Tanzania is a country located in east Africa that has a population of 48 million people. It is a popular tourist destination for those seeking to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, safari in the Serengeti or relax on the island of Zanzibar. Despite being one of Africa’s premier tourist destinations, Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world.
36% of Tanzanians live in extreme poverty.
39% of children under the age of 5 are malnourished.
1.3 million children in Tanzania are orphaned by HIV/AIDS alone.
3 million children in Tanzania are orphaned due to all causes.
25% of children in Tanzania attend secondary school.