AARP 2019 Purpose Prize Submission

Describe the work you are doing, what inspired you and why you believe it’s significant.

With the help of my family, friends, and some hard-working villagers in Kisongo, Tanzania, I founded a non-profit organization, Heart To Care Tanzania, to raise money to build the Bethany Pre and Primary School for underprivileged children in Kisongo. The school is officially registered with the government of Tanzania. I began fund raising efforts in 2017 and, within three months, local villagers constructed the first school classrooms. By January 2018, the doors opened to 32 children.

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