Threats for Albinos People with Albinism (PWA) in Tanzania are seriously threatened by various factors. Many are murdered to let witchdoctors make drinks from their skin and body parts because they think it makes them lucky or rich. Unfortunately, the number of murders even increases. In addition, PWA have no pigment which makes their Read more about Inside the Same[…]
The village Peramiho The foundation is named after the village ‘Peramiho’ in South Tanzania. In 2008, Monique worked here as a physiotherapist for two years. During her visit she was touched by the circumstances in which people live. People, including many children, died of illnesses where a simple treatment is sufficient in the Netherlands. This Read more about Peramiho[…]
Family based child care Tan-Kids is committed to help underprivileged children and families in Tanzania. They have developed a family based child care program, which consists of 6 different interventions. They work closely with local organizations to achieve this. But also to discuss the development of the children, their families and the projects of Tan-Kids.
Supporting the MaasaiThe Maasai is one of the most famous tribes in Africa. In the past, they traveled as nomads but nowadays this is no longer possible, so they live in settlements. One of the poorest settlements is Oloonkolin in the Trans Mara area, in the southwest of Kenya. 7000 Maasai are living here Read more about Oloonkolin[…]
Loita Forest Loita Forest, located in Narok county, is approximately 150 kilometres away from Narok town but due to the unpaved road, it takes hours to get there. The Loita forest covers 33.000 hectares and is one of the last truly indigenous forests in Kenya. It is home to numerous predators, elephants, hippos, buffalo’s Read more about Mara Loita Community Rangers[…]
Start Fahari FoundationDuring a visit to Kenya in 2010, the founders (Bas and Lae-titia) of the Fahari Foundation met 16 orphans and were struck by the fact that these children were living in extreme poverty. They had no access to basic needs such as clean drinking water, good food, education etc. Most of them Read more about Fahari Foundation[…]
Friendship FoundationThe Friendship Foundation is a Dutch foundation that focuses on helping people that are not always seen by the society. While especially these people often need a little extra attention. They support disabled children, disabled adult women and elderly people.
Isai Ma(i)yamIsai Ma(i)yam gives shelter to the poorest (orphans) children and youth in Pondicherry, India. This is very important because many children have to deal with child abuse or other issues. It is very common that their mothers commit suicide by burning themselves. Many fathers are alcoholics, and they run away or can no longer Read more about Isai Maiyam[…]
Problems in IndiaMany children in India experience different problems at a young age. First of all, child abuse is still a big problem in the country. Some girls but also boys are being sexually abused, traded or used for child labor. In addition, women have less privileges than men. The root cause for most of Read more about Paadhai[…]
HEALKids in MyanmarHEALKids supports multiple projects financially and runs a number of projects by itself in Myanmar. For the past 8 years, HEALKids have already set up so many projects throughout Myanmar that we were unable to visit every project. But, the projects we visited were so special that we could make a video Read more about HEALKids[…]