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20/August/2014

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SOS Children's Villages Tanzania partner with Montage in campaign to raise 1.2 billion for orphans

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SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania in collaboration with Montage Tanzania, are aiming to raise funds to support the well-being of children without parental care and those at risk of losing parental care. The goal of the fundraising effort is to raise 1.2 Billion Tanzania Shillings.

The theme of the campaign is “Care for me! Your contribution can achieve a Solution” in order to reach as many children as possible who are in need of shelter, health and educational needs.

Speaking at the Press Conference today SOS National Director Mr Anatoli Rugaimukamu said, the fundraising activities will be held in 4 places where SOS Children’s Villages Runs its programs in Tanzania, namely Zanzibar, Arusha, Mwanza and Dar Es Salaam. Our mission here is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own future and take part in the development of their communities...

He added, "In order to fulfill our mission and provide services to the children in need, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support. Even though SOS Children’s Villages has been dependent on Sponsors from abroad, the organization believes that there is a dire need to start building this very culture among Tanzanians where people are touched and moved to support children in need and develop behavior of giving back to the community!

Ms. Teddy Mapunda, Managing Director Montage said, Montage Limited is very privileged to partner with SOS Children’s Villages this year, and we are looking forward to acquire support from all the community around us, individual, corporate world, Government institutions, Private institutions, Donors, Community etc.

In October we shall have 2 fundraising events one in Zanzibar and the other one in Arusha. You can send your contributions via Bank Account number 00-14009337, Barclays Bank, Ohio Branch or email info@montagetz.com, national.office@sos-tanzania.org.

In order to extend our interventions to reach more children in need we call upon your generously support to raise 1.2 Billion Tanzania Shillings.

This event has been sponsored by Clouds Media Group, Coastal Air Travel, ITV/Radio One, Serena Hotels, Mwananchi Communications Ltd, Delfina, Zenji FM, Cocacola, Push For change and Coastal Aviation.

About SOS Children’s Villages

SOS children’s Village Tanzania is a non-profit Tanzanian organization working to build families for children in need and helping them to shape their own futures and share in the development of their own communities. The organization was established in Tanzania since 1991, to respond to the wider range of children living without the care of the parents. Affiliated with SOS Children Village international, SOS children’s Villages Tanzania is an autonomous organizations with an independent board of trustees.

Currently SOS CV is caring for over 500 children in its three villages in Arusha, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam and over 3,000 children in the same regions through its family strengthening program, within the youth program SOS Children’s villages is supporting a number of youth to realize their potentials; over 50 youth are undertaking university studies abroad and in the country while a number of many other youth are doing variety of courses in colleges.

Over 100 children raised and supported by SOS CV from infancy stage are now independent productive young adults engaged in different fields such as teaching, accountancy, ICT, Hotel, carpentry and few are in government agencies like TRA.