• Short Summary

    TANZANIA'S SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. KAWAWA, PICKED UP A SPADE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) AND TURNED HE IS?

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    TANZANIA'S SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. KAWAWA, PICKED UP A SPADE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) AND TURNED HE IS HAND TO THE SOIL AT A VILLAGE FOR ORPHANS AT KURASINI, NEAR DAR ES SALAAM.

    MR. KAWAWA, PRESIDENT OF THE TANZANIA NATIONAL CHILDREN'S SOCIETY, WAS ON AN INSPECTION TOUR OF THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S VILLAGE-A SCHEME EXPECTED TO COST MORE THAN 137,000 STERLING.

    HE HELPED A GROUP OF NATIONAL SERVICEMEN BUILDING AN ACCESS ROAD TO THE VILLAGE AND TEN MINUTES LATER PLANTED A CASUARINA TREE OUTSIDE THE FIRST TWO HOUSES TO BE ERECTED.

    SO FAR THE PROJECT HAS COST 8,000 WITH A SIMILAR AMOUNT NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE TWO HOUSES WHICH WILL ACCOMMODATE 28 CHILDREN AND FOUR HOUSE PARENTS.

    EVENTUALLY THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S VILLAGE WILL COMPRISE TWELVE HOUSES - HOME FOR 250 ORPHAN CHILDREN.

    MORE THAN 33,000 ALREADY HAS BEEN SUBSCRIBED TO THE SCHEME AND AMONG WORKING FOR IT ARE MEMBERS OF THE DAR ES SALAAM LIONS CLUB. AND THE SOCIETY'S CHAIRMAN, D. MTAWALI HAS SAID HE HOPES THE VILLAGE WILL BE "ADOPTED" BY OTHER VOLUNTARY GROUPS AND BUSINESS FIRMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEK58V869FG464B0EIRXNNU35E
    Media URN:
    VLVAEK58V869FG464B0EIRXNNU35E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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