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CWEF Tanzania was established in November 2011 and is committed to empowering orphaned and vulnerable children in Tanzania through education sponsorship, i.e. to sending children to school who otherwise would not be able to attend. Currently we are providing long-term education sponsorship for 42 children and are supporting 3 more on a year to year basis through general donations. CWEF Tanzania works collaboratively with the Saidia Agriculture and Social Care Organization (SASCO) which was granted NGO status from the United Republic of Tanzania in September 2011.
While CWEF Tanzania activities are limited to education, in order for our education initiative to be truly successful other determinants of health including shelter, the provision of consistent care and nourishment, access to clean water and health care, and hygiene must also be addressed. To this end, certain members of our executive support the “Tanzania Project” of the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) for projects outside of education. Through Rotary, income-generating projects such as agriculture/farming and small business ventures are being implemented to provide financial support to the caregivers of children receiving CWEF TZ sponsorship such that the child’s complex needs are met and they can be successful at school It is through the Rotary Club that all funds for projects unrelated to education are raised and sent to SASCO.
CWEF Tanzania works collaboratively with SASCO to:
1. Obtain education sponsors for orphaned/vulnerable children who would otherwise not be able to attend school.
2. Provide financial support to the caregivers of children receiving sponsorship such that the child’s complex needs are being properly met and they can be successful at school.