AT A GLANCE:
Though Tanzania’s economy continues to grow stronger with each year, an estimated 12 million citizens remain trapped in poverty. Children feel the brunt of it, with more than 35% experiencing stunted growth due to severe malnutrition. Additionally, because of the limited resources and food, many of the country’s orphans and street children go uncared for.
Religion: Christian (61.4%), Muslim (35.2%), folk religion (1.8%)
Language: Kiswahili or Swahili, Kiunguja, English, Arabic
Percent of people living on less than $3.10/day: 76.10%