Although Tanzania has tropical zones, certain areas get quite cold in the winter, so vulnerable populations in particular may struggle to stay warm at night. Mission Quilts will be distributed to elderly folks, orphans, people living with HIV/AIDS, and other groups living in established centers of care.
Partner: Christian Council of Tanzania-WAMA (CCT-WAMA)
Estimated number of recipients: 56,000
Departure: August 29, 2012
Arrival: November 22, 2012
Departure: September 24, 2012
Arrival: December 18, 2012
Departure: January 14, 2013
Estimated arrival: March 14, 2013
Latest: Materials from first two shipments arrived, have been taken off ship, and are waiting to be cleared through customs. Third shipment en route. Preparations for distributions ongoing. Check back for more information!
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