The 4th of July is the summer holiday for Americans. Celebrating this important American holiday in Tanzania is a great opportunity to share some of our cherished Independence Day rituals and traditions with Tanzanians—fireworks, barbecues, parades, and plenty of flag-waving.
“Light Up Tanzania” A Solar Lantern Campaign: With your help, we can purchase solar-powered lantern lights in-country to support the Tanzanian economy, and greatly improve living conditions for those living in the ”bush” in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania.
Thanks to Lalafofofo JEC member Naomi Zimmerman, Lalafofofo staff members Justin and Gaudy Mtunga and Abraham Molel, and Lalafofofo advocate n Moshi Anne Street, construction of a new house was completed in April, 2017 for Maasai widow Rose Isaya Palanjo, her two sons Logwasa and Israeli, and her daughter Margaret in the Tanzanian Bush near Boma Ng’ombe.
In the Tanzania bush, like most of sub-Saharan Africa, two out of every three people have no access to electricity. They call it energy poverty, and it is handicapping economic development in a region already gripped by poverty.