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Join us for a Global Partners Celebration – March 28th, 2020

Join Global Partners and Harriet Harris for tacos, tequila, and Sonoma county wines as we celebrate our work in East Africa. This event will be on March 28th, 2020 from 5:30 to 8pm. Dress is business casual. Location: Big Canyon Country Club  1 Big Canyon Dr Newport Beach, CA 92660 Please RSVP to [email protected]

By | February 27th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Onwards and Upwards

Tanzania Global Partners had another successful and productive year in 2019, and we look forward to continuing to increase our impact in 2020! As you might already know, we've spent the last couple of years analyzing and improving our programs and growing and strengthening our team, and we are pleased to share [...]

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

Introducing the 2020 BCF Fellows!

Global Partners believes that local people have the right to drive change in their schools and communities, and we are privileged to be able to share our methodology with students at Whittier College. Now in its third year, the BCF Fellowship Program was created from a partnership between the Brethren Community Foundation, the Whittier College [...]

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

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