Chamwino Connect’s support of lifelong education in central Tanzania is driven by a famous Swahili saying: “Elimu ni ufunguo wa maisha —Education is the key to life”. This saying does not have shallow meaning in Tanzania, education makes a tangible and real life altering difference. It has been 10 years since CC began its scholarship … More Impact From 10 Years of Scholarships!
The 4th Annual Chamwino Connect Fundraiser was GRAND and we are SO thankful for the folks who came out to support us! It was a fun night playing Chamwino bingo, making mad dashes for last minute silent auction bids and enjoying the Tanzanian bites. We are thrilled to share that our donors helped raise over $19,000! We truly appreciate the … More What a Kubwa (Big) Night!
We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our 4th Annual Fundraiser Bash on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017! Back by popular demand we will be playing Chamwino Bingo, but that is not all…. we are also bringing back the silent auction. The evening will be a thriller with prizes for the winners, delicious Tanzanian … More Save the Date for our 4th Annual Fundraiser on Dec 2nd!
We are excited to invite you to Chamwino Bingo, the 3rd Annual Chamwino Connect Fundraiser Bash, taking place from 6:30-9pm Saturday, Nov 5th at Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church (832 32nd Ave Seattle, WA 98122). You don’t want to miss Chamwino Bingo! It will be a night of fun playing plenty of bingo games, prizes for the winners, … More 3rd Annual Chamwino Connect Fundraiser Bash – Chamwino Bingo!
Students, get to your desk! Imagine going to elementary school and sitting on the concrete floor all day. Until this year, the majority of classrooms in the three Chamwino primary schools had no desks. The major shortage of desks has driven parents to advocate for a better learning environment for their children. In doing so, the community … More Desks for Schools
We are super excited about our upcoming event, Taste and Sounds of Tanzania, taking place from 4-6pm on Saturday, May 28th at Emmanuel Bible Church (503 N 50th St, Seattle, WA 98103).
Come beat the drum with us for a cross-cultural event to experience what makes the cutlture of Chamwino so special. Taste delicous Tanzanian cuisine and enjoy the unique music of the Wagogo. Featuring live performance and interactive teachings by Dr. Kedmon and Pendo Mapana. This event will be great for kids and is free entry!
This is going to be a super fun party and will benifit Chamwino Connect’s mission to make quality education accessible in Chamwino.
Karibu Sana (Welcome!)
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There is still a huge need for immediate food assistance in Chamwino. The village counsel has updated us that there are more than 800 elderly individuals and 500 families in the Chamwino area who are agriculture dependent. Last year’s drought destroyed much of their harvest and they are truly struggling to secure food right now. … More Update on Food Relief Campaign