Congratulations Eliza and Bahati!

Our first sponsorship success story! Two wonderful donors from Canada have chosen two sponsor two of our incredible young girls: Elizabeth Jumanne and Bahati Ramadhan. After their visit in May, these volunteers decided they wanted to stay an important part of the childrens’ live at Amani, and generously offered to donate the school fees to […]

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 Booster to create the Amani Orphanage T-Shirt. These neat shirts serve two purposes: they […]

Thanks SFS!

Look at all the new improvements around the orphanage! Great new art! Thanks School for Field Studies!

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 year. At the same time, children learn valuable animal husbandry skills that can help them establish their own livelihoods […]

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 funds, purchasing materials, hiring works and construction the device has taken a […]

Donate Today!

Now you can make a secure donation to the Amani Orphanage US Account. Want to specifically fund school supplies, food or other item? Send an email to Juma specificying what your donation should be used for! Or contribute to the Orphanage’s general budget. Juma has said many times that what the Orphanage needs most is […]

An Education

Ready for a real lesson?! Education in Tanzania is organized differently than in American. Instead of elementary, middle and high school there is: 2 years of pre-primary education for ages 5–6 (year 1 and 2) 7 years of primary education for ages 7–13 (Standard I-VII) 4 years of secondary ordinary level education for ages 14–17 […]

A Season of Growth

“The LORD will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The LORD your God will bless you in the land He is giving you.” – Deuteronomy 28:8 It’s the end of the rainy season in Mto Wa Mbu, and plants aren’t the only things in bloom! A few weeks ago, […]


Welcome to the official sit of the Amani Orphanage, led by Juma Hussein, located in Mto wa Mbu Tanzania! Our new website is a work in progress! We welcome input and suggestions.