Chole Mjini Trust Fund

Chole Mjini Trust Fund

Charity information

Chole Mjini Trust Fund

The Chole Trust provides a focus for benefactors wishing to support the development of the community on Chole Island, Tanzania.

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    To provide holisitic support (education, healthcare, empowerment of women, care for the environment) to the population of about 1200 people on Chole Island in the Mafia Island Marine Park 140 km south of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania as part of a long term project towards self sufficiency.

    The success of the project is already evident; up to 1997 only one child in the entire history of the community had ever progressed beyond primary education. In 2012 eight were enrolled into university and two completed their degree studies.

  • Aims

    Chole Mjini Trust Fund aims to:

    • To support the long term development of the community's self sufficiency by funding priorities set by the community itself, including educational bursaries, a kindergarten and IT development.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1136480

    Phone number: 020 7228 9864

    Address: C/O 6 Manchuria Road London SW11 6AE

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