Dar es Salaam Port, Tanzania. Our containers are never hard to find!
We are always happy to see the containers arrive
safely! The Kahama crate carried over 17,000 books for children, schools,
teachers and medical staff as well as classroom supplies and teacher resources: Education is key to an individual’s and a region’s
development. And eventually an educated nation will lead to a progressive
nation that is able to sustain economic growth.
We have supplied 94 more boxes of soccer uniforms
and equipment to the schools in the Kahama region: Sports are important for
personal health and fitness and are an ideal way to develop and strengthen a
child’s self-image. The child learns that she has specific skills and is an
integral part of a team.
As well as the medical textbooks the Kahama
Hospital received bedding, linens, canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs,
mattresses, an examination table, stretchers, 2 TV's, 2 DVD players, kitchen
utensils, a microscope, toys and computers: As in the West it is essential for
a large hospital and the satellite clinics to have a networking infrastructure
to provide internet availability and to support the development of a hospital
The Summerland Montessori School sent letters,
pictures and 9 large boxes of supplies to the Faraja Orphanage. And we sent 41
large plastic family-to-family bins filled with items and gifts.
There were also 32 sewing machines, a large number
of woodworking tools and a further 250 boxes of general supplies to help
villagers to combat the effects of poverty and become self-sustaining.
Go to our website to
make a financial donation, to find out what items are needed to fill the next containers or to join our team!