Our 1st group of MAHOCE graduates from standard level high school, or Form Four, as it is known in Tanzania. (2012)
MAHOCE’s 2012 MEMWKA (non-formal education graduates). All have entered the formal education system in 2013
A group of young children who benefit from the educational support provided through HF
(T) Children crowded around a single desk. (B) Supporters of Harambee have purchased desk & benches for a better learning experience.
Easter meal of pilau, watermelon, oranges and bananas
Our girls posing along with the Centre’s cook
MAHOCE’s old water storage container (L) and the new one (R) made possible by donations through Harambee
Christmas time giving by the Vodacom Foundation
A few of our boys doing some beautification outside of the Centre
Day Trip to a local waterfall with the kids
Federic & Damas in front of the fall
Vero, Tedy & Benja down by the waterfall
Our boys at MAHOCE sporting their new clothes. Thanks to all who supported our 2011 Clothing drive. It was a great success!!!
Atop the waterfall. Day Trip to a local waterfall with the kids
Our girls at MAHOCE sporting their new clothes. Thanks to all who supported our 2011 Clothing drive. It was a great success!!!
Local Youth Group bringing donations to our Centre
Owner & employees of Babati’s Ziggy Supermarket bringing donations for our chidren
Rice, sugar, juice, cooking oil and other supplies donated to our Centre by the Tanzania Revenue Authority
Some our kids and the a local pastor holding bags of rice donated by a local Christian group
MAHOCE children in their school uniforms, purchased with the help of the Harambee Foundation
The Manyara Wanasalam Club paying a visit to our office. Press was there are they also made a significant in-kind donation
School supplies purchased for MAHOCE students through the assistance of the Harambee Foundation
Some boys passing their time playing cards at the Centre
Our boys are never at a loss for ingenuity; demonstrated here with an improvised game of pool
Womens Seminar: Introducing Fuel Effecient Cookers (2008)
Womens Seminars: Constructing molds for fuel effecient stoves (2008)
Womens Seminar: Pouring concrete into molds which also contain a clay pot (2008)
Finished fuel efficient stove which reduces weekly need for firewood by as much as 50%. Less time gathering wood = more time with family and more time to engage in small entreprenuruial ventures
MAHOCE receiving gift of 40 Bibles from local church in Babati
Local Magistrate providing Saturday morning seminar informing our children of their legal rights
Local women’s group who provided in-kind gifts of food staples for our Centre in Babati
Children celebrating gifts of soda, cooking oil and a goat for the Ramadan holiday. Courtesy of the Manyara Regional Commissioners Office
Sheets, blankets and mattress donated courtesy of the Harambee Founation
Before Harambee purchased beds the children at MAHOCE had been sleeping on the floor using makeshift beds made from rags and cardboard.
Some extra studying back at the Centre. Our brightest student Modesta tutoring some of her MAHOCE peers in math.
Some of MAHOCE’s girls. Prior to coming to the Centre these girls had been working in hardship conditions as domestic servants. Thanks to the support of Harambee they have been able to quit working and rejoin school.
Some MAHOCE children posing for a picture.