Frida Blackwell, a McGill Graduate works to examine the sustainability of the Youth peer Health Education Program within Primary schools in Njombe, Tanzania

Highlands Hope Umbrella has continued to implement the Youth Peer Health Education Program in Njombe Primary schools. The program is implemented in 50 primary schools found in six councils of Njombe region for number of years from July 2014.

Highlands Hope Umbrella and McGill Ingram School of Nursing have continued supporting the YPHE program activities to ensure its sustainability.

Frida Blackwell is a MSc(A) Candidate from McGill University Ingram School of nursing doing the Program Evaluation to Examine the Sustainability of the Program in this fall 2017 (September 2017 – December 2017). On her study, she will come up with the findings on the facilitators and barriers towards YPHE program implementation within Primary schools in Njombe Tanzania.

Frida has started working with HHU project implementation teams of YPHE trainers and the Organization management by sharing the proposed study activities and plans.


By George Sanga – YPHE Project Coordinator