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Village Africa & the people of Yamba, Tanzania

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Tina Freeman

Change is possible by one random act of kindness at a time!

Raising money for
Village Africa

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Donations accepted until 08-04-2019

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10 years ago I had a life changing experience when I spent 5 months volunteering with this amazing small charity called ‘Village Africa’ in Tanzania.

The children called me 'Teacher Tina', the villagers called me 'Mama Tina'

In January I return to see the people I taught and lived with.

I want to raise some awareness of the great work they are doing, and much needed funds!

Event details

Promoting the work of Village Africa

Since the volunteer programme stopped due to changes in visa laws, the charity has had greater challenges in funding its work in health & education high in the West Usambara mountains in north Tanzania. It can get very wet - and cold - yes cold there! They are 100 km away or a two day walk from provisions and a hospital.They provide health seminars, supervise medicine bags for eight remote villages and run an ambulance service.  They build classrooms, desks & school toilets and provide books, school stationery and sports equipment as funds permit. They employ local African staff.

Each round trip for the ambulance costs over £200 - and there are an average of 50 a year!  The emergency trips save lives. Patients include babies, children, pregnant women having complications during labour and the elderly.

Locally the charity is known as ''Vyaadahikana', which in their local language, Kisambaa, means 'It is Possible'.

Event date

06-August-2018 00:00  - 
08-January-2019 00:00

Event type

Donations only

Event is completed



Marvellous! Well done 👍
Donation by Anonymous
on 03-02-2019
Have a good trip Tina! You’re doing a great job. My best wishes to all your African friends.Lots love Lynn xx
Donation by Lynn Barber
on 10-01-2019
£6.25 gift aid
The shortbread was divine!
Donation by Anonymous
on 21-10-2018
Good Luck Tina
Donation by Richard Wesson
on 12-09-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Have a wonderful trip Tina and enjoy your time with to your African family!
Donation by Caroline Quinn
on 30-08-2018
Donation by Paul Terry
on 30-08-2018
What a fabulous charity Tina - I hope you raise oodles of money
Donation by Ruth
on 29-08-2018
£6.25 gift aid
Donation by Manjit Johal
on 28-08-2018
£2.50 gift aid
What a fantastic thing to do, best of luck to you Tina and I hope you raise plenty to take there with you.
Donation by Linda McCrann
on 27-08-2018
£6.25 gift aid
I'll add my name (and my children's) to the list of those you have been unaware you are inspiring already. You will do the same with the people of Yamba. Enjoy the adventure!
Donation by Stuart Donkin
on 22-08-2018

Donation summary

Online Donations: £680.00
Offline Donations: £475.00
Total Raised: £1,155.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,259.04

Donations closed

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