the Tanzanian population. The existing cultural conventions among Maasai women and the conviction that culture and traditions tend to derogate through education…

With our first newsletter we want to provide you with some background information on the ECLAT project in Tanzania. upendo was originally founded for the support of this project which we will present in this newsletter. Subsequently we will give account about who we are, about our network in Tanzania and we will explain the…

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