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Mwangaza: A partnership of education, health, family and faith

Mwangaza studentsMwangaza Partnership is a grassroots, faith-based organization that fosters a variety of learning programs, including:

  • Secondary school students
  • Secondary school teachers
  • Women's groups
  • Congregational leaders

Mwangaza Women's HealthIt engages participants from all twenty dioceses of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania and their companion synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Mwangaza has responded to their requests for professional development, community health and HIV/AIDS prevention seminars. Participants are actively engaged in seminar activities, thereby empowering them to return to their communities and train others. They pass on their knowledge and teaching skills to others, resulting in stronger, healthier communities. Read More »



Mwangaza Partnership News

Meet Pastor Rehema

Read a firsthand account of how Mwangaza participants are ending gender-based violence. Read our the latest e-newsletter here.

2015 Annual Report

Check out the impact we've been able to achieve on a modest budget. View our 2015 Annual Report.

Hear about Recent Developments

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Education of a Stranger

Mwangaza founder Shoonie Hartwig has written a book about her life. Buy it here; proceeds benefit Mwangaza!

Voices from Tanzania

"Before I heard of Mwangaza, I lectured, and students listened. I thought I was the source of all knowledge. I have come to know that teachers and students are all learners, that we are learning from each other." —Teacher Elidaima F. Mbise
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