Tackling the Water and the Climate Crises

Water is the key to life. Yet when we started our work, Mboni ya Vijana found Zeze and Kasulu facing droughts and a lack of access to clean and safe water. As climate change impacts our earth, water becomes ever more scarce for us as our ponds and streams dry up, our land degrades, droughts…
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Feeding Students in Kigoma

Midday draws nearer as you’re sat in class. After a long morning of studying hard in subjects like mathematics and science your stomach starts to rumble… What was the meal you were most looking forward to eating in lunch at school? For many of us we will have our lunch break, refuel with some food…
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Exciting Opportunity for Agricultural graduates!

Kheri ya Mwaka Mpya! / Happy New Year! We are always looking for opportunities to make a difference – to create positive change in the world. The start of a New Year is always a great time to look what lies ahead of us and what we can do. And what a brilliant way to…
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Help us Plant Trees in Kigoma!

Did you know that we’re on a mission to plant as many trees as we can in our area? Our land is degrading, desertification is happening before our eyes. This leads to a struggle in our agriculture, a loss of crops to eat and sell, further poverty… and our environment will continue to worsen if…
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Bringing clean and safe water to Kigoma

There have been two registered deaths of children from falls into ponds in Malalo in a year. Can you imagine just how much children are at risk in collecting water so far away from residents? Malalo children wash and collect water 3km away in the bush swamp. We want to build a well at the…
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Taking Climate Action in Zeze!

Climate change is real. We know because it’s communities like ours that it is hitting the hardest.   We face rising temperatures and increasing droughts, and these have an enormous impact upon our livelihoods.  Food insecurity is increasing because our agriculture is affected by climate change; key risks to our agriculture have included reduced crop productivity…
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Bringing Water to Titye Secondary School!

It would be at least a two hour long walk, approximately 2.3km, to reach the stream, queue, and walk back again. On a school day, this meant shortening the hours of students’ education. For the rest of the locals, this meant shortening their work hours. All to get water. We know this isn’t right –…
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Zeze’s Seed Money Success!

We all know just how vital food is for our survival, it’s something we learn instinctively at a very young age – our stomachs ache and begin to grumble and we realise how empty our stomachs feel, we may start to feel tired or get a headache, and our mood suddenly takes a nose-dive into…
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Cleaner Cooking with Fuel-Efficient Stoves.

The task of cooking is not always such an easy or pleasant one in our community. Someone will have to go out and search for fuel, which is most often wood. This task in itself will take a considerable amount of time, which often takes time away from other activities, such as education or work.…
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Zeze School Garden Campaign

We have a new campaign to help eradicate hunger – this time, we’re focussing on our schools. So, we’re starting a campaign to raise $600 by the 15th December 2020 to set up a school garden for the students where we can plant fruit trees such as avocado and mango, and various vegetables such as…
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