Hope where there was none

According to UNICEF about 71 percent of Tanzanian children live in absolute poverty. More than 73 percent have been physically abused. LOHADA children have suffered the most extreme indigence — theirs are the worst-case scenarios. About a third have been orphaned or lost one parent, often to HIV-AIDS. Others have been abandoned to the streets…

Help us respond to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic strikes East Africa, hunger is as urgent a need as treating the virus. LOHADA children sheltered in place with either their extended families or other families until August, when school resumed. Many of their families in Shinyanga, in western Tanzania, where also hit with devastating floods. LOHADA has worked for months…