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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Thank you to all who donated to our emergency food relief campaign! We received a staggering $20,780 in support, more than double our goal. With the money we raised, Chamwino Connect was able to provide 10-15 kg bags of maize and 1-1.5 kg bags of beans to 2000 families in Chamwino just as the food … More 2000 Families Receive Food in Chamwino
We are excited to share that we are partnering with One Day’s Wages (ODW) to meet our goal of raising $10,000 in our food relief campaign! ODW has agreed to match all donations made through their website (up to $5,000): Here’s a link to donate: https://www.onedayswages.org/donate/org/emergency-food-aid-tanzania-chamwino-connect One Day’s Wages funds projects on the ground to … More One Day’s Wages to Partner in Food Relief
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
We just received alarming news of a drought that is causing a severe famine in the Dodoma region of Tanzania, which includes Chamwino. The situation is so bad that people are eating screw-worms because of the lack of food. The relentless drought this past year destroyed the harvest for many families in Chamwino and the surrounding areas. … More Emergency Fundraiser to Fight Hunger
Our Fall Fundraiser was a huge success, raising over $5000 to support education in Chamwino, Tanzania. If you weren’t able to attend, but would still like to support us, please get in touch or donate online. We are offering our monthly donors of $50/month or more a framed photograph from a local photographer.
Music is an influential educational tool in Chamwino. Music, dance, and art are used to teach values, identity, morals, and history of their culture to the youth. CC partners with the local non-profit Chamwino Arts Centre to support their cause to preserve and promote traditional Ngoma as a focus for identity, education and successful transition to a modern world.
CC has teamed up with Worldreader to provide books and reading materials for the Secondary School Library. With support from donors and in partnership with Worldreader, 75 e-readers have been provided to the library. The library is used daily by students and community members in the Chamwino.