Arusha, Tanzania is stricken with poverty. Single parenting is the norm due to HIV/AIDS and rape. Hundreds of children live on the streets. Problems are everywhere and it is heartbreaking.
Non-profit organization Shining a Light’s “Women to Work” Program in Arusha, Tanzania has created a training center where the women learn a trade and are educated in areas of empowerment such as Health Care, Money Management, Business and Literacy. Their goal is to break the cycle of poverty by empowering women to be self-sustainable, to provide for their families and to empower other families in their community. [Read more…]