Zambia School Creates Unexpected Benefits for the Community

In many ways, the Kamisombo School that Aid Africa’s Children built has become the hearth of the community, as villagers and the government continually find new activities to be conducted in the school. The school has positively impacted Matushi in the areas of: politics, health, education, religion,  social welfare, increased well-being and building a stronger sense community.

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How 100 Baby Chicks Help 30 Families

In November, 2016  we met with the Ntemba Village Women’s Chicken Cooperative in Tanzania. Our intention was to learn about their needs and challenges they face. We were seeking to empower these women who have very difficult lives…They stated, they wanted to start a business raising chickens eggs and selling them at the market.

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Adrian Galli
The Kitenga School for Girls

The Kitenga School for Girls allows young girls to aspire to the undreamed of future with the opportunities and self-sufficiency an education can offer.  Their future would no longer follow the restrictive traditions of their female predecessors who faced early marriage with no say in the matter. 

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Helping Babies Breathe: Simple Medical Intervention Tackles Infant Mortality

My goal was to educate caregivers on the importance of the first few minutes of a baby's life. Many areas do not have the means to take care of sick babies so they may "put them aside.”   If they survive, they have an increased risk of permanent consequences. Many of these babies need only simple interventions to get them started. "Helping Babies Breathe" gives caregivers the skills to get these babies started.

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Kome Island School Project

On a small island in Lake Victoria off the coast of Mwanza, Tanzania, is Kome Island. The island is accessible only by ferry or small boat and has no electricity or running water.  Bugoro Primary School , on the island, serves over 700 children, who are all taught by 5 teachers.  Two buildings, each containing two small classrooms, were built by the government at a time when money was available.

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SchoolAdrian Galli
Baxter Donates Computer Lab

When Aid Africa’s Children first visited Sjambok School in Erasmus, South Africa,  the staff and students proudly showed them their “computer lab.” At the time, their “computer lab” consisted of an empty room with a few counters. There were no computers in sight. Their strong vision and belief that someday they would have a computer lab was impressive.

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Sophie’s Creche

Sophie and her friends noticed a growing number of very young street children in her  community. She asked her husband if they could use a spare building on the property to start a creche.

The creche is a pre-school for local children who would otherwise not have a day care or teaching facility because they come from poor families. The creche opened in 2005.  

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Thusanang Sewing Project

By providing even the smallest group, sometimes even a single person, with the skills, confidence, and self respect to become independent, productive members of the community, we place in motion the wheels of change. We can help to break the cycle of poverty and hopelessness. One of our continuing goals is to expand on small business ventures such as this in other rural communities. 

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Adrian Galli