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?
We have almost finished our time in Tanzania. Interviews continue for another day. We started the week with 2500 needing to be done at the end of Friday we have 389 left to do. What a privilege it is to hear the stories of so many families. We have laughed and cried together. There are […]
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 […]
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.