¡Hujambo! I'm Alafati

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I'm a 6 year-old boy and I live with my mother and father in Tanzania.

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My birthday is the 13th December.

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I love drawing, ball games, skipping and reading.

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I am in year 1 at school and my favourite subject is Art.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

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

I have 2 brothers living with the family.

My Project

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Location:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Tin/Corrugated Iron, 
  • Wall: Brick/Block/Cement, 
  • Floor: Cement

Regional Diet:


  • Bananas, 
  • Beans, 
  • Cassava, 
  • Maize, 
  • Rice, 
  • Sweet Potato

Alafati's My Country

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%

A little bit of history

Sponsor Alafati today for £28 a month and change his life forever

Alafati's project in Tanzania

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