SPONSORSHIPS & DONATION
Children Who need sponsor's
At Siret Volunteers we have made a pledge to partner with local project leaders in Arusha who run community projects that make a real impact. Many of these projects are run by locals who know the needs of their own people. But many are still very reliant on charity and contribution to keep doing their valuable work. We are aiming to raise much needed funds with the aim to create long term sustainability and fight poverty.
Although the majority of our efforts and revenue goes towards volunteer programs and we do make a contribution to each project ontop, we do feel a social responsibility to take it on step further. We are aiming for long term sustainability; to see the local projects and the most underprivileged in the wider community become self sufficient in the future. Our immediate focuses are making sure the children in particular have:
their basic needs met
are safe guarded
get the best education possible
49.1% of Tanzanians lived below $1.90 USD per day. That's almost half of the 50+ million people in the country living in poverty. Basic needs we may take for granted from more developed countries, such as nutrition, clean water, clean clothes and a clean safe place to stay, are a struggle in Tanzania. Statistics show the most affected are women and children, particularly children under 5 years old.
Without these kinds of projects there would be many of these children would be wondering the streets, neglected or living in abusive households. These children's projects provide a haven for the children to receive regular meals, socialise and learn. This also gives them a fighting chance at an education which is vital for them to thrive in the future. It is everyone's responsibility to ensure these children are supported, cared for and have a chance at a brighter future. Ultimately these children are the future generation who will be responsible for the world we'll leave behind.
What is Sponsorship
When you become a sponsor you pledge to contribute towards a long term goal. This is different from a donation which is a one time gift.
Types of sponsorship
As Siret Foundation is currently focused on the basic needs of the children in the projects we partner with, here's how you can be involved:
Sponsor an Education
Fight poverty through education by contributing a child's primary education. The majority of families can afford to send their children to good schools with a quality education. The majority of the high performing schools teaching english and providing excellent curriculums are fee paying schools. This gap in quality education creates a generation of school leavers who cannot compete for good higher education (e.g University) or who cannot compete for good jobs and end up working in low paying jobs continuing the poverty cycle. By sponsoring an education you're ensuring:
access to better schools with good school curriculums taught in english and encourage further learning
children have access to school supplies
meals during the day
transport to school everyday
Sponsor a Teacher
Many schools struggle with large classes of 50 plus children in one class. This is due to the shortage of teachers and lack of money to pay for more teachers salaries. Research has shown children perform better in smaller class sizes, with the teacher being able to provide attention to where it's needed most. By contributing towards the salary of an extra teacher you allow more staff to be hired, where everyone can perform under better conditions.
Without good nutrition children cannot perform at their best, concentrate and continue to grow well and develop. Currently the children mostly receive basic meals of rice and beans and even that is a huge financial burden to feed every child daily. By contributing to the meals, you can ensure the children receive a more balanced and nutritious diet everyday throughout the year.
Donations can be a one time gift with long term impacts. These
money donations that go directly to benefiting the children
clean water tanks
class room equipments
Some of the children's centres have tried to build more room, however building stops when money runs out leaving half built classrooms or derelict building sites. Donations can quickly complete these building projects, providing a cleaner and safer environment to be in.
The following boys have been recognised by our volunteers as having the most potential to go further in their futures despite their backgrounds and circumstances. The boys all live at the children's centre that our volunteers are placed and have shown to be incredible bright and capable of achieving more than what they have been through.
They are all at the age to start in formal primary school. By sponsoring them, you will ensure that every penny is well spent into ensuring they have school supplies, regular nutrition and develop into productive and successful young men.
Hello, my name is Kennedy. I’m 5 years old. In my free time, I love to play football. When I grow up, I wants to be a pilot.
My parents disappeared after my birth. Now, I live with my friends at an orphanage in Arusha.
Hello, my name is Steven. I’m 5 years old. In my free time, I love to listen to music. When I grow up, I want to be a bus driver.
My mom died and my dad has disappeared. Now, I live with my friends at an orphanage in Arusha and
Hello, my name is Prince. I’m 5 years old. In my free time, I love to play football. When I grow up, I want to be a driver.
I live with my friends at an orphanage in Arusha.
Hello, my name is Jovin. I’m 5 years old. In my free time, I love to play football. When I grow up, I want to be a soldier.
My parents are dead, so I live at the Upendo Face together with my twin brother Joshua
Hello, my name is Joshua. I’m 5 years old. In my free time, I love to play football. When I grow up, I wants to be a Doctor.
My parents are dead, so I live at the Upendo Face together with my twin brother Jovin.