Welcome,and thank you for your interest in the orphans and vulnerable
children of Songea, Tanzania. Here you will learn how you can help the children in one of the poorest, most ignored areas of Sub-Saharan
Africa-children who struggle to meet their daily needs and to receive an education that will give them a future. Songea's Kids
is working to give them a future by meeting their daily needs and providing education. We need your help.
Child Sponsors needed! These 10 children are in need of a sponsor. Your gift of $55/month can provide
for one of these children's daily needs - food, healthcare, medicine, clothing, shoes, and nurturing care. Give the gift of hope to
one of these children.
Our Vision:For the people of Songea, Tanzania, to meet the basic living, health,
and educational needs of their children.
Our Mission:To collaborate with Tanzanian partners to support orphans and other
vulnerable children, and build self-sustaining infrastructure in Mshangano Village.
Songea Soiree 2013- Safari to
Success: Join us June 6th, 7PM at the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle for our annual fundraiser.
Enjoy dinner and a Silent Auction of original art. Experience the safari (journey in Swahili) of orphans from extreme poverty
to self-sufficient, productive lives when given the support to thrive and the opportunity of education. See and hear our
children and their caretakers talk about their safari in the new video, "Sponsor a Dream." Listen to Special Envoy Nashon
Kikalao speak from Tanzania about the urgency of this safari. Learn how you can help one of the many orphans make their
Crowdfunding Campaign: At 10:30 PDT May 4 Songea's Kids began its
first ever crowdfunding campaign to raise critically needed funds to feed and educate the orphans in Mshangano Village. Linda Hines, Songea's
Kid President, pushed the GO button at the Songea's Kids exhibit table at the 14th Annual Hobby and Volunteer Expo in Issaquah.
The campaign goal? Raise $25,000 in 60 days.EVERYONE
please log on to donate. Then email, tweet, Facebook your friends and personally ask them to do the same ASAP to build momentum. We
need a CROWD of donors (no amount is too small) to make this happen. Think of the faces of the children on this page and website who will eat
and go to school because YOU gave to the LIFE FUND and EDUCATION/SCHOLARSHIP FUND. Special perks include RT ticket Seattle to Songea and 5
one-year memberships to Costco. Thank you!"
Chicken-Raising Project: Work is underway in Mshangano Village on the chicken-raising project
to improve nutrition for the children and provide income to sustain the project. Local laborers using local materials are building the chicken
coop now under the direction of a village planning committee and supervision by Jirani Mwema. Thanks to Sowing Seeds of Hope for funding this