TECEC efforts and resources target communities where the needs are greatest to deliver quality early childhood development to help children be developmentally on track by achieving the minimum number of milestones expected for their age group.
53% of children aged 2-5 in low income families in Tanzania are experiencing developmental delays in health, learning, and psychosocial well-being. These delays can have long-lasting consequences, affecting their future opportunities and success.
in Tanzania
every child
to thrive

Equip parents, caregivers and pre-school teachers to provide holistic support to their children during the early years in core areas:

Early years holistic support

Proper nutrition for young children, gross motor development, fine motor development, and self-care, aiming to provide children with the foundation for a healthy and active lifestyle.
Engaging and promote early identification of children with special needs and raising awareness to reduce discrimination and social exclusion in low income communities.

Our Impact

  • 22000

    Children 0-8 age directly benefiting from our ECD programs and services (50% girls)
  • 240
    Families directly benefiting from the Programs and home visiting
  • 14
    Communities/villages directly benefiting from the programs
  • 123
    Public pre-school teachers trained and supported with play based class and local learning and playing materials
Health and Childcare
  • 85%
    of children demonstrated significant improvement in gross motor skills
    as evidenced by enhanced coordination, strength, and motor planning abilities
  • 90%
    of children exhibited enhanced fine motor skills

    achieving milestones in dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and manipulation of small objects with increased precision
  • 95%
    of children showcased advancements in self-care
    including improved abilities in dressing independently, self-feeding, and basic hygiene practices
Early Learning and Play Based
  • 80%
    of children showed substantial progress in expressive language

    as reflected in increased vocabulary, sentence construction, and expressive communication with peers and caregivers
  • 75%
    of children demonstrated readiness for reading and writing
    displaying enthusiasm for books, letter recognition, and emergent literacy skills
  • 85%
    of children displayed improved numeracy skills
    developing a foundational understanding of numbers, counting, and basic mathematical concepts.
  • 70%
    of children made strides in pre-writing skills

    refining hand-eye coordination, pencil grasp, and the ability to trace and replicate shapes and patterns
  • 80%
    of children exhibited enhanced executive functioning

    , showing growth in attention span, impulse control, and problem-solving abilities
Psychosocial well-being
  • 85%
    of children demonstrated improved emotional regulation, empathy,

    and the ability to express and manage their feelings constructively.
  • 90%
    of children displayed positive social interactions

    forming meaningful connections, engaging in cooperative play, and demonstrating empathy towards peers.
  • 75%
    of children exhibited reduced instances of internalizing behaviors
    signaling decreased anxiety, withdrawal, and emotional distress.
  • 80%
    of children showed a decrease in externalizing behaviors
    such as aggression, defiance, and disruptive conduct.
We would like to express our gratitude to all the incredible organizations and individuals who have partnered with and supported our work in Tanzania.
Together, we are creating a brighter future for generations to come.
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