Project TEMBO

Welcome to TEMBO! Karibuni Sana!

TEMBO is Tanzania Education and Micro-Business Opportunity.  Educating and empowering girls and women is our focus, and our project work involving education sponsorship, microbusiness and informal education is described throughout this site.

Project TEMBO in Canada is a registered Canadian Charity which raises funds for the work of TEMBO and is accountable for their use in Canada and Tanzania. It operates entirely by volunteers. TEMBO Trust is a registered trusteeship in Tanzania which is responsible for the implementation of the programs funded by Project TEMBO.

Did you know TEMBO means ‘elephant’ in Swahili?

Girls' Education

TEMBO’s commitment to secondary school education is at the heart of our mission... More Information

Micro-Finance and Micro-Business

Small loans make a very big positive difference in the lives of poor women who, otherwise, have no income of their own... More Information

Community Libraries

 TEMBO’s primary focus has been on the education of girls and empowerment of women. However, the children of Longido, especially the girls, must overcome many challenges if they are to be successful in school... More Information

TEMBO Guesthouse

TEMBO Guesthouse is located on the Arusha – Nairobi Road, about 90 km north of Arusha and 30 km from the Tanzania – Kenya border... More Information