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Prevention Early Child Pregnancy in Tanzania

by Ebeneza Group


The overall Goal of this project is to contribute towards ending child early forceful marriage and pregnancy through Strengthening and Scaling up Access to Quality Prevention, Advocacy, referral and counseling Services, and Sociol-education Support. The Project is really a Child Marriage Prevention activity, beginning to explore possibilities of going to scale, with encouraging signs that such structural efforts will aimed at other goals, such as education, health, and poverty reduction.
total goal


Tanzania has one of highest child marriage prevalence rates the world on average, almost two out of five girls will be married before their 18th birthday. In 2010, about 37 percent of the women aged 20-24 were married/in union before age 18. Data shows a 10 percent decline since 2004 (41 percent). While child marriage is common in Tanzania, prevalence is highest in the Regions of Shinyanga (59 percent), (UNICEF, 2012).


The project will solve the problem to ending child early forceful marriage and pregnancy through Strengthening and Scaling up Access to Quality Prevention, referral and counseling Services, and Sociology-education Support. The project will expand and scale-up support and care to 80% of those affected,

Long-Term Impact

This project will ensure that the benefits will be maintained after the donor funding is completed. The project has in place educational, economic, financial and technical viability through various strategies as, Utilization of Community Participatory Methodologies, and Educational and Social Feasibility.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).



Organization Information

Ebeneza Group

Location: SHINYANGA - Tanzania, United Republic of
Project Leader:
Joseph Ndatala
SHINYANGA, SHINYANGA Tanzania, United Republic of
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Donors: 0 (40 needed)
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