Thare Machi Education has been tackling human trafficking since 2008, when we launched our human trafficking lesson in South Africa.
“This is like magic, you look at it, you see nothing, but it has a lot of stories and people in it. This is giving us more hope and desire. We love what those people say, because it builds our confidence and courage for a better future, and we are learning new and good things here. You can now see that many come because we like this.” Ishamba villager.
One Light Rwanda works in Musanze District in northern Rwanda.
‘TME Clubs have reached villages. One Light Rwanda distributed the DVDs to clubs of children. Children are good messengers….
We visit the families to talk about what they learnt from DVDs. Clubs are now running they only need to be reinforced and follow up.’
Thare Machi Education was honoured to win the “Not-for-profit excellence” award at the 2018 Leamington Business Awards.
The Association for Solidarity, Health and Social Assistance (ASASS) uses TME’s lessons to teach life skills and encourage behaviour change through their Learn Per View and Listening program.
Our DVD lessons are on their way to Russia, thanks to our new user group, Love Russia.
Projects will be helped in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Ryazan.
Our Hausa DVD lesson on Cholera was translated and recorded in 5 days and sent to Nigeria before the cholera outbreak claimed any more lives.
We work towards the UN SDG of Climate Action by providing lessons on planting trees & making compost. We partner with organisations tackling climate issues.
We work towards the UN SDG of Reduced Inequalities by providing lessons which empower women and girls to gain access to equal opportunities.
We work towards the UN SDG of Decent Work and Economic Growth with lessons to help viewers to find decent & consistent work and contribute to their economy.
We work towards the UN SDG of Clean Water and Sanitation by providing lessons which encourage sustainable and healthy water access.
We work towards the UN SDG of Gender Equality by providing lessons which encourage girls to pursue all opportunities and for boys to support them.
We work towards the UN SDG of Quality Education by providing lessons to ensure girls have equal education opportunities and all kids stay safe and healthy.
We work towards the UN SDG of Good Health and Well-Being by providing lessons on health, diseases, addiction, family planning and sexualised violence
We work towards the UN SDG of Zero Hunger by giving people the knowledge to provide for their families and lift themselves out of poverty.
Our ultimate vision is a world without poverty. We work towards the UN SDG of No Poverty by equipping people with basic health and social education.
Our new work in Afghanistan is progressing quickly, with 13 lessons already translated into Pashto.
“These glittering plates are like mirrors in circles, very small but what they include are incredible images… It speaks and it has men, women and children in it, there is also music and you think you are near them. What they do is helping us to understand that we can change.” Pupil from Bushuke Primary School.
Helen Taylor Thompson’s story told by the BBC for International Women’s Day 2018
In collaboration with One Light Rwanda, our lessons were seen by more than one million people in 25 disctricts of Rwanda, from January 2014 to Dec 2017, with encouraging feedback:
“We knew that feed breasting is good but we ignored it as we wanted to have breasts of small size to stay young, we preferred to give powder milk to babies instead of breast feeding.”