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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

Jo Marchant

About Me: 

I am a 60 year old woman from Canada who is fortunate to have so many young, idealistic girls and women in Tanzania who are my friends. This is the result of a chance trip I made to Tanzania to go on safari in 1998. I thought it was a "once in a lifetime trip" but seeds were planted and I was continually drawn to return to two small villages in the north - Longido and Kimokouwa. So many girls asking for educational sponsorship and women requesting micro-finance loans resulted in my co-founding an NGO named Project TEMBO in 2004. My life has never been richer or held such meaning.

My Passions: 
Photography, writing.
My Challenges: 
There is not enough time in a day to accomplish my goals.
My Vision for the Future: 
To have a fully sustainable project for girls and women in rural Northern Tanzania by 2020.
My Areas of Expertise: 
I am creative, I love challenges, I love to inspire others to dream about possibilities and find ways to realize them.

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