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    Weʼve raised £200 to help the people of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania 🇹🇿 deal with the devastating effects of the flooding.

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Funded on Sunday, 9th September 2018

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    Currently in Dar es Salaam Tanzania non stop heavy rain has caused potentially fatal flooding conditions, 9 lives have already been taken! People in the area are having to seek refuge on roof tops due to the rapidly increasing water levels. These people already have very little in terms of belongings, clothing and even basic necessities the repercussions of the flooding will be catastrophic.

    In 2010 I lived in Tanzania for 3 months studying colobus monkeys for my masters degree with the Udzungwa Forest Project (UFP). During my time there I fell in love with the country, its people and wildlife. The people were so friendly and welcoming and would do anything to help anyone. For my research I had 2 Tanzanian field assistants “Simon” and “Titus” they helped keep me safe in the forest and we are all now friends for life! Recently Simon “checked in” as safe in the floods on facebook, I immediately messaged him to find out what was going on. What followed were videos of people sat on roof tops trying to stay safe away from the water and large vehicles being washed down streets by the floods.

    The video that struck a cord with me the most was a group of men having to attach a rope and an empty petrol canister to a young boy to try and get him to safety across the water. Most of these people can‘t swim especially the children! The boy was lowered into the water and immediately washed away, one of the men then had to jump in to try and save him. The pictures below are images taken from the video which unfortunately wont post to this page.

    If anyone can help in any way please get in touch, even if its the smallest donation its so appreciated.

    Thank you

    All videos and images sent by Simon Champuku will be posted on my facebook profile feel free to have a look.

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    • Holly  Garson and Simon Champuku7 months ago
      Holly  Garson and Simon Champuku

      Holly Garson and Simon Champuku

      7 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      🌟⭐️Thank you so much everyone that has donated! Together you have far exceed the target of a £100 in less 5 days £195 has already been donated ⭐️🌟

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    • Holly  Garson and Simon Champuku7 months ago
      Holly  Garson and Simon Champuku

      Holly Garson and Simon Champuku

      7 months ago
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    7 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 5/16/2018 9:50 AM

    Supporters

    23

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 16, 2018

      £5.00

    • Ellie

      Ellie

      May 15, 2018

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 14, 2018

      It's not much but i hope it helps.

      £10.00

    • Jessica Hartmann

      Jessica Hartmann

      May 13, 2018

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 13, 2018

    • Grace Dickinson

      Grace Dickinson

      May 13, 2018

      Keep safe guys x

      £5.00

    • Codie Démi

      Codie Démi

      May 12, 2018

      not much but if i had more i’d give more ❤️

      £5.00

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    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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