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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]