In January Grassroots officially started a pilot child sponsorship project with 3 churches in the drought hit area of Ndole, Zambia. A small group of children was selected from each church and Grassroots promised to try to find sponsors for them so they could get to school – for which they need uniform and a […]
When COVID19 started spreading in Kenya the government commanded all institutions to send residents to live somewhere as… Posted by The Grassroots Trust on Monday, 15 June 2020 When COVID19 started spreading in Kenya the government commanded all institutions to send residents to live somewhere as safe as possible in the community. Watu wa Maana Street […]
Grassroots Tanzania team have started the 3rd food parcel distribution to families of the 2500 sponsored children in and around Mbeya – all part of the plan to get these vulnerable families through the COVID19 crisis. The Tanzanian government is saying the crisis is over! Upper sixth and university students are expected to be back […]
What a great team of volunteers visited Chennai to meet all the Grassroots sponsored children in Chennai. Kay has mashed together a video to give you a flavour… just from the photos and video clips taken at the time. Maybe you should be with us in 2021?
The new school year starts in January in Tanzania. That’s why we give out school supplies in late December or early January. Mwangelwa is a busy area of Mbeya. It has a large market with lost of colourful fabric and is very busy. Today the team arrived at the school where we hold the weekly […]
Grassroots Tanzania team and a team from Grassroots UK are joined together this week in the annual task of interviewing every one of the over 2500 children sponsored in Tanzania. Here are some pictures. Sue has been coming out to Tanzania with Grassroots regularly over many years to help with interviewing the children on the […]
Big push today. Team worked to their limits. Lights installed and #solarpanel so could go on #building the #bedroom! Roof done. #Render started. Bedroom wall nearly done. Tomorrow is last day, we #plasterboard the ceiling, finish the bedroom and render.
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 […]