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Organizations in Minnesota

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Medical and Health

Selian Lutheran Hospital, a two-campus hospital and clinic in Arusha and Selian

East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation, supports the School of Radiology at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi (St. Paul, MN)

Dodoma Tanzania Health Development, supports the Dodoma Christian Medical Centre, Dodoma (Golden Valley, MN)

Shoulder to Shoulder, provides support and upgrade to Lutheran medical facilities in the Iringa Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church

Solidarity in Health, a University of MN student group that sends medical supplies to Tanzania and other Sub-Saharan African countries (Minneapolis, MN)

The P.J. King Family Foundation, is extensively involved in health projects, principally in Iringa (St. Louis Park, MN)

Pambazuka Africa, provides support and community-based rehabilitation to families with disabilities in northern Tanzania

WellShare International, has programs on maternal and newborn health as well as other health issues (Minneapolis, MN)

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Peace House Foundation, runs the Peace House Academy, a residential high school for AIDS/HIV orphans in Arusha (Eden Prairie, MN)

Operation Bootstrap Africa, builds schools and teachers’ quarters throughout Tanzania (Minneapolis, MN)

Books for Africa, sends shipping container loads of books to schools and libraries throughout Tanzania (St. Paul, MN)

Kikatiti School Partnership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Cottonwood, MN)

Mwangaza Education for Partnership, St. Paul Area Synod’s partnership program to improve education in the Iringa district (St. Paul, MN)

Mwalimu Nyerere Educational Resource Centre, an education center honoring Tanzania’s first president, Julius K. Nyerere, located in Dar es Salaam (St. Paul, MN)

Project Zawadi, supports education among orphaned and vulnerable children in Tanzania (St. Paul, MN)

The P.J. King Family Foundation, extensively involved in education projects, principally in Iringa (St. Louis Park, MN)

Educate Tanzania, works on programs to bring clean water, good health, and education to Tanzania (Chaska, MN)

Friends of Africa Education, provides access to education for children in Sub-Saharan Africa (St. Paul, MN)

Siouxland Tanzania Educational Ministries, provides scholarships and surgery, and is building an orphanage, Moshi (Sioux City, IA)

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Community and Economic Development

Global Citizen’s Network, plans travel and service opportunities among indigenous communities (Minneapolis, MN)

Hope 2 Others, supports water sanitation, health, education and youth programs in Tanzania

Cheetah Development, promotes business development in rural areas of Tanzania (Hastings, MN)

St. Paul Partners Tanzanian Water Development Partners, builds wells and promotes access to clean water (St. Paul, MN)

Compatible Technology, Inc., designs and distributes simple, life-changing food and water technologies for use in developing countries (St. Paul, MN)

Community Solutions for Africa’s Development, builds partnerships for sustainable community development (Minneapolis, MN)

Outreach, Inc., invests in Tanzanian communities by purchasing crafts (Union, Iowa)

International Leadership Institute, providing resources for communities in transition (Minneapolis, MN)

Institute of Agriculture, Tumaini University, addresses food production shortages in Iringa through agricultural research and development (University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN)

Iringa Hope (Bega kwa Bega) supports ministries in the Iringa Diocese of the Lutheran Church of Tanzania (St. Paul, MN)

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Featured Corporations

Land O’Lakes, Inc. International Development Division

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