The new school year starts in January in Tanzania. That’s why we give out school supplies in late December or early January. Mwangelwa is a busy area of Mbeya. It has a large market with lost of colourful fabric and is very busy. Today the team arrived at the school where we hold the weekly […]
We have almost finished our time in Tanzania. Interviews continue for another day. We started the week with 2500 needing to be done at the end of Friday we have 389 left to do. What a privilege it is to hear the stories of so many families. We have laughed and cried together. There are […]
Grassroots Tanzania team and a team from Grassroots UK are joined together this week in the annual task of interviewing every one of the over 2500 children sponsored in Tanzania. Here are some pictures. Sue has been coming out to Tanzania with Grassroots regularly over many years to help with interviewing the children on the […]
Big push today. Team worked to their limits. Lights installed and #solarpanel so could go on #building the #bedroom! Roof done. #Render started. Bedroom wall nearly done. Tomorrow is last day, we #plasterboard the ceiling, finish the bedroom and render.
In reverse order (take a look at the last pictures first. They show where this family was living before Grassroots started building them a home.), here are pictures of the Grassroots team in Romania this week. Some have been interviewing sponsored children (£8 per month supports a child in ways that dramatically change their experience at […]
I have spent the last few months promoting a quiz night in aid of water projects for Grassroots Tanzania. I asked local companies for raffle prizes. I got around 20 prizes including a bouquet, aquarium tickets, dance classes, champagne and clothes from Fat Face. Such generosity. People are amazing. Last night we set up the […]
And so the group from Bishop Luffa has arrived with Grassroots in Tanzania. After a long journey all 28 arrived well, so the adventure begins 10 July at 08:01 · Students from Bishop Luffa School (Chichester UK) with one of the many Grassroots Tanzania milk programmes (malnutrition prevention programme for children under 5 and their […]
Great day here in Tanzania. The school group from Park School did a fab job helping at various feeding programmes. Then rose well to the challenge of finding traditional Tanzanian fabric in the market. A local tailor measured each student for a garment. But the Tanzanian children really sum up the day… each Park School […]