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Staff Spotlight: Dora Okeyo

Dora Okeyo Over one-fifth of children between the ages of 6 to 11 and over one-third of children between the ages of 12 and 14 in Africa are out of school. We are working to right this wrong through our Community-Driven Education Program. Through this program, community members, school staff, and primary [...]

By | February 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Educate a Girl and Change the World

EWIDA scholarship recipients Half of the women over the age of 15 around the world can’t read or write, yet educated females are greater contributors to their communities, are healthier, and are more likely to educate their own children than uneducated women. Global Partners is dedicated to improving the quality of life [...]

By | February 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Growing Impact through Partnership from Sonoma County to Africa

Minyenye Classroom - World Centric funded project. In June 2019, a nonprofit and a certified B Corporation, both based in Rohnert Park, Ca., partnered to improve the lives of 1,437 children in rural Tanzania. Global Partners for Development and World Centric are taking direct action to address some of the big, tangible [...]

By | September 24th, 2019|Partners|0 Comments

Highlights from the 2019 GPFD/BCF Community-Driven Development Forum

2019 BCF/GPFD Forum Participants The 2019 Global Partners for Development / Brethren Community Foundation Community-Driven Development Forum took place from June 26th – 27th in Arusha, Tanzania hosting over 40 development practitioners from across four different countries – Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and the United States. It was a productive two-day workshop that [...]

By | August 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Celebrating Over a Decade of Rainwater Harvest

This 2019 photo shows an Arkaria family standing by their rainwater harvest tank made possible through a 2007 partnership between Global Partners for Development and charity: water. Back in 2007, GPFD partnered with a then young, non-profit organization named charity: water to install 15 rainwater harvest tanks at homes in the village [...]

By | August 20th, 2019|Partners|0 Comments

Discovering the Impact of Investing in Education in Rural Areas: Reflections from a BCF Fellow

While completing my research and fellowship in Tanzania, it was often hard to escape the feeling of being a “Mzungu” [white foreigner] in a place where I might not belong. Traveling can be difficult on its own, and when you add in language barriers, cultural differences, and a change in diet, it can seem even [...]

By | August 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Forum Keynote Address: A Tribute to Juma Sulle

In recognition of thirty years of significant contributions towards sustainable development in Tanzania and the success of Global Partners, Juma Sulle was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Community-Driven Development Forum held in June 2019. Peter Verbiscar-Brown, Executive Director Emeritus for Global Partners, dedicated the majority of his keynote address towards honoring Mr. [...]

By | August 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Luora Schools Shine with Solar!

Technical Team at Borehole Site, June 2019 We are excited to announce Global Partners’ first fully solar borehole project is complete! Today, all of the children at Luora primary and secondary schools and their families have access to a reliable source of clean water, and the students have stable new latrines with [...]

By | August 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Peter Verbiscar-Brown Conquers the Terrible Two!

Peter in his Terrible Two jersey On June 15, our Executive Director Emeritus, Peter Verbiscar-Brown rode the infamous Terrible Two here in Sonoma County, one of the toughest 200-mile bicycle events in California! He trained for 6 months with vast hill climbing, but 200 miles with 18,000 feet of elevation gain was [...]

By | August 6th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

Collaboration at its Finest – The Story of Ormanie Primary School

Woman collecting water In June 2015, the sun beat down on a rugged vehicle as it bumped its way toward the Maasai village of Ormanie near Loliondo, Tanzania. As the travelers watched the clock tick into its third hour, the village center slowly rolled into view, comprised of one tented building where [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments