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Tanzania

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Tanzania
World Vision in Africa: Tanzania 

Gaining independence from British rule in 1961, Tanzania sits on the eastern coast of Africa. It is bordered by eight countries and the country’s three islands — Mafia, Zanzibar, and Pemba —lie to the east in the Indian Ocean.

See the communities World Vision works with in Tanzania

1. Ruhita Go to Communtiy page 2. Nyasa Go to Communtiy page 3. Isagehe Go to Communtiy page 4. Kinampanda Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Ketumbeine Go to Communtiy page 6. Manonga Go to Communtiy page 7. Mtinko Go to Communtiy page 8. Kilago

9. Shishiyu
Tanzania National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Tanzania 68/1000 53 Years 54% $530 97% 73% 365,754 44,841,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Only 4% of Tanzania's land is suitable for agricultural purposes
  • Over 35% of people live below the poverty line
  • About 40 % of the population lives in chronic food-deficit areas
  • Most girls of primary school age do not attend school

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