Entries by Amy Stegers

Empathy Between Species with Sea Sense NGO

As many of our Facebook followers will be aware, over the last few months, the House of Blue Hope charity has been a privileged participant in CJ Eklund Fine Art Photography’s Empathy Between Species Project: “a black and white portrait photography project that focuses on highlighting and increasing awareness about the treatment of animals in […]

Giving Tuesday November 28th 2017

As many of you will be aware, this year has been a busy one, with many exciting developments. With the doubling in capacity, enabling vulnerable girls to be welcomed into the charity’s care, as well as the opening of a community centre where training and workshops have been held to support the disadvantaged within the […]

Frank Puts Computer Programming into Practice

HBH would like to share a special project recently completed by Frank. Frank has chosen to pursue computer programming as part of his optional academic modules, and has written a report about constructing a functioning measuring kit: This kit measures distance from the ultrasonic sensor to the object or any obstacle which is in front […]

HBH Gets a Visit from HIV Education & Support Group

Always keen to broaden the horizons of the kids in its care, the charity took the opportunity to invite the good people from The Baobab Home to the community center in Mabibo. Their support group “Stronger Together” for HIV+ children aged 6 to 18 in Bagamoyo, was visiting Dar es Salaam, and took time out […]

HBH Soccer Squad Train for Kandanda Day 2017

Kandanda Day 2017 is fast approaching and will be held at DSM University College of Education at 9am on Saturday 21st October. The charity in Dar es Salaam has been taking part in Kandanda Day for the past three years, and is keen to improve upon past performances. The team representing the charity consists of […]

Learning to Realise Promise Prioritised by HBH

With ten years of successful experience helping the most vulnerable children in Tanzania, the House of Blue Hope charity takes the education of vulnerable children incredibly seriously. The charity shares the view of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim: “When delivered well, education promises young people employment, better earnings, good health, and a life without […]

Women’s Craft Enterprise Education

As an ongoing effort to facilitate the empowerment of poor women in Tanzania, working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the House of Blue Hope charity arranged for women in the Mabibo community in Dar es Salaam to participate in a training course, […]

SDGs: Striving for Self-Sufficiency and Sustainability

As discussed in previous blog posts, the international community is focused on sustainable development via the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The House of Blue Hope charity is working hard to achieve many of these SDGs, including: SDG #1 No Poverty SDG #2 Zero […]

Empowering HBH Alumni for Business and Employment

Through hard work, determination, and a lot of help from our generous supporters, HBH has reached an important milestone: its 10th Birthday. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to get the charity this far. Thank you!  Now ten years on, the once vulnerable young boys who were the first […]