Category: Projects

The Eyes of The Youth

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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Bringing Cleaner Cooking to Zeze 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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Doubling our Growing Season and Reducing Hunger

An Update from Benedicto Mains electricity came to Zeze in June, and everything is in place to start the food processing plant. We have been expecting the power to be switched on any day since then. Unfortunately today’s election has delayed everything, but we are optimistic we will be able to start soon.  The rains have come…
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Happy Finishing the Year 2019

MBONI YA VIJANA GROUP sympathetically acknowledges those who walked together in promoting development of the poor. Since 2014, we have been implementing small projects to sustain the demands of the youth and poor communities at Zeze village and Kasulu in Tanzania. The major issues we have been addressing are food and nutrition security, income security,…
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Making progress to leaving no-one behind

By Benedicto Hosea – Project Leader “I did not know how to adopt the best farming methods until I found other farmers benefiting from improved and sustainable farming run by Mboni ya Vijana (MVG) at Zeze. The farming results registered by MVG’s beneficiaries in 2016/2017 farming season, encouraged me to adapt modern and best farming…
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Supporting small farmer

Since we organized improved farming to Zeze society in Nov. 2017, we have supported small farmer who have managed 107 maize farms. The growth is promising and improved maize seeds, fertilizers and better farming methods training have been the key success. The goal is the future with no hunger in families.

Enable 500 Tanzanian youth to feed their families

Summary We believe everyone has the right to life’s basics. A roof, enough food to eat, clean water to drink and the education needed to build a brighter future. What we take for granted can only be dreamed of by communities in extreme poverty such as Zeze. But his dream isn’t impossible. It doesn’t take…
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Water is the key to life!

WATER IS THE KEY TO LIFE! Water is the key to life, particularly in a village like Zeze, Kasulu, in western Tanzania. Many people were forced to get their water from this dirty pond shared with animals. So using donated money we drilled a new bore hole by hand and constructed this new rope pump.…
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Zeze Wind Power Workshop

Here at the Local Electricity Project, we are just settling down after returning from a busy two weeks in Zeze, Tanzania, where we hosted a workshop to explore different ways of generating electricity. This was done in collaboration with Mboni ya Vijana Group, and Tanzania Development Trust, who both do a lot of great development work in…
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Bringing light to Zeze

By Benedicto Hosea – Project Leader Power is vital for the improving the lives of human being, however access is unevenly distributed in rural Africa. Zeze village 41 km from grid electricity and very dark at night.  People chop trees in the forest for cooking and use and burn expensive and smoky kerosene for lighting…
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