Tanzania Library Expansion

$8,490 of $14,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 3 months
Created August 22, 2018
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. 

WE DO NOT OWN THE COPYRIGHT TO THE MUSIC IN THE VIDEO

Thank you,
Matt Hladczuk
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Thank you so much for all of your support on my project to double the size of our family friend’s library in Arusha, Tanzania. This one room text book library is only the 2nd public library serving 1.7 million people. Please see my website for more information www.tanzanialibrary.com

In the last 3 months, I have raised $31,000! These funds will go directly towards the construction of the new library…which starts in four weeks. Please see the architectural rendering of the new building. We will be visiting Tanzania the last week of June to see the new library and meet many of the children who study there.

My goal is to raise the remaining $7,000 by December 31. $3,000 for books, $2,000 for furniture and $2,000 for a security system.

On Giving Tuesday, I was wondering if you would consider sending this link to one other person who might support this project.

Thank you.
Matt Hladczuk
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$8,490 of $14,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 3 months
Created August 22, 2018
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