Upendo Daima - Project for Street Children Tanzania

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Human sacrifice

 

September 2012,

What happens to a family when a child decides to live on the street? Some are worried, others just continue with their daily routines, and a third category is secretly glad that there is one person less to feed.But sometimes you hear a story you will remember for the rest of your life…

Yohana James Songa was born in Maisome, an island of...

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Thanks to Danielle we have new books for our library

October, 2012

Thanks to the € 350 collected by Danielle, we can supply our library with a number of reading and study books. A few months ago Danielle was with a group of children of her school on a working visit in Mwanza and visited Upendo Daima. Before the trip she collected money with her friends and family to support some projects in Mwanza.


Ite van Aardenne, a...

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They did it again

They did it again, again victory for Upendo Daima team on golf course the Pettelaar
Again a Charity Tournament was organized on...

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Festive opening bookshop in Tiel

Saturday, September 21, the new bookshop of the Boekenlegger was opened by the Mayor of Tiel. The revenues of this second hand bookshop are for Upendo Daima, our project in Mwanza. Yearly they donate more than € 10.000, fantastic!

The opening was well attended, a few guests had even to stay outside during the opening ceremony, luckily the sun was shining...

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Children’s rights and prosperities are in dilemma in Tanzania

July 2012

By Deus, manager Back Home House

The Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child of 1924 and the Declaration of the Rights of the Child adopted by the General Assembly on 20 November 1959 are clear about the rights of children: “Convinced that the family, as the fundamental group of society and the natural environment for the growth and well-being of all its members and particularly...

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What if it happens to you

July 2012

By Deus, manager Back Home House

Marwa and Giriri are blood brothers presently staying at Back Home House, Marwa is aged 11 and Giriri is 10 years...

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Economic crisis also in Mwanza

June 2012

Education centre at Malimbe Family

The EDC is not yet fully completed but is being used already. Several things turned out to be more expensive than anticipated and we need more money to complete everything.The computer room is in use. One of the volunteers, Michiel, is trying to organize five computers in Holland, to be used...

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The story of Selemani Seifu

Prepared by Paulo.S.Lughali

June 2012

12 years ago I was born in Mwanza region. I’m the first born in a family with 2 children. My father died several years ago, my mother is still alive. When I was young, my mother was caught up with an offence which brought her for long in prison. Therefore her sister took us to her family. During...

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The Story of Mtatiro

May 2012

By Paul S. Lughali

Mtatiro is a child aged 8 years old and the first born son in a family with six children. They were living in Bunda district. His parents divorced a few years ago. Mtatiro didn’t go to school. Thus in the beginning of January 2012 his father decided to take him to Mwanza to his brother to start standard one at...

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Easter with Malimbe Family

April 2012

By Deus, center manager BHH

No more than amazing!

The Easter celebration at Malimbe Family was colored with all kind of people, invited guests, neighbors and Upendo Daima’s staffs. And of course the boys from the Back Home House and Malimbe Family, they were stealing the show with their acrobatic performances in the most shining uniforms, dyed with Tanzanian...

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The new center manager at the BHH

The new center manager presents himself

March 2012


My name is Deus Machemuli Naluyaga and I am the new center manager at the Back Home House. Since university, where I got my degree of arts in Sociology, I have been working with youth in different organizations, like the Shaloom Care House and Pathway to Healthy Community...

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School children work for Upendo Daima

April 2012

Vasten actie St. Jozefschool and De Weerborg in Wehe den Hoorn.

This year these two schools have held a “Vasten Actie” for the children of Upendo Daima.

When Brenda Bartelink suggested Upendo Daima as a purpose for the Vastenactie both schools were immediately very enthousiastic. Brenda also helped with the presentations which...

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Mayor, fish and new cooking facilities in the kitchen

February 2012

 

The mayor of Würzburg (Germany) and his team visited Malimbe Family early February to open the Education Centre that has been financed by them. The...

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A new year and a new start!

January 2012

 

A new year, a new start full with new ideas and good intentions. Upendo Daima grows steadily because the number of street children increases and we want...

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Latest news

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  • In January 2018 UD staff went for team building day at Avashi Beach in Mwanza, about 5km from Malimbe Family. The main theme of the day was to exchange ideas, limitations and challenges in our work...
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