Widows and Orphans Development Foundation


Orphans’ education sponsorship Program

“A child without education is like a bird without wings.” 

Do you have a warm heart to support orphans’ education for the underpriviliged orphaned children in Tanzania?  

The orphans below are in need of support to help Read more

Socio-economic facts and issues

  • Orphans particularly those who live in rural areas enter into child labour to support themselves and their families.
  • They work on neighbours’ farms, fetching and selling firewood or farm produce, or making bricks whereby they earn between TZS 500 Read more

Education-related facts and issues

  • In Tanzania, there are about 1,696,349 orphans according to official statistics. About 36,645 of them are in Zanzibar.
  • Out of the total number, 854,799 are orphaned girls and 841,550 orphaned boys. About 24,000 orphans live in orphanages in different Read more

The situation of orphans

“Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they’re not real before you hold them in your arms, but once you do, Read more