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Sewing for Social Enterprise

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Sewing for Social Enterprise

Thank you to Rodger Willows for refurbishing the many “Singer” sewing machines that you have been able to source in Tasmania. Abdallah has been transporting them to the Mtana Women’s Group where they will commence their new life developing social enterprise.

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Aid for Africa – IMPACT and ISSUE (93 photos)Two societies united on the night…

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Aid for Africa – IMPACT and ISSUE (93 photos) Two societies united on the night of August 10th to celebrate all that is African! We attracted safari animals, mummies, African 'mummas' and a whole array of onesies… and much much more! Thankyou to everyone who came and supported ISSUE and IMPACT. It was an extremely successful event going to two great causes: 1) ISSUE: insecticide treated mosquito nets as part of their malaria prevention project in Uganda 2) CARE FOR AFRICA mobile health clinics helping various rural communities in Tanzania. We would like to thank the...

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Today is no to Child Labour in Domestic work. Education is one of the best ways…

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Today is no to Child Labour in Domestic work. Education is one of the best ways to limit child labour. This is where we can help! We sponsor vulnerable kids so that they can attend school. If you are keen to help out PM us, we'd love to hear from you. No to child labour in domestic work – World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2013www.ilo.orgAn estimated 10.5 million children worldwide – most of them under age – are working as domestic workers in people’s homes, in hazardous and sometimes slavery-like...

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Container Project

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Container Project

The Care fior Africa Foundation has already facilitated several visits to Tanzania. These trips could not be possible without the tireless work of our fundraisers and the enthusasm and generosity of the local community who have been so generous in the donation of goods for the Container Project. Our Containers provide many vital medical, educational and life sustaining supplies – with one of our first containers even including a second hand ambulance – which is now serving as a mobile health clinic. Members of the community also contributed to the Container Project with...

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Health

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Health

Tasmania and Tarime have similar populations and so a comparison of health statistics is a telling reminder of the healthcare situation in the region.  In Tasmania we have approximately 1 physician for every 380 people – in Tarime there is 1 for every 44,000 people. In Tasmania we have 56 Hospitals and Health Care Centres in Tarime there are 5.  In Tasmania, the government annually spends almost $4000 per person in Tarime it is $4 and the most disturbing figure of all the mortality rate for children under 5 in Tasmania is 5 deaths per 1000 in Tarime that figure is approximately 150...

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The joy safe clean water brings to Tarime

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These kids are from Surubu, the community in which CfA built its first deep water well. It was really great to see how healthy and happy they were looking, although it really showed us how badly the other communities surrounding Tarime need access to clean drinking water.  Care for Africa’s mobile health clinics obviously made a big impression on the kids as well, because as we were leaving a couple of them ran after the ambulance shouting ‘Wilbur the worm’. By SOPHIE...

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