Emanuel, pint-sized man of the people

Emanuel, pint-sized man of the people

Bright-eyed seven-year-old Emanuel is a man of the people, as popular on the playgrounds of St Jude’s as he is among the adults in the school’s office. “Everyone knows Emanuel because he comes into the office every day just to say hello and ask us how we are,” says St Jude’s Community Service team member […]

Meet Upendo, her mother’s hope

Meet Upendo, her mother's hope

“Education is empowerment,” says Tumaini, a single mother raising two children in a cramped single-room house in one of Arusha’s poorest suburbs. “With an education you can get a job anywhere. You can do anything.” For many Tanzanians, education is out of reach. The average Tanzanian spends just 5.11 years at school and only 35% […]