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 […]
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 […]
Team day in Tanzania. Always good to join together to talk, pray and eat together. So many new things happening here at the moment… Great T-Shirts too!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]