Providing Immediate Water


In a remote area of Tanzania near the Kenya border, there has been a severe drought for the past year. When we visited this area in July 2012, there had not been one drop of rain since January 1, 2012. The crops were withered and dying in the fields. The few livestock animals there were being fed and watered with stored grain and the small amount of water that could be carried to them daily. We also learned when we visited that in the early spring of 2012, a herd of 33 elephants in search of food and water had trampled the few crops that were growing.

Early in December, Dr. Green and Dr. Flamez received a letter by mail from Fr. Aloyce Keyange concerning the severe drought that has continued and has now led to animals dying. Keep in mind that the letter from Fr. Aloyce took over a month for us to receive so his community has continued to suffer in that time.

After receiving the news, Dr. Flamez raised $1,000.00 in a week. That money was sent on December 17th to Fr. Aloyce. However, this only provides temporary relief to bring trucks full of water into the area. With continued lack of rain and water, the animals will die then the children are in danger of running out of food too.

Our hope is to send another $1,000.00 within the next week. Any donation amount is much appreciated. In addition to providing immediate relief in the months of December to March, our goal is to begin the process of building a well for the Mtimhoo community.

Please help in any way you can. You can donate through PayPal by clicking on the “give” button to the right in the sidebar.

We will be travelling back to Moshi, Tanzania next summer. Thank you for taking an interest in this project. Because we know these people and have experienced their plight firsthand, we cannot turn our backs. Yes, it is an overwhelming task; but, our hope is to make a difference for as many people as we can.

My sincerest thanks,
Dr. Flamez

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