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Regional Interfaith Government Partnership

In 2014, religious and government leaders created an Interfaith Government Partnership to serve the poor, marginalized, and isolated Tanzanians. Their goal is to: Improve the health, education and economic sustainability of poor, marginalized, and isolated, initially focusing in the Dar es Salaam and Pwani Regions. Through these actions and related publicity of Interfaith-Government Partnership decrease the appeal of and involvement in extremism. In February 2016, the partners created a Tanzanian NGO, called Faith in Action-Tanzania, to implement the partnership’s objectives.

Tanzania has large Christian and Muslim populations who historically have lived and worked together in harmony. This is in jeopardy as extremists on throughout the world, on both sides, try and create us-them relationships and spread hate. Current initiatives include: 1) developing a joint district hospital; 2) Developing community based health programs for widows and orphans; 3) maternal and newborn death reduction; 4) addressing alcohol and other drugs, violence and AIDS through the Ukombozi initiative; 5) decreasing malaria; 6) establishing family medicine at all levels of training to best address Tanzanian medical manpower needs.