Despite the international charitable work which has been taking place in the region of Moshi in Tanzania and the obvious tourist attractions, the region has many issues which have not been properly seen to. Poverty, disease, starvation and child labour are just some of the challenges which the inhabitants struggle with on a daily basis. The Child & Family Foundation would like to try to improve the living conditions with the help of the organisation C-re-a.i.d.
Most of the schools in the area were built in the fifties, but sometimes earlier and are terribly out-dated. Unfortunately, the government of Tanzania is neither investing in education nor in the necessary infrastructure.
It is heart breaking to see children grow up in these surroundings and parents who can't afford to feed them. In the villages, the children are confronted by the prevalence of poverty every day at school and their government is simply doing them a disservice. A place which should inspire and motivate children to appropriate knowledge for themselves, looks rather different in reality.