Last Updated: 07/27/2021
Under its new president, Tanzania has begun to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Masks are recommended, though the country has yet to begin a vaccination campaign. Tanzania has been in communication with the World Health Organization on vaccines and how to access them, however.
Compassion child development centers are open and holding normal activities. Hygiene kits and multiple hand-washing stations are available at every center. Classrooms and playground equipment are regularly sanitized. Staff members continue to educate children on COVID-19 prevention. Since the beginning of the pandemic, they have been able to distribute nearly 69,000 food packs and 106,000 hygiene kits to families and provide medical support to over 37,500 individuals.