LPGM works with local partners to improve the safety, well-being and self-sufficiency of adolescent girls in Tanzania who are in imminent danger of early marriage, or domestic abuse.
Safe House & Safe Schools
The Safe House-Safe Schools program provides a safe place for girls to live and receive tutoring. They may also attend secondary and post-secondary school or study technical training.
It also provides secondary school- and community-based programs that address the root causes of violence against women and girls as well as providing educational opportunities to them to learn about child rights and women's rights.
$85provides training for one teacher who can make school a safer, more welcoming place for at-risk girls
$550provides one year of technical training for an at-risk girl in subjects such as home economics, early childhood development, or community health.
$220Helps a girl and her mother participate in training that leads to meaningful dialogue and community-based solutions to gender-based violence.
The Impact of Your Support
Mwangaza Education for Partnership
Mwangaza, a grassroots, faith-based organization, engages participants in leadership development from all 26 dioceses of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania and companion synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Since 1996, Mwangaza has provided learning opportunities for secondary school teachers and students, women leaders, and community members.
A Past Partnership
In 2004, LPGM completed the Orkesumet Clinic building project in Tanzania with several global partners.