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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]