tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48721 Tanzania Stories 2011-06-09T18:48:46.047-06:00 Compassion International Head Above Water tag:compassion.com,2014-30-30:5-83794 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T21:30:05-06:00

When 9-year-old Nyabwiri and her family need to wash clothes, cook meals, or drink water, they can’t just turn on a faucet.

Designer Compassion tag:compassion.com,2012-56-31:5-56427 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2012-05-31T14:56:29-06:00 Martha Anne Tudor, Photos by Andrew Huth

“I’d rather be driving a 16-year-old Ford truck and building water wells around the world than driving a car with monthly payments that could be sponsoring 10 kids,” says the business whiz and Nantucket Island notable, who’d rather be called humanitarian than successful.

AIDS Is Not the End of the Story tag:compassion.com,2010-00-21:5-33049 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-09-21T00:00:00-06:00 Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania

When Mwajabu's husband suddenly died, she went looking for answers. She soon discovered that she and her daughter have HIV/AIDS. They both were in desperate need of intervention.

Abundant Love, Abundant Life tag:compassion.com,2009-00-01:5-33457 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-10-01T00:00:00-06:00 Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania

Mwanidi did not let growing up in poverty without a father hold her back. With the support of her mother, Compassion and her sponsor she has risen above the hardships of life.

A Light in the Darkness tag:compassion.com,2008-00-09:5-33373 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-10-09T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania
After her husband was hit by a car, Esau's mother struggled to support her son. The desperation of poverty led him to begin stealing, but hope was revived with the help of a Compassion-assisted child development center.
Dancing with Life tag:compassion.com,2008-00-08:5-33024 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-09-08T00:00:00-06:00 By Brandy Campbell, with Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania

Dealing with the loss of a job and an abandoned husband, Zainabu was unable to provide for her daughters. With the help of the church and Compassion they have been given opportunity for health, education, spiritual growth and a bright future.

Historic Milestone in Tanzania tag:compassion.com,2008-00-17:5-32578 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 Charles Ngowi in Tanzania
Compassion Tanzania registered its 50,000 child on Feb. 16, 2008. Let's see how the milestone was reached and also learn how the child registration process works.
Partnership Prompts Spiritual Awakening tag:compassion.com,2007-00-02:5-33726 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-10-02T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania
The Sambasha Baptist Church in Tanzania experiences growth in numbers and ministry as it partners with Compassion.
"Children's Children Are a Crown to the Aged..." tag:compassion.com,2006-00-10:5-33539 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-11-10T00:00:00-07:00 Phoebe Rogers, Contributing Writer

Thirteen years ago, Emilia took in her infant granddaughter, Cecilia, whose mother had died of AIDS before the child even reached her first birthday. When Cecilia was diagnosed as being HIV-positive, Compassion began providing nutritional support and access to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy for Cecilia. More than year after Cecilia began ARV treatment, she continues to stay healthy.

Raising a Fatherless Nation tag:compassion.com,2006-00-18:5-33527 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 Erasto Malila, Compassion Tanzania Communications Specialist
Seuri L. Shumbani is happy that his father returned home after attending a Compassion Tanzania Bible-based seminar on fatherhood and parenting.
Missing Child Story Has "Happy" Ending tag:compassion.com,2006-00-09:5-33238 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-05-09T00:00:00-06:00 Erasto Malila, Compassion Tanzania Communications Specialist
After being abducted from her home and missing for one year, through prayer, Happy Saruni has been restored to her family and the Compassion project.
Combating Poverty - One Solution tag:compassion.com,2006-00-20:5-32980 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-03-20T00:00:00-07:00 Ovetta Sampson, with Elizabeth Karanja in Kenya and Erasto Malila in Tanzania

Drought conditions in East Africa - notably Kenya and Tanzania - have forced another food shortage crisis to loom in the area. Read how Compassion's focus on long-term development and emphasis on releasing children from poverty is helping defeat the persistent enemy of hunger.

Why Food Crises Haunt Africa tag:compassion.com,2006-00-20:5-33414 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-03-20T00:00:00-07:00 Ovetta Sampson, with Elizabeth Karanja in Kenya and Erasto Malila in Tanzania

Food Crises - Drought conditions in East Africa - notably Kenya and Tanzania - have forced another food shortage crisis to loom in the area. Read how Compassion's focus on long-term development and emphasis on releasing children from poverty is helping defeat the persistent enemy of hunger.

Prayers for Hurricane Victims in the U.S. from Tanzania tag:compassion.com,2005-00-05:5-32675 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2005-10-05T00:00:00-06:00
A Message from a Project Worker in Tanzania.
A Child's Dream Fulfilled — Family Style! tag:compassion.com,2004-00-10:5-33808 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2004-12-10T00:00:00-07:00 Erasto Malila, Compassion Tanzania Communications Specialist

Five years ago, Samuel Geoffrey was Muslim. But through his time at the Ngarenaro Baptist Student Center in Arusha, Samuel accepted Christ as his Savior. Soon his entire family received Jesus Christ and became baptized. Since conversion, the Geoffreys have been isolated by their community but the family is holding onto their newfound faith.