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Njombe Primary school teachers come up with clear roles of YPHE teacher mentors towards strengthening the Program in their schools.

"Previously, we didn't know what was exactly our role as YPHE teacher mentors, this is a very special discussion to help strengthening the program in schools" Said one of the participants during the discussion. Njombe DC primary school teachers together with HHU project implementation team had a one day workshop discussing the ways to improve the program by defining clear roles of the teacher mentors in primary schools with Youth Peer health Educators (YPHEs)

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Frida Blackwell, a McGill Graduate works to examine the sustainability of the Youth peer Health Education Program within Primary schools in Njombe, Tanzania

Youth Peer Health Education (YPHE) is a health promotion technique that is influential in teaching and sharing sexual health and HIV/AIDS related information, attitudes and values among youth in low-resource settings. Highlands Hope Umbrella an Organization based in Njombe Tanzania has been using this technique in primary school settings for number of years.

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Aislin

Terry’s Tanzania

In January 2006, Montreal’s famed Gazette cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) traveled to the Southern Highlands of the East African nation of Tanzania to visit Highlands Hope.

He captured the beauty, the heartbreak and the courageous determination of Highlands Hope activists like nurse Betty Liduke, community-organizer Jackson Mbogela, and the men, women and children who make the Makete and Njombe Districts of Tanzania a very special place.

Take a look at Terry’s scrapbook