Eva Tolage, a young campaigner from Tanzania, launched Stand With Eva back in February 2015 and since then has been campaigning locally and nationally to get a clean supply of water for her community and school.
Now, just over a year since Eva launched her campaign, a new water point has been installed at her school.
Eva Tolage, a young campaigner from Malinzanga, Tanzania, and her classmates from Mlowa School travelled to the National Parliament in Dodoma to speak with the Prime Minister and other high-level members of the Tanzanian Government to present their demands in person.
Eva, a young girl supported by Restless Development in Tanzania, is launching a petition to ask her leaders to keep their promises and help her community access clean water.
ONE and Restless Development are to #StandWithEva in solidarity, helping to spread her message and inspire other young people to turn the promises made in the Global Goals into real action that changes lives. This initiative is part of Restless Development's Youth Power campaign.
The general election that will take place on Sunday 25th October 2015 in Tanzania will be a pivotal moment for young Tanzanians involvement in their society. The youth population (14 - 25 years old) has almost doubled from 4.4 million in 1990, to 8.1 million in 2010, meaning young people make up a crucial voting demographic.
In December 2014 we hosted a youth-led careers fair event dubbed “Kazi Connect” (Job Connect) which brought together over 200 young graduates, motivational speakers and 10 prospective employers from public and private sectors at Don Bosco Youth Centre in Dar es Salaam.
The "Mabinti Tushike Hatamu!" (Girls Let's be Leaders) project in Tanzania, which focuses on HIV prevention and eradication of girl’s vulnerability to HIV, pregnancy and violence, recently won the highly competitive Resolve Award, for its innovative approach of improving reproductive health in Tanzania.
Restless Development participated in a Youth Entrepreneurship seminar held on March 21, 2014 at the Embassy of Sweden in Dar es Salaam. The aim of the seminar was to highlight and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing young entrepreneurs in Tanzania.
Restless Development Tanzania recently participated in the Family Planning Conference in Dar es Salaam organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare from October 9-11, 2013. Restless Development in collaboration with FHI 360 prepared an exhibition which specifically focused on advocating for the roles of youth as agents to drive forward family planning in Tanzania.