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 […]
Richard (Project Director and Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) and Stanley (Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) lead one of the interviewing teams today. Fantastic place. Lovely people.
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 […]
Sharon and Ruth are in Romania this week visiting all the children sponsored via Grassroots. This involves driving long distances to their homes which are often in quite remote settings. The scenery is stunning. Building stability and value into a child’s life takes time. It has been wonderful to meet children for the first time […]
This is the place this family lived in before… then they knocked it down and started to prepare the site … and the family started living in a shelter until the build could be done… then the UK team members set off from Luton airport to join the Romanian team members… on […]
Some thoughts from Ruth Leaving Tanzania always stirs up mixed emotions – happy to be coming home and being reunited with loved ones but also incredibly sad to be leaving behind the rafikis you have made whilst being there. This trip, I’ve formed deeper friendships with those I already knew, made new friends both on […]