A Summary of Our Progress

Interested in finding out more about our work this past cutting season? The challenges we faced? Our plans going forward? Hope has created a Progress Report to update our supporters, that you can find at the following link: http://www.tanzdevtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/HGWT-SEASONAL-AND-PROGRESS-REPORT-FEB-2019.pdf    

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Cutters are dropping their tools because of HGWT

Last week, Mohabe Mwita Marwa Simangwe, a cutter from Matare village dropped her tools at the HGWT safe house and swore not to cut any more girls in the Serengeti district. This adds to the already long list of cutters that have been impacted by Rhobi Samwelly's mission. In 2015, Christina, a circumciser who had … Continue reading Cutters are dropping their tools because of HGWT

‘In the Name of Your Daughter’ shown to at-risk girls in Tanzania

'In the Name of Your Daughter' continues to make a lasting impact in the global mission against female genital mutilation. Directed by Canadian Giselle Portenier, the documentary is centred around Rhobi Samwelly's active fight against FGM in rural Tanzania. Since its premiere at the Copenhagen Film Festival, the movie has gone on to garner rave … Continue reading ‘In the Name of Your Daughter’ shown to at-risk girls in Tanzania

Rhobi’s Global Mission: Visit to the Canadian Parliament

Since September, Rhobi Samwelly has been on a global anti-FGM mission. Her journey commenced in New York, where she spoke passionately in front of a high-level UN Panel, recounting her harrowing FGM experience as a teenager. From then, she travelled to London to join director Giselle Portenier for the UK premiere of In The Name of … Continue reading Rhobi’s Global Mission: Visit to the Canadian Parliament