¡Hujambo! I'm Happynes

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I'm a 11 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Tanzania.

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My birthday is the 4th July.

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I love ball games, group games, playing sport and story-telling.

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I am in year 6 at school and my favourite subject are Art, History, Health, Physical Education and Reading.

£32 per month will empower her to overcome poverty

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 2 brothers and 2 sisters living with the family.

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Beans, 
  • Beef, 
  • Maize

Country:

Tanzania

Capital City:

Dodoma

Population:

55 million

Life expectancy:

male 61.6 years, female 64.6 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 77.2%, rural 45.5%

Population with improved sanitation:

15.6%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

13.7%

Literacy Rate:

male 83.2%, female 73.1%

Child Labour:

29%

Religion:

Christian 61.4%, Muslim 35.2%, folk religion 1.8%, other 0.2%, unaffiliated 1.4% (2010)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

22.8%

My Family

My Project

My Country

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 2 brothers and 2 sisters living with the family.

Church Partner:


Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Beans, 
  • Beef, 
  • Maize

Country:

Tanzania

Capital City:

Dodoma

Population:

55 million

Life expectancy:

male 61.6 years, female 64.6 years

Population with improved drinking water:

urban 77.2%, rural 45.5%

Population with improved sanitation:

15.6%

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

13.7%

Literacy Rate:

male 83.2%, female 73.1%

Child Labour:

29%

Religion:

Christian 61.4%, Muslim 35.2%, folk religion 1.8%, other 0.2%, unaffiliated 1.4% (2010)

Percentage living below the poverty line:

22.8%

Happynes's project in Tanzania

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