TANZANIA

449,109 People Impacted
92 Projects Completed
Mazengo Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,641
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
November 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Mazengo Village is remotely located in Chamwino District, 45 kilometers from the capital of Tanzania, Dodoma. It is the home of 3,641 people who all rely on the same open water source for drinking, cooking, and bathing. Several times a day, the women from Mazengo Village visit the water source. Here, they must wait up to two hours to fetch water as the water source is limited and takes a long time to replenish. The open well is also very deep which is very dangerous and many children have fallen ...
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Muungano-Chikopelo Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
9,850
Donor
Dennis Director
Completed
November 2020
Location
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Muungano-Chikopelo Village, located 68 kilometers from the capital city of Tanzania, is home to 5,000 people. Every day, women wake up at 5:00am to fetch water for their families. The entire community relies on open water wells which are shared with animals including cattle and goats. As a result, the water is extremely contaminated and there have been many reported cases of stomach diseases, diarrhea, typhoid, and cholera. During the dry season, the water levels are very low and it takes more t ...
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Huzi Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
4,323
Donor
Water4Mercy, Diocese of St. Petersburg
Completed
September 2020
Location
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Huzi Village is home to 4,323 people. It is remotely situated 89 kilometers away from the capital city of Tanzania in Chamwino District. The community’s access to water is extremely challenging, women spend many hours in search of water. Often, the community is forced to consume contaminated water that causes water-borne illnesses and chronic diarrhea. In August 2020, the lives of those from Huzi Village changed forever when Innovation: Africa, in partnership with Water 4 Mercy, installed a sola ...
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Kawawa Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,206
Donor
Anita Wong
Completed
August 2020
Location
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Kawawa Village is home to 3,206 people. It is remotely situated 40 kilometers away from the capital city of Tanzania in Chamwino District. The community relies on local wells as their sole water source. Daily, the community waits as long as 3 hours to fetch water which is shared with livestock. This water is extremely contaminated and unsafe for drinking. Due to the condition of the water, there are many cases of cholera in the village as well as diarrhea, stomach diseases, and skin conditions. ...
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Chikowa Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,895
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
December 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Chikowa Village is remotely situated in Chamwino District, 13 kilometers from the capital of Tanzania, Dodoma. It is home to 2,895 people who all rely on local open water sources for their daily water needs. Every day, women wake up before sunrise to fetch water for their families. They walk to a dry stream, where they dig holes and wait for nearly an hour for water to come to ground level. The situation worsens in the dry season as the hand dug holes completely dry up leading to women and their ...
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Chizomoche Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,422
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
December 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Chizomoche Village is remotely located 60 kilometers from the capital city in Dodoma District. It is home to 2,442 people who use local, hand dug wells for their daily water needs. The wells are over 5 kilometers from the village, forcing women and children to walk many hours, multiple times a day, to fetch water. This water is unsafe for consumption and causes water-borne illnesses, most commonly typhoid and diarrhea. Additionally, as these wells are dug very deep, there have been many cases of ...
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Segala Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
9,990
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
June 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Segala Health Center is remotely located in Chamwino District, 160 km from Dodoma, the capital city of Tanzania. The health center serves 4 villages and is responsible for providing health care to 9,990 people. The medical staff treat an average of 40 patients both day and night. There are approximately 15 deliveries in Segala Health Center each month, almost all of them occur at night, aided only by light from phone torches. Often, the medical professionals from the clinic are forced to with ...
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Chahwa Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
9,541
Donor
Detroit Partners
Completed
August 2019
Location
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Chahwa Health Center serves three villages, providing medical care to 9,541 people from these communities. Located 42 kilometers from the capital city of Tanzania in the rural Dodoma District, Chahwa Health Center is home to three dedicated staff: a doctor, a nurse, and a midwife. The medical team provides services to an average of 30 patients, day and night. Throughout the month, Chahwa Health Center delivers roughly 15 babies, mostly at night, in the dark, aided solely by the light from torche ...
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Chikopelo Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
6,500
Donor
Dennis Director
Completed
August 2019
Location
Live Monitoring
Chikopelo Health Center is located in the Bahi District of Tanzania. The remotely situated clinic is 45 kilometers from the nearest source of electricity. Serving 6,500 people from six surrounding villages, the health center struggles to provide care for its patients as it lacks access to electricity. No electricity means no vaccinations or medications can be stored, emergency care is greatly impaired, and childbirth is extremely dangerous. With 70% of deliveries taking place at night, the medic ...
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Chinugulu Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
11,207
Donor
Dennis Director
Completed
February 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Chinugulu Health Center is located in the Chamwino District, 105 kilometers from the capital city of Tanzania. The clinic serves two villages and is responsible for providing medical care to 11,207 people. The 3 staff members treat an average of 35 patients both day and night. Chinugulu Health Center also has a Maternity Ward on-site that delivers an average of 20 babies a month. Of these births, nearly all of them occur at night with the support of a small lamp that often does not work. Therefo ...
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