The transformational effect of electricity supplied to a girls’ hostel; and news of street boys successfully returned home.
Many of the students who have benefitted from skills-training through the Kasulu Youth Development Project are already changing their lives. Here we meet just three of them.
Making the connection between maps and the fight against FGM. We want to ensure that girls in remote villages are protected. But without maps, it is very hard to ensure all villages are covered. The Openstreetmap project offers an answer…
“Well, I did it – I ran the London Marathon for the Tanzania Development Trust… If you’re thinking about doing it yourself, I say go for it! It will be worth every step.”
“I feel very lucky to work with TDT, because it has allowed me to serve a huge amount of people in my country; to advise, oversee and monitor TDT funds granted in my region, and show the way towards successful project implementation.”
On his second visit to the Ikimba schools, Jonathan caught up with old friends and discussed some great ideas for girls’ empowerment.
For just £6 you can provide a solar light to a school student and their family in one of the poorest areas of Tanzania. For less than the price of a box of chocolates, you can change a schoolchild’s future. Grace is 15 and wants to be a doctor. She is a dedicated student. But she has to walk three hours each way to school from her village. When she gets home she has to collect water and firewood for cooking before she can study by candlelight. Sometimes her parents can afford kerosene for a brighter light, but this hurts…