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 […]
Richard (Project Director and Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) and Stanley (Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) lead one of the interviewing teams today. Fantastic place. Lovely people.
Traveling beside the Rift Valley to our furthest location from Mbeya today. The scenery is breath taking and the welcome heart warming. The 2 hour drive down dusty unmade bumpy roads were definitely worth it!! Always exciting to see how the children on the scheme are getting on and to meet the new children and […]
Everyday this week we are interviewing sponsored children in the 16 locations around the Mbeya region of Tanzania. By the end of the week we hope to have interviewed over 2500 children. Although the questions we ask each one are the same everywhere we go, the locations are very different. Some are very remote with […]
We have just started a new venture in Tanzania. The housing stock some of the families live in is very poor. Some of these are child led families, disabled people or children being looked after by elderly grandparents. So they often struggle to find the rent and and end up moving from rented house to […]
Today the interview team and the building team merged. The children who will be living in the new home being built by the team were taken onto the Grassroots sponsorship scheme. The children are now more than excited about their new home and sponsorship provides them with the school things they are lacking to help […]
There have been extraordinary storms in the Mbeya area this week and some of our friends homes have been badly damaged by flooding. The Grassroots Tanzania team have found them temporary accommodation but Sharon is having meetings today to discuss what help we can give to help them put their lives back together. This was […]
A Post from Sharon who is visiting Tanzania this week: “Had a great time today with the Grassroots Tanzania staff and volunteers. It is always good to catch up and eat together. These wonderful people provide over 252,000 meals per year. Not to mention extra nutrition for those with HIV or food parcels for struggling […]