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$20,000 Goal
71% of Goal
$14,212 Raised

Located in East Africa, Tanzania is known for its breathtaking geography and rural regions. Nearly 80% of the population lives in rural communities. Child labour, human trafficking, and sexual exploitation are some of the major factors affecting poor children, especially girls. Since 2014, the country has faced significant drought leading to widespread food insecurity.

100% of mission funds collected will support the communities served by our Neema and Mbinga Sponsor Sites. This will include (not exclusively):

* Connecting the girls' hostel and sisters' facility to the local power grid
* Solar light kits for families of students who do not live at the hostel
* Musical instruments for the students
* Desks and textbooks for a village school at PAN Sub-Site which has very little resources and which we will be able to visit on the mission.

On this mission trip, we will visit the Mbinga and Neema Sites. Our site directors, Sr. Mary Grace Jacob (Neema) and Fr. Cino Thonakkara (Mbinga) have invited Chalice volunteers and staff to engage with the following groups within their communities:

 * Sisters of Visitation and Vincentian Fathers
 * Sponsor site staff, clinic nurses, and community health workers
 * Faith circles (sponsorship beneficiaries)
 * Groups involved in microfinance, microenterprise, and food security
*  Children at the local schools, an orphanage, and a 4K Club.

On mission, our Canadian and Tanzanian volunteers, staff, and families will:

* share stories and dialogue to learn from one another, and
* collaborate in service projects.

In preparation, our Canadian team will invite others to support our mission by sponsoring a child from Tanzania, and we will collectively raise funds to support the community served by our Mbinga and Neema Sites.

Want to support our mission?

PRAY for our Canadian and Tanzanian team, and all we will meet and serve.

SPONSOR a child from Tanzania. The Chalice sponsorship model is accompaniment that seeks to support educated children in healthy families and self-sustaining communities. Call our office (1.800.776.6855) and we will connect you with a child from Tanzania.

DONATE 100% of funds raised will support the needs of our Mbinga and Neema Sponsor Sites in Tanzania. Donate here, or call Chalice 1.800.776.6855.

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Chalice's mission is to "bring Christ to the poor and the poor to Christ". Through meaningful dialogue, interaction, and service, our mission team will have a greater understanding of both the challenges we face as brothers and sisters in Christ, as well as our capacity (with God's grace) to respond with love and support.