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Weʼre raising £1,500 to support a widow and her six children in Tanzania. They hope to open a shop to help pay for school fees and medical fees.

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Recently our dear friend Magesa died suddenly. He was a faithful man and his wish was that his family would be able to carry on without him in a remote part of West Tanzania. His widow Rachel and her six children need to find a way to fund school fees and medical costs. We hope to enable them to set up a small business in order to generate some income.

They are exploring the idea of setting up a hardware shop which would actually help to bring supplies to an area of Tanzania in desperate need of tools and related supplies. This could have a longer term effect of enabling others around to raise their own standard of living so it may be positive on many fronts.

Opening a shop means that the older children will have the means to earn a living and the younger ones can grow up in a more secure environment. We appreciate your help. All money donated will be passed directly to this family.

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  • Chris Doran13 days ago
    Chris Doran

    Chris Doran

    13 days ago

    Actually, there's an offline gift of £500 and we've designated the same so we're much closer to the target than it looks! The family are so grateful for the support and we have been in contact with a fantastic business mentor who is going to help them too. Any gift you give will make such a difference to this family.

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Page last updated on: 12/13/2018 6:40 PM

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  • Ann Parker

    Ann Parker

    Dec 13, 2018

  • Emma Lucas

    Emma Lucas

    Nov 26, 2018

    Happy to support such a great cause. X

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