voh mwanza

Tanzania

Country Profile

Information and Statistics found at unicef.org

“Tanzania, long considered an island of stability in the region, hosts the largest refugee population in Africa. Tanzania’s challenge for the future is to control the spread of HIV/AIDS and create better living conditions for the rural poor.”

Statistics:

  • Total population (2012) – 47,783,100
  • Under-5 mortality rate (2012) – 5.4%
  • Life expectancy at birth (2012) – 60yrs
  • Total adult literacy rate (2008-2012) – 67.8%
  • Estimated number of people living with HIV (2012) – 1,500,000

VOH Locations:

  • Mwanza, Tanzania.

About VOH Mwanza

VOH Mwanza opened in 2013. Mwanza is located in northern Tanzania.

The following programs are provided to the children of VOH Mwanza:

Nutrition

A daily feeding program provides free meals for both the resident and school children.

Education

School fees are provided for all of the children in our care.

Healthcare

A clinic on-site provides basic healthcare free of charge for all VOH children.

Shelter

9 Children’s homes provide care for over 90 children.

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