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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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Mfenesini Primary School Project Complete

"According to World Health Organization (WHO), 70% of the diseases in Tanzania are caused by poor access to safe water and hygienic sanitation service" (Anthony Tambwe). CHaRA is serving the people of Zanzibar through safe water, sanitation and hygeine projects. We...

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Bumbwini School Zanzibar

The Cupertino California team joined by the Zanzibar team gave over 1300 pairs of TOMS Shoes today. They taught worm prevention and hygiene to all the children. Teachers in Bumbwini School were a great help.

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Thank You for sharing a cup of tea!

The "5th" Anniversary Birthing Hope Tea was a great success! I am overwhelmed with joy by the amazing women and girls that gather to give and hear about the wonderful Birthing Hope Project. This year 148 women and 2 men from 5 different States gathered at Hotel...

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Birthing Hope Afternoon Tea

CHaRA and ELEOS request the pleasure of your company at “The Birthing Hope Tea” 2014 Join us in Celebrating “5” Years of Birthing Hope Birthing Hope Afternoon Tea Enjoy Scones and Jam and Tanzanian tea March 1, 2014 Hotel Concord Union Street North Concord, NC 2:00 PM...

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In Memory of Makame

Makame was two years old when we met at one of our clinics. We had been to this village many times but never saw Makame. This day was different; his parents decided they could trust us with their son, so they brought him out of his home for the first time in a very...

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