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Lalafofofo Launches “Light up Tanzania for the Holidays” Solar Lantern Kickstarter Project

"Light up Tanzania for the Holidays," a project to raise funds to purchase solar lanterns for remote impoverished communities in the Kilimanjaro region of East Africa has been launched by Lalafofofo.org., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Silicon Valley, in collaboration with Makers4Good, and Last Mile. The web- and social media-based campaign also includes a Google AdWords™‎ campaign in the cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City and Miami.
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Kauli Launches Tanzanian Artisan Handbag Line on Amazon

Kauli announces the launch of its new line of artisan-crafted handbags from Moshi, Tanzania, on Amazon.com. Vividly colored and patterned, each exclusive handbag is made from high quality Tanzanian leather and other unique African materials including bògòlanfini, handmade Malian cotton mud cloth, a symbol of traditional African culture that is being exported worldwide for use in fashion, fine art and décor. Handcrafted by 15 artisans in the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, each handbag design merge
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Lorenzo Borghese and Animal Aid USA

Prince Lorenzo Borghese and Animal Aid USA Take to the Skies with Pilots N Paws for "Operation Special Delivery" Animal Rescue Caravan

Animal Aid USA founders Prince Lorenzo Borghese and Karen Talbot today announced “Operation Special Delivery Caravan and Flyway,” an ambitious multi organization animal rescue event scheduled for October 5, 2013. The event will transport hundreds of rescue animals from numerous kill facilities in the Hinesville, Georgia area and transport them to receiving rescue groups in the northeastern U.S. and Florida. As part of "Operation Special Delivery," a number of dogs from a high-kill shelter near
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Lalafofofo.org

Lalafofofo Names Teen Volunteers to its Junior Executive Committee Benefiting Tanzania

Lalafofofo.org announces its newly appointed Junior Executive Committee (JEC), a team of American high school students committed to making a difference in the lives of people in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, East Africa. Serving as young ambassadors of the Silicon Valley-based nonprofit, Lalafofofo’s JEC is comprised of teens who are motivated to affect change, and who demonstrate a commitment to innovation, participation and volunteer activities.
PRweb: Written by liz ernst for International School, Moshi, Tanzania

Tanzanian International School in Moshi Launches New Scholarships with Lalafofofo Support

The International School Moshi in northern Tanzania, in conjunction with Lalafofofo, is seeking support for a new scholarship initiative to bring educational empowerment to the next generation of Tanzanian students. The initiative, “African Leadership Scholarship—Making a Difference in Africa,” is seeking support to fund the program, benefiting talented East African students. The International School Moshi (ISM) has announced that it is seeking support for a new scholarship initiative,“African
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Whosgonnatakecareofme.com

Who’s Gonna Take Care of Me Promotes Year-round Giving to Benefit Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Christmas may be an already distant memory for most people, but the “Elves for Alzheimer’s” at Whosgonnatakecareofme.com are working year-round to continue gift-giving efforts benefitting Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients, as well as their caregivers. The brainchild of Charles “Butch” Grimes, a Los Angeles resident whose mother suffers from Alzheimer’s, the Who’s Gonna Take Care of Me (WGTCOM) blog was established in 2015 to raise awareness of the needs of lower-income patients placed in care fa
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Lalafofofo.org

Lalafofofo Announces Mother’s Day Gift Sponsorship Opportunity

Lalafofofo.org., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to raise funds for affordable, small-scale service projects in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, has announced the launch of its Mother’s Day gift sponsorship program to benefit Maasai widows in the remote East African community of Boma Ng’ombe. Making a contribution in a Mom’s name to Lalafofofo’s “Build a House for a Maasai Widow” project is a loving gesture for a son or daughter to give Mom the unique opportunity to make a dif
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Lalafofofo.org

Lalafofofo.org Launches Penpal Program to Correspond with Tanzanian Students

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 22, 2016—Lalafofofo.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to raise funds for affordable, small-scale service projects in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, has launched a penpal program for 5th – 8th grade students in the U.S. to connect and correspond with Tanzanian students in a Maasai tribe living near Mount Kilimanjaro to learn about others whose lifestyles are different from their own. The Lalafofofo penpal project facilitates the penpal exchanges,
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Lalafofofo.org

Lalafofofo.org Announces 2016 Micro Grant Projects in Kilimanjaro

Lalafofofo.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to raise funds for affordable, small-scale service projects in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, has released its 2016 catalog of micro-grant projects to improve the lives of villagers living in the remote East African Maasai community of Boma Ng’ombe. The 27-page catalog contains new projects to benefit Maasai widows, remote village schools, and Moshi families. The first project, Build a House for a Maasai Widow, is an ongoing ca
PRweb: Written by Liz Ernst for Lalafofofo.org

Lalafofofo.org Announces Launch of Micro Grant Projects in Northern Tanzania

Lalafofofo.org, a new 501c3 nonprofit organization developed to raise funds for affordable, small-scale service projects in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, has launched the first in a series of micro-grant projects to improve the lives of villagers living in the East African community. One of the most anticipated projects to launch is construction of a safe, permanent house for a Maasai widow living in Boma Ng’ombe, Tanzania. The recipient of the house, Maria, is a mother of two who was dis
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