Dear Friends, December has arrived and with it, some very exciting news from the coast of Tanzania. Our last letter went out about six months ago – a lot has happened since. Work crews have been busy with the finishing touches on the first building including putting up shelves, painting the walls, making windows and shutters, and many other small Continue Reading
First Home for Children Almost Completed Dunia ya Heri two years later by Gerhard Padderatz Tanzania’s coastal region south of Dar es Salaam (“house of peace”, 4.3 million inhabitants) is characterized by its wild beauty (picture 00). No hotel high-rise buildings, no crowded beaches clutter the scene (01) —just a few fisher men and their boats can be seen (02 Continue Reading
Dear Friends of our Mission Project, Five months ago we last informed you about our project in Tanzania. On one hand we do not want to “end up in your spam files” – on the other hand, there may be some individuals and donors who wish to receive further details about the progress of “Dunia ya Heiri” – the “Land Continue Reading
In Africa, seeing people cook on charcoal under the open sky is a regular occurance. While gas is expensive, bushes and trees are plentyful. Because people are used to cutting trees and processing them to charcoal, properties with an abundant populations of trees tend to lose them over time. This was confirmed by the former owner. It was therefore important Continue Reading
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