October 1, 2017 admin

Liana has just opened a fundraising campaign to raise funds for building 30 cubic meter rainwater harvesting tanks and firewood saving stoves for schools in Rombo Tanzania. The campaign is here:  https://chuffed.org/project/liana-tanzania-tanks-and-stoves . Water tanks and stoves are built on a cost sharing basis with the schools contributing 15 % of the total cost. One tank of…

September 13, 2017 admin

The stove became ready on 9th September: Click here for the gallery: http://www.liana-ry.org/gallery/mterini-school-stove/ . It took four very long days to build it and a day to buy materials. Its price (incl materials, transport and labour) is 230 euros of which the school paid 41 euros.

September 5, 2017 admin

Ndanu and Tumaini started building a stove for Mterini primary school yesterday on Monday the 4th. The school had earlier finished building a kitchen building. This is a huge improvement altogether for the kitchen standards. Below are some photos sent by Ndanu.    Mterini’s new kitchen building built by the school. The rainwater harvesting tank was…

August 12, 2017 admin

Have a look at the new photo gallery at http://www.liana-ry.org/gallery/30000-liter-tank/. Photos sent by Ndanu during the tank building are now in the gallery. The tank is now ready. It took eight days to build it. It is now watered for a week to cure the cement. Then we wait for the rains! The tank cost just…

August 9, 2017 admin

Back in December, Eija and partners in Tanzania (Maro, Mbelwa, Ndanu) planned a project to help schools in Rombo District of N Tanzania. The aim is to help them get a water tank to harvest rain water, and introduce associated activities on hygiene and the environment.  She has sent proposals for funding to 6 foundations…

August 5, 2017 admin

Activities started yesterday at Mterini Primary school. Initial visits were done in June when Ndanu visited the head teachers of four schools with photos and information about the activities (rainwater harvesting tank, hand washing facility, tree nursery using recycled water and education sessions). We presented this opportunity to four schools hoping that one would be…