Charity for Tanzanian Children

> > > UPDATE on January 18, 2020 < < <

Having reached total funds amounting  EUR 8,335 as of December 31, 2019, the fundraiser has surpassed its initial goal by almost 40%. WOW! All additional funds are being invested in 1. healthcare, 2. infrastructure and 3. support programs for the same community. All donations collected in 2020 will go towards extending the length and scope of this program, including, but not restricted to:

• Maintenance costs for 2021 (6,000 EUR)
• Starting a community development and awareness program for teenagers and adults in the center’s facilities with focus on:
          • Menstrual Health
          • Violence against Women 
          • Human-Animal Respect
          • Healthy Nutrition 
          • Disease Prevention
• Employing a new teacher to split the 95 kids in two classes
• Purchase of 95 pairs of children's shoes
• Purchase of materials for 95 school uniforms (1 shirt + shorts/skirts) to be produced by locals
• Purchase of a copy machine
• Renovating the center’s cooking (kitchen) area


To see a gallery of images of the impact of the project, visit
• To receive pictures and short videos from the children on your phone, join this WhatsApp group:
• To see the accounts of money transfers to the NGO who’s helping us manage the project as well as the expenses including invoices, please visit this shared folder:


> > > ORIGINAL Campaign from August, 2019 < < <

> > > The WHY < < < 

Your donation will impact the future of 90 children in Africa by providing them food, shelter and education for a whole year. In doing this, we will gain time to work on self-sustaining ideas for the community while not losing any child! - In other words, you are saving lives and creating a new future.

> > > The PROBLEM < < < 

A vunerable group in any society, children represent a huge challenge in Tanzania. The number of orphans in some rural areas is higher due to parents dying from HIV-related health complications and road accidents. Poverty and the lack of stable educational systems lead children to the streets, where they spend their days roaming around, avoiding school, and are often victims of abuse, rape or death due to malnutrition.
To make things more complicated, state-funded orphanages are often led by corrupt owners, and the investments take too long or never really reach the children and their families.

> > > The GOAL < < <

The goal is to raise 6,000 EUROS to cover ONE YEAR of costs for running ONE CHILDREN'S CENTER located in Pasua, Moshi district, Northern Tanzania. The center looks after 90 CHILDREN (46 girls and 44 boys), and depends on benefactors to cover these monthly costs: 

   50 EUR - - -  Rent of a space in a building, also used as classroom
100 EUR - - - School supplies
125 EUR - - - Food supplies
225 EUR - - - Fixed Staff Costs (teacher, matron and cook)
500 EUR / month - - - TOTAL

> > > The CHILDREN < < <


> > > The OPPORTUNITY < < <

Children's Centers led by social entrepreneurs and funded by donations and sponsorships represent a breathe of HOPE for kids in the region. These centers offer:

- Classrooms and a place for the children to spend their days
- Support from educators and volunteers
- Breakfast porridge and lunch
- Sports activities
- Personal and dental hygiene orientation
- Home-aid program with distribution of food, soap, cooking oil, etc.

> > > The BACKGROUND < < <

As a travel enthusiast, my exposure to contrasting realities around the world made me develop a strong sense of accountability for bringing about positive impact to less fortunate communities - especially in developing countries.

This is why in the last half a decade, I started to combine tourism with opportunities to interact and support some local communities, families and children.

After having run privately-funded efforts in Kenya, Ethiopia and Seychelles, I felt motivated to take one step further and fundraise among family, friends and colleagues to support such initiatives.

This leads to 2018, when my first fundraising for charity campaign was successfully run and completed. 100% of the funds were invested in the welfare of a group of 68 children in the community of Santa Maria in the Island of Cape Verde. It all went towards a children's library as well as food supplies and clothing for the kids. (For more details: )

In December 2019, my partner and I will be on a private trip to Tanzania. And this is our invitation to embark in this journey and help us leave a positive footprint in the lives of these children in need. Can we count on you?


Reports about the development of this campaign will be published on this site as well as via my Facebook and LinkedIn pages. After project completion, a complete report of the finances will be made available publicly. For more detailed inquiries, I can be contacted anytime.

Thanks for trusting me to be your ambassador in this journey,


Thyago Ohana

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  • Michael Rauchmann  
    • €30 
    • 7 hrs
  • Luis Sumariva Bernal 
    • €10 
    • 16 hrs
  • Mathew Divine 
    • €50 
    • 17 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • €20 
    • 19 hrs
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