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FFCC traveled to Tanzania - a team of 12 - 8 students, 1 pharmacist, 1 playground installer, a program coordinator & Phil Harris, the Director of FFCC
FFCC traveled to Tanzania - a team of 12 - 8 students, 1 pharmacist, 1 playground installer, a program coordinator & Phil Harris, the Director of FFCC
The team met with village leaders.  FFCC always partners with the governing leaders when working overseas.
The team met with village leaders. FFCC always partners with the governing leaders when working overseas.
FFCC partnered with Kids Around The World to install a beautiful playground for the children at the Huruma Children
FFCC partnered with Kids Around The World to install a beautiful playground for the children at the Huruma Children's Center in Urambo, Tanzania.
Celebrating the completion of the playground with the children and leaders.
Celebrating the completion of the playground with the children and leaders.
The team built the playground in two days.
The team built the playground in two days.
The Hadzabe, a hunter gatherer tribe, needed another way to provide food for their people so FFCC has helped with seed and other agriculture helps.
The Hadzabe, a hunter gatherer tribe, needed another way to provide food for their people so FFCC has helped with seed and other agriculture helps.
Lexi Gianis giving a Hadzabe child a needed bath
Lexi Gianis giving a Hadzabe child a needed bath
Nimmi Patel, a pharmacist, is applying wound cream to a Hadzabe child with scabies. Thank you to Greystone Pharmaceutical for the medication.
Nimmi Patel, a pharmacist, is applying wound cream to a Hadzabe child with scabies. Thank you to Greystone Pharmaceutical for the medication.
Hadzabe child receiving our Fight Against Hunger meals, a supplement to their hunting and farming efforts.  Malnutrition is a big problem for this tribe.
Hadzabe child receiving our Fight Against Hunger meals, a supplement to their hunting and farming efforts. Malnutrition is a big problem for this tribe.
The children at the Huruma Children
The children at the Huruma Children's Center are also beneficiaries of our Fight Against Hunger meals.
FFCC visited the street children who attend our Children
FFCC visited the street children who attend our Children's Center in Singida. FFCC helped build this facility in 2008 - 2009. It serves over 600 children.
FFCC visited our friends at CHAREDELECO, an organization that supports the leper community in this area.  FFCC provides support with food security.
FFCC visited our friends at CHAREDELECO, an organization that supports the leper community in this area. FFCC provides support with food security.
FFCC has a water filter project going in the village of Mwanga & we also installed filters in Singida Town.  These filters make bacteria ridden water safe to drink.
FFCC has a water filter project going in the village of Mwanga & we also installed filters in Singida Town. These filters make bacteria ridden water safe to drink.

FFCC Returns From Tanzania

Making The Most of Every Opportunity

FFCC returned from Tanzania last night.  A team of twelve, made up of eight university students, a pharmacist, a playground installer, a program coordinator and Phil Harris, the Director of FFCC. They all did their part to come alongside those in Tanzania who are working to make a difference.  Here are some of the ways they were able to contribute.

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OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED

          Community Connection At It's Best                     1700 people packaging meals for those in need         

Congratulations to Hunter Industries, an irrigation manufacturer in San Marcos, CA who hosted a very successful Fight Against Hunger Event!  The community came together and packaged over 300,000 meals!  Hunter employees brought their families - some employees came all the way from Mexico.  We had a high school clubs, a football team, church groups, those who work in the business park with Hunter... the young and old, all serving together to make a difference in the lives of those who have so little to eat.  It was an incredible day enjoyed by all!  Cece came with her Dad to package meals for an hour and had so much fun she stayed for three.  

Thank you Hunter Industries for your community mindedness and for your support of our Fight Against Hunger!  If you would like to host an event like Hunter, contact Tina Socha at tina.socha@ffccsd.org. 

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