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Caring for children of families with leprosy in Tanzania

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Response Generosity to Children Tanzania (R.G.C.T)

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

We are working for the Leprosy Families Children Fund. We provide support for 85 children from 43 families for their health and educational development because their parents have become disabled due of the deformity of leprosy. We need money for foods, school fees, unforms, shoes, and other school requirements – or donation of these goods directly. Mostly we provide the treatments for children with leprosy. Currently we need $25,000.


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Categorisations

Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of services / personnel; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Tanzania (United Republic of)

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Food security and nutrition

Responses

  • Commented
    01 Feb 2011 05:30 GMT

    Tracey Wills

    Tracey Wills says: After doing some internet research we have found the following organisations which may be of interest to you. You will receive an email with more detailed information on this.


    1. LEPRA
    www.leprahealthinaction.org/
    - provide medical treatment, management of health problems, social and economic rehabilitation programs,


    2. The Leprosy Mission
    www.leprosymission.org.uk/default.aspx
    - train staff, patients in self care
    - provide housing support and water sanitiation
    - provide small business loans to people affected by leprosy


    3. Aid for Africa
    www.aidforafrica.org/
    - Supports local programmes, provides treatment, disability prevention training, educational scholarships, nutritional support, micro-credit loans, job training, health education, stigma reduction and surgical training