International Projects

 

Clean Drinking Water for remote Timor Leste

Clean water is a real challenge in the developing world. With out it disease and sanitation are difficult problems to manage. Sadly this basic necessity is still a little more than a dream in some parts of in the remote Baguia region of eastern Timor Leste. Presently water is carried to villages and schools, mainly by women and children, from sources that can be several hours walk away from their homes and schools.  Supplying water to these remote village schools and communities will be a huge benefit to these children and provide them with more time to sleep and study.

 

The Rotary Club of Camberwell is a member of this consortium.”

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Cambodian Chicken Farm

What sort of noise would 200 laying hens in Siem Reap in Cambodia make? Well it should be the sound of contentment because these hens have Australian regulation free range status. In Cambodia, a country still struggling from the decimation of their education system and educated population by the despot Pol Pot, how is it that a best practice animal husbandry exists?

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Living on a rubbish dump in Tanzania

Life on a rubbish dump.

Many developing nations have rubbish dump communities where residents seek out a living eating food scraps they find and scavenging for anything they can sell to buy food. One such place is Kaloleni, a community in Moshi,Tanzania where a Melbourne grand mum Kerry Frost is working hard to break the cycle of poverty through relationships, education and understanding. Kerry together with son Brendan and “adopted daughter” Caroline are the volunteer directors of Team Vista, a tiny charity working its sox off on several fronts for change.

Tags: treadle sewing machines,  changing lives in tanzania,  developing nations sewing projects,  savingstufffromlandfill

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