With schools shut down, our 75 sponsored students are staying home with their families, many of whom are similarly losing essential income. In turn, parents and caregivers are limited in their capacity to put food on the table and to maintain good health.
Tialda, Denise, Gladness, and Elias have been working tirelessly to rapidly institute COVID-19 relief projects for our families. Our staff in the U.S. has been working with Gladness and Elias to identify the most urgent needs in Bagamoyo, and in turn, the team has developed strategies to meet those needs effectively and efficiently. We are currently mobilizing to implement four new initiatives to best support our Sasamani community: