Project information

Diocese of Lake Rukwa Development Fund

The young Diocese of Lake Rukwa is in the remotest part of West Tanzania and it faces numerous needs that we are trying to address together. Our goal is to equip the young people of the Diocese by the provision of Vocational Training Centre to train in different skills and invest in Africa's future

January 2016 - January 2020

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  • Need

    Need

    The future for most young people in Tanzania is not in subsistence farming and they want to use their natural enterprise talents the best way they can in a sustainable way.

    Solution

    The Diocese owns a plot of land on which they would like to build a new Vocational Training Centre for young people to train in mechanised farming, construction, knitting, dressmaking, sustainable agriculture - growing crops without fertiliser, and animal husbandry.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Help the Diocese with essential tools to start building work and lay foundations for the classrooms.

    Activities

    » We aim to raise £20,000 to assist the Diocese with building work.

    The Diocese is ready to start the building work on the plot of land that they own, they need our help to do it.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Once the Vocational Training Centre is operational, it will train and equip the young people to use their skills and talents locally and to make a real improvement in their community in western Tanzania.

    Risk

    We have visited the Diocese and have a good working relationship with Bishop Kasagara and the Holy Apostles Church in the UK. By working together on a long-term basis we will be constantly monitoring the project so it best meets the need of the local communities.

    Reporting

    Every donation will be acknowledged and we will also provide regular reports as the projects progresses.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £20,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £15,000 Construction tools Buying tools to start construction work
      £5,000 Local salary costs Paying local people to build the Centre
  • Background

    Location

    Diocese of Lake Rukwa, western Tanzania

    Beneficiaries

    Young people, local community

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have a working link with the Diocese and have visited them several times to decide together on the best way to partner in the long-term.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Chris Doran

    Project coordinator