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Tanzania

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Tanzania, located in East Africa, is home to many natural world wonders such as Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti, and Lake Victoria. Tanzania was formed by the merging of it's mainland, formerly known as Tanganyika, and the island of Zanzibar. The Tanzanian economy is primarily based on agriculture, which accounts for more than half of the nation’s GDP.

Despite the natural beauties and the rich history, Tanzania is one of the world's poorest economies. Many suffer from extreme poverty and lack of education. Ritualistic practices and beliefs in witchcraft have resulted in horrific events such as female genital mutilation and the killing of albinos. While Primary education is  said to be “free” in Tanzania, there are associated costs that make primary and secondary education unattainable to many children.  ICO is current developing communities in Tanzania to help the situation.

See our past event "Class Act II" for Tanzania (August 12, 2012) 

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The Ismaili Youth Soccer Camp (IYSC) began as a non-profit, grass roots camp in July 2002 by it's founder Amyn Bhulji who yearned to create and leave behind a soccer legacy since his days of playing semi-professional soccer in the 1970s in Tanzania. 

The House of Learning was founded in 2009 by Bunga and Marco Masala to provide free education to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC). The House of Learning currently operates two schools, Valley View Secondary and the Quality Training Centre. Currently, the financial burden of running these much needed facilities is carried on the shoulders of Bunga and Marco.

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