22. October 2009 12:45
Stanfords have donated a prize for a fundraising dinner in aid of a baby home in Mwanza, Tanzania. Forever Angels is an organisation providing orphaned and abandoned babies with care in their formative years. The staff work to keep Tanzanian families together and where a child has no family they ensure he/she is adopted into a stable, loving home.
Volunteer and fundraiser Alexandra Campbell says, “There are thousands of orphans in Tanzania, mainly due to the Aids pandemic, but there are few homes or orphanages that provide the same levels of love, care and attention as Forever Angels. Not only does the home take care of up to 50 infants at a time, the home provides work for many Tanzanians in the surrounding area.
On 13 November, the charity is holding a dinner for 250 people, with an auction and raffle, at the Globe Theatre in London. More...
22. November 2006 17:51
East Africa: Home to the Big Five, the African wilderness and African snow. And it’s all in Tanzania.
I arrived here having crossed the world’s largest tropical lake, and indeed the second largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria, to camp at Speke Bay – named after John Hanning Speke the British explorer who first sighted the lake in 1858, believing it to be the source to the Nile. Driving to nearby Mwanza takes you past some strange granite More...