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 […]
Richard (Project Director and Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) and Stanley (Grassroots Tanzania Trustee) lead one of the interviewing teams today. Fantastic place. Lovely people.
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 […]
A series of posts from Tanzania while the Bishop Luffa School young people were over there. It starts with a video of a dance lesson from Gwakisa so that the Brit young people can dance Tanzania style. (Day 1 is at the bottom) Posted by The Grassroots Trust on Saturday, 14 July 2018 DAY 3: […]
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 […]