Next Medical Mission: April 10- April 26, 2014> Since CACHA's first visit to Bénin in 2002, a long-lasting and cooperative relationship with the communities in which we work has developed and is strengthened continually thanks to our annual medical missions.
Next Infrastructure (non-medical) Mission:
February 21 - March 9, 2014
This year will be the first of its kind that an infrastructure development team undertakes a range of tasks in the village of Kamengo, Uganda. Activities to be undertaking range from painting to repairing windows and water systems.
Next Mission: February 6 to 21, 2014 CACHA is pleased to announce a new addition: One week medical mission in Terati, Simanjaro right in the land of the Maasai. This will be followed by one week in Moshi Rural. We are calling on medical and non-medical volunteers to join our February 2014 mission that will take us to a land where there are few resources and thousands of people. If you look at a map of Tanzania, Terati is a village southwest of Moshi in the district of Simanjaro. It takes about three and a half hours to drive there from Moshi. In Terati the Maasai community, with the help of a generous NGO, has build a dispensary, as well as the Laramatak Guest House that houses up to 54 people.
The ``Improving Maternal and Infant Care`` (IMIC) Project is a 3-years project implemented by CACHA in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and the Ukerewe District Health Council.
Orphans and vulnerable children are always confronted with immense psychological and social problems. As they grow older, they are also vulnerable to maltreatment (harassment and violence), economic and sexual abuse and exploitation, due to lack of care and protection. These risks and other vulnerabilities are also likely to harm their future livelihoods as well. CACHA is working with more than 200 children to ensure that their needs are addressed through actions at the community level.
A fun(d)-raising evening of African cultural was enjoyed by over 100 friends, colleagues and newcomers to CACHA at our African Night, held in Ottawa November 21, 2013. One way or another - we got warm, whether from the hot sauce made by Tanzanian chef to accompany the delicious chicken, pilau and manzani dinner, or the [...]continue reading
Dear Family and Friends, Lloyd and I are again planning to go to Shirati, Tanzania next year and also plan to do a 2 week mission at Kamengo, Uganda. Kamengo is a small village near Kampala and also near the Entebbe International airport .Our Ugandan friend, Jimmy who works for CACHA is from that village and [...]continue reading