As part of the Big Results Now campaign, the Ministry of Water of the United Republic of Tanzania has adopted innovative strategies to ensure water access for Tanzanians. Public-private partnerships, capacity building, and data-based watershed management are key to the Ministry’s vision.
BM Farm Africa Limited is a Tanzanian non-profit organization focused on community development for development of the agriculture value chain as a major stay of rural Tanzania, with a particular focus on subsistence farming. We work to support farmers by providing training on best management practices, beginning with land preparation and market-based requirements through to post-harvest handling. We advocate for fair trade practices that enable rural farmers to boost their competitiveness and profitability, and promote and strengthen programs that address rural poverty.
The University of Dodoma, Tanzania’s newest and fastest growing university, provides comprehensive, gender sensitive and quality education to a broad segment of the population through teaching, research, and public services in the fields of education, health and allied sciences, natural sciences, earth sciences, information and communication technologies, business, humanities and social sciences. Established in 2007, the University of Dodoma strives to increase the contribution of higher education in Tanzania’s attainment of economic growth, reduction of poverty, and improved social wellbeing of Tanzanians through increased access to higher education, technological innovation, and generation and application of knowledge.
Global Partners for Development is a 501(c) tax-exempt organization that works directly with communities in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda to identify and implement development projects in the areas of education and public health. Their mission is to take an authentic and sustainable approach to community-driven development in impoverished regions of East Africa. That means supporting schools and community-based organizations to manage education and public health interventions that generate lasting change for local people.
Hecate Energy is a developer of large-scale renewable energy systems with over 2,400 MW of power plants around the world. They specialize in solar and wind power, natural gas plants and energy storage, unearthing creative approaches to structuring PPAs and financing power projects both in the United States and abroad. They take a collaborative approach to understanding both the near term needs and long-term goals of the countries where they work. We are currently developing projects in the United States, Jordan, and Africa.
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is a public University based in Morogoro Tanzania, located on the slopes of the Uluguru Mountains. SUA offers courses and programs in the fields of Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Forestry, Animal Science, Wildlife Management, Tourism Management, Environmental Science, Food Science, Natural Resources, Nutrition, and Rural Development, since its establishment in 1984.
Talus Analytics specializes in translating complex systems and data analysis to drive practical decision-making, including performing in-depth research and developing platforms to communicate scientific results. Led by PhD-level scientists, Talus has extensive experience in understanding the data and analysis needed to address the most critical challenges in government and business. These efforts include designing and developing influenza response systems for the CDC, academic work evaluating the response requirements for large scale international outbreaks, geostatistical risk models for insurance, and creative design for software systems architectures to drive start-up strategy. Our work in diverse sectors and at the intersection of fields requires the integration of methods in policy, systems architecture, algorithm development, and data visualization to drive informed decision making across a wide range of mission areas.
Trees for the Future (TREES) is an international development nonprofit that meets a triple bottom line: poverty alleviation, hunger eradication, and healing the environment. Through our Forest Garden Approach we train farmers to plant and manage Forest Gardens that sustainably feed families and raise their incomes by 400 percent. TREES receives donations to implement their work in areas where they can have the greatest impact. TREES currently works across five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cameroon, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda. Since 1989, TREES has planted over 150 million trees.
Founded by retired NFL defensive end Chris Long and named for one of the most overlooked but integral parts of a team, Waterboys provides affected communities with clean, safe and sustainable water access by hiring local crews to drill deep borehole wells serving up to 7,500 people. The organization’s innovative approach to fundraising encourages professional athletes from across the NBA and NFL and fans to mobilize their networks to raise funds and awareness to provide life-giving water and all that comes from it – the opportunity for education, good health, and economic stability. Since its start, there have been 36 NFL players that have been involved, and the NBA arm of Waterboys, Hoops2o launched in 2018 with 5 players joining the roster.
For over 25 years, WorldServe International has focused its efforts on providing clean water to East Africa—one of the most water-stressed regions in the world. We understand that clean water is more than a simple drink. It’s about healthy people, growing economies and strengthened communities that follow. We believe that helping others in need begins with powerful partnerships, sustainable solutions and experience that drives our vision. We are now reaching more countries than ever before through a sustainable, solar-powered clean water process with the potential to reach up to 7,500 people per water source. Clean water changes everything! Visit worldserveintl.org to learn more.