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Provision of direct financial assistance to individuals who are in dire need of food, cloth and water in Tanzania

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African Christian Rural Services (ACRS)

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

The assistance is directed to individuals and families who are in dire need of foods and clothes due to either being displaced by natural or manmade disasters. The assistance is also aimed at providing pure and safe water to communities who live in arid area in Tanzania to prevent them from being infected by waterborne diseases and making water more readily available for domestic uses. The project therefore addresses the issues of hanger, water and sanitation.

What is your project and how will it help?

The project has two components provision of food and clothes and drilling of deep water well in ten selected districts.
The object of the project are:
a. Improving nutritional and general health status of 4,000 individuals for one year or 20,000 individual for five years.
b. Make pure and safe water more readily available to householder for the domestic use and reduce women’s drudgery of walking long distance to fetch water, which would put them at risk of being attacked by wild beasts (especial women ) and raped by men . In some cases men climb trees to watch the women when they go to fetch water to check if they are being raped or attacked by wild beasts.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

Local Government Authorities in respective districts will partner with ACRS by.
i. Identifying individuals and families who are in dire need of foods and Clothes
ii. Selecting suitable sites for the purpose of drilling deep water wells.
iii. Mobilizing the community to form village water communities for mobilizing resources to maintain the water well once constructed.
We are in urgent need of other partnership by provision of money.

Please detail the resources that you need.

US$500,000 for the foods and clothes for 500 displaced families(4,000 individuals) per year for five years.
ii. US$333,334 for the water wells in selected 10 districts per year for 5 years.
Please refer to the attached file for more information.

Further information

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Partnership types

Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Tanzania (United Republic of)

Global issues

Community development; Food security and nutrition; Transportation and logistics; all (4)


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