Really grateful to the many people who make clothes and hats which bring such joy to those in Tanzania. Hats from Woodford and this dress by Rotary “Inner Wheel” Farnham (the women’s branch of Rotary)…. Thank you so much!
These first pictures are from the Good Neighbours project in Theta – a very poor community North of Nairobi. Good Neighbours is both the church and the Grassroots Partner organisation that runs the child sponsorship scheme in the community. They also run Judah Excellence Primary School where many of the children learn. Each morning, during […]
Really thrilled that Grassroots Tanzania have almost completed the second set of three dwellings in the new housing project. These will be used for people in need of accommodation due to being in child led families or for grandmothers looking after children who presently live in very poor conditions. Many of the children involved are […]
A few weeks ago many riverside dwellings were removed from around the church in Chennai. The houses were demolished and the area along the riverside has been bulldozed leaving the place a total mess. The river these houses were next to is very dirty with human waste and so the local government has a big […]
We have arrived in Chennai and it has been a full on day. After not sleeping for over 36 hours tiredness is beginning to set in. We had a fab time meeting people in the community and praying with them. The homes in the slum are very small just one room no bigger then box […]
Richard and the team have started giving out the school kits to all the sponsored children. So far they have been to three of the 16 Grassroots locations. At the bottom of this post are some of the photos that Richard has sent. In October we opened a new location in a place called Mwanyanje […]
Many congratulations to James and Charity. The marriage celebrations were wonderful. James is the pastor and House Manager at Watu wa Maana Street Children’s Centre, Ruiru, Kenya and Charity is the professional social worker employed by Watu wa Maana. A video of the celebration dance at the wedding reception can be found on the Grassroots […]
Richard (Project Director and Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) and Stanley (Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) lead one of the interviewing teams today. Fantastic place. Lovely people.