Tanzania Library Expansion

I am a 16 year old Junior at La Salle College High School. I am raising money to expand a community library that our long-time family friends, the Mshombas, built in Tanzania. Richard Mshomba grew up in Tanzania and came to the U.S. to attend college. He is currently a professor at La Salle University with his PhD in Economics.

Two years ago, with the help of volunteers in Tanzania, he and his family built a one-room library in his home village of Sinon in Arusha. You can read more about the original project in the article below.
https://www.lasalle.edu/magazine/story/changing-the-world-one-education-at-a-time/

While this is an incredible achievement, more still needs to be done. I am working with the Mshombas to expand the library and provide more textbooks and laptops. Their library is only the second public library in a region with 1.7 million people. 

I would really appreciate any support you can provide. 

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Thank you,
Matt Hladczuk
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    • $100 
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  • Greg & Kelly Pennekamp 
    • $100 
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  • Lisa Perri 
    • $200 
    • 44 mos
  • Brian King 
    • $50 
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    • $50 
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Matthew Hladczuk 
Organizer
Jenkintown, PA
Matt Hladczuk 
Beneficiary