Amani in a Year

2013 was an incredible year for the Amani Orphanage. We moved into our new home, with the help of fantastic organizations like Leap and SFS, as well as many independent donors and volunteers. We begin sponsorships with a number of new supports...

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Thanks Matt and Kyle

A note from Juma (with minor edits): It`s my hope that you all are quite fine in America and around the world! Here in Tanzania we are doing well and day to day. Also Matt and Kyle a volunteers from USA are doing very well as they work with our...

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Need

Food is scarce. It’s the dry season in Tanzania, and we have a wish list! – 10 bags of Maize – 10 bags of Rice – 5 bags of beans And the $$ break down is:  1bag of Maize is equal to 67500Tsh which is equal to 45$ 1 Bag of...

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Malaria Scares

Recently at Amani, Juma and some of the children have succumb to malaria. All are on rounds of medicine and recovering. I (Kate Thompson) have had malaria before too, and Juma and I agreed now is an important time to teach our supporters about...

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It’s T-shirt Time!

Think of the last t-shirt you purchased. What did it represent to you? A week’s tips from work? A concert memory? A favorite sports team? How about a shirt means clean water, food, and school supplies? Amani Orphanage has partnered with...

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Down on the Farm

More than a pet, livestock at the orphanage provide a renewable source of food and income. The goats, chicken and cows at the orphanage breed seasonally, and the offspring can be sold at market, eaten in the kitchens, or keep to breed another...

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Water Water Everywhere

Even though the rainy season is drawing to a close, the water is still flowing at Amani Orphanage! With the installation of our new water tower finally complete, the children will have year round access to clean safe water. The process of raising...

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