What Your 2010-2013 Contributions Have Supported

All contributions form part of the wider support provided through the African Children’s Book Box Society in Victoria, B.C., Canada 2010 – Support to laboratory operations in HIV/AIDS treatment facility In Mdabula – The CD4 machine used in the laboratory and operated by Catherine Mbata, was donated by fundraisers in British Columbia (through the African Book Box Society) and is CRUCIAL for […] Read more »

The 2013 Fundraiser

In 2013, the Ottawa based Mufindi Orphans Project held its third annual fund raising barbecue. Once again, it was a rousing success. Approximately 85 people enjoyed a beautiful evening on the banks of the Rideau River, with great food, silent and live auctions, and music by Grateful We’re Not Dead. Through funds raised on the […] Read more »

Overall Project Results 2005-2012

Here is a summary of what has been accomplished for HIV/AIDS-orphaned Mufindi children and their communities over the last 5 years. HIV/AIDS stigma reduced – This is HUGE. The subject of AIDS has evolved from taboo, to open discussion. And, now that Mufindi folk know they can be treated, they are more willing to be […] Read more »

Happy Anniversary

Sabasaba (July 7th) is a Tanzanian holiday that is similar to Labour day in the US and Canada. At Igoda Children’s Village however, the day is particularly special. Five years ago today Issa, Willi, Remijio, and Moses moved into their new home, thus opening Igoda Children’s Village. There has been a lot of change, and […] Read more »

Mufindi Today – July 3, 2012

It’s a Tuesday, so that means CTC Day at Mdabulo. All Home Based Care Volunteers (HBCV) met with Jenny Peck and some staff at Mdabulo today to discuss plans to expand the Home Based Care program to Ihanu ward- the villages of Ibwanzi, Nandala, Ihanu, Kilosa, Isipi, and Lulanda. The program has been a great […] Read more »

Mufindi Today – June 2012

Mufindi Today 26/6/12 Today was CTC day at Mdabulo Care and Treatment Clinic, and Jenny Peck was there together with the home based care team of volunteers helping the staff manage the large mass of patients coming for HIV treatment. Today, Jenny came with an extra guest. For the past week the children at the […] Read more »

Igoda Children’s Village

Another email concerning the Mufindi Orphans project: As we prepare for the upcoming BBQ on August 11th, I thought you might like to hear about an exciting development in the Igoda Children’s Village, the one where the AIDS affected children we play a part in supporting live. Please see the message from Geoff Knight below. […] Read more »

News From Mufindi – May 2012

This news concerning the Mdabulo Hospital comes from an email circulated by Gord Breedyk and Evelyn Voigt on May 21, 2012. Hi all, The pictures below we’re taken earlier today. Construction of the L-shaped “functioning” part of the Hospital is continuing perfectly! All Mason work is done and carpenters are on site even today making […] Read more »