Sponsorship Trip!

This past week our four sponsored children got a real treat when Kristina and Sharon came to visit them! The girls stayed at the hotel and went swimming for the first time in their lives! Kristina and Sharon helped purchase much needed supplies...

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Hilaria Mussa

Congratulations to Hilaria Mussa! She is our newest sponsorship child to be attending private secondary school! We can’t wait to see how wonderfully she’s going to do at Mwalimu Anna’s!

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Congratulations Alexa!

Alexa Diaz is a School for Field Studies alumna from summer session two in 2013. While in Tanzania, she visited the Amani Orphanage. In fact “I almost didn’t make it to the orphanage because I was getting over a bacterial infection I...

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Wish List

Thank you to our donors! Within a week- just one week– our wish list was completed. Here are some photos of our children, Asha and Abdhallah showing off our mosquito repellent! Thanks for making this possible!

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Bug Off!

Amani has a March wish list! Recently, two of our children fell ill with Malaria. According to the US Center for Disease Control malaria is a often-fatal disease caused parasitic infection via a mosquito bite. It causes fever, shaking chills, and...

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Record Breaking Thank Yous

In 2013 (our first full year with the website and online donation system) we raised a total of 1150 USD. This year so far we have already raised an incredible total of 1113 USD. That’s in only TWO MONTHS, from our alumni base of previous...

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Not Done Yet!

With the recent donations Juma and the staff have bought bags of maize- a lot of maize! That’s a lot of corn meal for hungry bellies! But their list isn’t complete yet! We need beans for protein and oil for cooking, along with other...

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500 for Food

Juma sent me the following pictures this week, with the encouraging caption: food is on the way!           Through e-mails, facebook and blog posts, Amani asked for 1200 USD in the month of February to help deal with a...

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Food Emergency

This morning I woke up a little after five, unable to sleep. After a few groggy sips of water I blankly checked my Facebook and e-mail, the light of the computer illuminating my pre-dawn dorm room. There I saw a disturbing message from Juma...

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Sponsorship Success!

This January, we introduced a new sponsorship program, that allows people form all over the word to choose a specific child and support them. Sponsors cover school fees: providing the child with an education, boarding, food and friendship at...

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