Buiding a Laboratory Building at Makomu Hospital
A new small laboratory building has been built in Makomu on the slopes
of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Building a New Classroom Block at Kiraracha Primary School
Kiraracha Primary School in Tanzania is partly built, funded by the charity Hand in Hand. We worked in partnership with Hand in Hand to build a new block containing nine new classrooms and a kitchen. The building is now complete and in use. Finishing and equiping of classrooms is continuing.
Completion of a new Maternity Wing at Sanya Juu Hospital
A new maternity building has been completed and fitted out at Sanya Juu in northern Tanzania.
Building New Toilets at Sanya Juu Primary School
A new toilet block has been built in Sanya Juu in Tanzania.
Providing Cooking Facilities at Kimanganuni School
Food for the children was cooked on the floor, which was hazardous and slow.
New facilities have been built in an extension to an existing building, shown on the left above. It housed new kitchen and store.
The kitchen is shown above, prior to the installation of new cooking pots.
Construction of New Boys' Toilets in Makomu, Tanzania
The boys' toilet at Makomu School in Tanzania was an old pit latrine housed in a dilapidated building that offered little privacy. Although the latrine was full, 350 boys aged 7-16 years were still using it.
A new toilet has now been completed at a cost of £4,600.
Provision of New Windows and Renovation of Blackboards
at Kitowo Primary School
Working in conjunction with a local women's organisation, we provided
new windows and renovated blackboards. The school is in a very cold part
of Tanzania, at an altitude of over 1900m and did not have glazed windows.
The blackboards were in poor condition before they were rebuilt.
Sending Computers to Africa
21 redundant computers were very generously donated by Belmarsh Prison. These were upgraded by You Touch Africa and had additional software installed.
The computers have been sent to Tanzania, where they have been successfully installed in several schools.
Children learning to use the computers at a school in Moshi, Tanzania
Teaching in a school in Tarakea, Tanzania
For some fascinated children, this was their first sight of a computer.
Funding a Skills Training Centre in Ghana
You Touch Africa funded new furniture, electrification and sewing machines for St. Mary's Skills Training Centre at Bo, Northern Ghana.
Replacing the Galvanized Iron Roof at Makomu School, Tanzania
The old corrugated galvanized iron roof at Makomu/Kyala
Primary School was badly rusting and leaking.
It was replaced in phases
to keep the rain out
Uomboni Vocational Training School, Tanzania
You Touch Africa provided five knitting machines, one sewing machine and one embroidery machine for the Wawata Uomboni Vocational Training School in Tanzania.
The school is now being used for the vocational training of girls and the production of school uniforms. Grants totaling £1,800 have been been sent to date, funded from the proceeds of a successful Summer Fair at St. Luke’s Six Form College in Sidcup, UK.
If you would like to read a translation of a letter of thanks received from the Vocational School, please click here.
Uomboni Secondary School, Tanzania
A new video projector and photocopier were donated to Uomboni Secondary School in Tanzania.
These were generously provided by St. Luke’s Six Form College in Sidcup, UK.