Dreams For Life is engaged
in community development in several areas, and has as one of the
goals to be financial independent, and by reaching that goal to
set an example for other organizations that is operating in Tanzania.
We believe that it’s possible to operate an organization independent
from donors, and thereby be self-sufficient regarding funds for
Most organizations are totally dependent on outside funding from
donors and sponsors, and tend to be operational for some time, and
then disappear cause of lack of funds, leaving people even worse
off than before. When we reach our goal of being independent regarding
funds, we will have a stabile organization that can benefit the
local society for many years to come without fear of donors disappearing.
Dreams For Life is doing
this by establishing local businesses such as bakeries, hair-saloons,
mini-supermarkets, children’s playgrounds etc. We benefit
the local society with employment and with a possibility to obtain
what they need at a local level. The profit is used to pay for children’s
education, vocational training, skill building and information campaigns
regarding HIV/AIDS and Malaria.
Life are also engaged in providing eye check-ups and glasses to
school-children in rural areas in Tanzania….
Dreams For Life are involved
in re-forestation in collaboration with local authorities….
DreamsFor Life is able
to do this with the help of investors and donors that believe that
it’s better to “teach a man to fish, rather than give
him the fish.” We believe that it’s better to invest
in something that bring income for years to come rather than give
“one fish” at the time, and thereby be a sustainable
organization that is stable and dependable.