January 11, 2019 admin

Three photos tell it all / Kolme kuvaa kertoo kaiken: Today Ndanu loaded his motorbike and took two hand washing kits to Usongo primary. Earlier a tank and a stove were built to this school. The next step is to recycle hand washing water and use it to grow some tree seedlings. /  Tänään Ndanu…

January 2, 2019 admin

 Have a look at our newly launched crowdfunding page. You can sponsor a stove, a water tank or a hand washing facility for a school in Tanzania, or help farmers stop erosion gullies that ruin their fields. Have your name engraved on a tank or a chimney! Get photos and news updates on all progress made.

December 24, 2018 admin

Thank you for your support in 2018. It has meant very important changes in the lives of very many children in 2018. This ‘very many’ means approximately the following: About 500 more children have now water at their school so they don’t need to carry water every day to school As eleven more schools have…

December 7, 2018 admin

(ALLA SUOMEKSI) Measuring contours has started in Yam Makaa! This is great and surprisingly soon after the initial meeting with the farmers. They are clearly motivated to take action to save their fields. From Maro’s message on Wednesday 5th Dec: Yesterday, fundi (who built Sango checkdams) and I went to the field. Farmers had been…

November 29, 2018 admin

A water tank has been built at Usongo primary. The team was Ndanu who led the work and purchased the materials, Musa who builds the gutters, Tumaini, Rama (recently trained new builder) and two apprentices from the area, Victorini Daudi and Claudi William. Usongon koulu sain sadevesitankin. Rakentajatiimiin kuuluivat tällä kertaa Ndanu, joka johti työtä…

November 21, 2018 admin

(ALLA TEKSTI SUOMEKSI) Yam Makaa farmers had selected fourteen of them to  go on a study trip to Sango and Kiboroloni villages to see check dams and farmland terraces. LWDO’s Anenmose Maro oraganised the trip on the 20th of November. Everyone was on time at 8.30 am as the minibus started from Kawawa junction. In…

October 16, 2018 admin

(Suomeksi alla) Liana has today received a £2000 grant from Statistics for Sustainable Development (www.stats4sd.org) to start soil conservation work in Yam Makaa village in Tanzania. Stats4SD is a not-for-profit, social enterprise based in Reading UK and working globally, mainly in developing countries. Through its advisory work it promotes better use of statistical methods for…

September 18, 2018 admin

This past Monday Ndanu, Tumaini and apprentice Regnaldi completed a double size stove for Mawanda secondary school. A double stove is two normal size stoves next to each other. It accommodates four large pots and teachers’ small pots. Tämän viikon maanantaina Ndanu, Tumaini ja ’oppipoika’ Regnaldi saivat valmiksi kaksoishellan Mawandan yläkoululle. Kaksoishella tarkoittaa kahta normaalikokoista…

August 2, 2018 admin

Ric had an opportunity to visit Rombo on Saturday (28th July). A photo gallery of his visit is here. Ricillä oli mahdollisuus vierailla Rombon kouluissa lauantaina (28.7). Kuva galleria visiitistä on täällä.  Ndanu waited at the Kawawa junction with the newly made handwashing kits. Here the car was loaded, stands on the roof and barrels inside….