Aid Tanzania Accomplishments
Aid Tanzania, thanks to the generosity of its supporters and volunteers, has been able to provide the following assistance without a single employee:
- Sponsored 53 years of primary, secondary, or vocational education school
- Provided textbooks and school supplies, uniforms, shoes, mattresses and other items for dorm life to 16 secondary school students
- Produced 8 Form IV graduates
- Produced one (1) Form VI graduate who is attending Mweka University in Moshi
- Sponsored two (2) University students for a total of 3 academic years
- Donated more than 300 primary school textbooks
- Developed a residential mentoring program for primary school students. First 8 students were accepted January 2014.
- Provided uniforms and solar lights to the 8 unsuccessful candidates to our residential mentoring program for primary school students. We continue to monitor their progress
Promoting the need for and providing the means of producing safe drinking water:
- Provided training and assistance to dozens of women so they could join our beading group and generate an income
- In 2014 alone, 82 different women have participated at various levels in our beading group.
- Provided thousands of dollars worth of beading supplies to the womens' beading group so that they could produce items for Aid Tanzania to purchase
- Over 7 years, sold morth than $50,000 worth of merchandise which the womens' beading group produced and the proceeds of which went back into programming
- Recruited and provided support to more than a dozen Maasai women in 2013 and 2014 to obtain seasonal employment during the coffee harvest.
- Conducted 4 training sessions in Ngorongoro on the importance of hygiene and treating your drinking water, introducing the Safe Water Now ceramic water filter
- Placed 75 filters with Maasai families, thus providing filtered drinking water for more than 450 people.
- Placed 5 high-flow filters donated by Babson College Students and FAME to meet the needs of more than 400 primary school students at Oloirobi Primary School in Ngorongoro