In Tanzania we work together with local partners. In this way we ensure that our projects and initiatives continue, even when we are not present.
In addition to having these partners, there are also friends of Yourright Foundation who contribute to our foundation in their own way.
Maurizio en Esther Robino
Kituo Cha Baba Oreste
The daycare center Baba Oreste was opened in 2008 with the aim of helping children in the Bunju’s area. In particular the Day Centre approaches handicapped children and the children who don’t go to school for different causus. The Day Care Centre “Baba Oreste” welcomes vulnerable children belonging to any race, tribe or relegion.
The children who attend the Day Care Centre are involved in educative en recreational activities in order to improve their pesonal and social development. The activities will suit the children so that they can develop their owm skills and abilities.
They even support the families where the children live: the parents, in particular the mothers, can go to work sure that their children are looked after in a serene and welcoming place. Moreover the parents are invited to take part to periodical meetings when they will be informed about the activities carried out an about other issues related to the children’s development.
Maurizio and Esther Robino are responsible for the daily course of affairs. With a number of permanent employees and volunteers, they care for around 50 children.
The children (not all of them are in the collage)
We take care of children by meeting them where they are, the way they are and believing in who they can be. We call this “contact work”. Young people in Africa face challenges: to get an education, find a job, help their families. They live with political instability and corruption, limited resources, drought, diseases and famine, drugs and alcohol. They ask the same questions to teenagers around the world: who am I? Do I matter?
The leaders of Young Life say they are loved and have a purpose.
Pastor Kiseu and Naomi Douglas
Green Pastures Orphanage
Green Pastures Orphanage is a project of Tanzania Child Resque Network (NGO) run by Pastor Douglas. It was established to provide the needy children in Tanzania with their legal children’s rights, caused by various factors such as the right to education, proper medication, shelter and balanced nutrition. It concerns children between 3 and 18 years. The orphanage is located in Kinondoni District, Bunju B, along the Bagamoyo, Dar es Salaam road.
Carl-Erik and Overa Sahlberg
Carl-Erik has served as a church clerk in the Alsen parish in Stockholm, where he worked from 1976 to 1983. After that he was active as a missionary and teacher in church history at the Makumira Lutheran Theological College in northern Tanzania. The stay in Tanzania was of great importance for his family, and together with his wife Overa Sahlberg they run a number of family homes for orphans for about 200 children in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
Unfortunately, Carl-Erik passed away on November 17, 2021 at the age of 76. His wife Overa will continu his work.
MOKICCO (Mount Kilimanjaro Children Care Organization) is a NGO that aims to help orphans and children from very difficult circumstances, primairily in Tanzania. By placing them in families, where they get help to go to school, get food, get dressed and get health care and Christian education. In this way, these family houses become a home for these children for life. In these houses no more than 10 children are allowed to live so that they have the feeling of being a family and not an institution. Each parental home has one or two parents.
Today MOKICCO has such family homes in the following places: Mbwera, Uganda, Geita (three houses), Kahama, Mtu wa Mbu, Wasso, Kwa Pole (Arusha), Karangai, Mbaseni, Kibosho, Maili sita, Mwangaria (two houses), Marangu , Komakundi, Mamba, Mwika, Kilosa and Athi River.
This means that MOKICCO has 21 family homes with more than 200 children.
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