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A Pet Perfect Day!

Yuseph and his Mother waited patiently, they were first in line. We did not think he would be able to ride his own cart because his arms were so frail. We do not want to create further injury and pain, so we are careful in giving a cart. But from the time he saw the...

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Special Education and Administration Training for Headteachers

Mrs. Kelly Clark from North Carolina joined CHaRA for two days of teacher training in the West Education District, Unguja Zanzibar. Mr. Soud H.Soud, District Educational Officer prepared the headteachers and the location for the seminar. Topics included: leadership...

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Give Your Hands to Serve and Your Hearts to Love

We have visited the children's home in Zanzibar many times over the past 15 years. On our last visit we took photographs to the kids we have taken over these past years. They loved seeing themselves as they have grown from year to year. Our USA and Zanzibar teams...

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TOMS SHOES AND CHARA

CHaRA has a team of four young men working every day in 56 primary schools of Unguja Zanzibar. They teach hygiene and give shoes three times a year in each school. The shoes are provided by TOMS Shoes of America and delivered with loving hands by CHaRA. This program...

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Kiyongwe School

The CHaRA Zanzibar and USA team had a day of art and story telling about kindness with students in standard (grade) 1-3 at Kiyongwe Primary School. They made cards for their teachers telling them they were thankful for a good teacher. Thanks to CHaRA donors Jack and...

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Thauriyu’s Story

Thauriyu was four years old when we met him at one of our health day chara clinics in 2010. I saw him sitting with his mother with his feet dangling off the edge of the bench. These were not normal little legs and feet. He has spinal bifida, hydrocephalus and several...

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Celebrating Mothers and Midwives

The month of May celebrates International Midwive's Day and Mother's Day. Two great reasons to rejoice!  CHaRA had the privilege of celebrating both recently at a midwife training. We celebrated the first Mama to give birth at the new clinic built by the Ministry of...

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