The Forgotten Islands of Lake Victoria

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Working on Kome Island and other forgotten Islands of Tanzania

Through our partner church, the Tanzania Assemblies of God (TAG), and with help from our EI affiliates, we are helping Rural Island Community Health (RICH) enhance the clinic’s capacity and improve the overall health of the island people over the next 3 years.

The Ntama clinic on Kome Island will be used as the main health clinic and sending base for health workers to visit remote villages on these forgotten islands.

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Working on Kome Island and other forgotten Islands of Tanzania

Through our partner church, the Tanzania Assemblies of God (TAG), and with help from our EI affiliates, we are helping Rural Island Community Health (RICH) enhance the clinic’s capacity and improve the overall health of the island people over the next 3 years.

The Ntama clinic on Kome Island will be used as the main health clinic and sending base for health workers to visit remote villages on these forgotten islands.

Our vision is to assist in the following critical areas:

  • Maternal and child health
  • Nutrition
  • Community health education
  • Immunization services
  • Health equipment upgrade
  • Literacy
  • Hygiene
  • Sanitation
  • Safe drinking water
  • Family counseling

Vehicle Cost breakdown

Basic vehicle cost                    $Can 42,665

Import duties and fees           $Can 32,932

Vehicle registration           $Can 334

The vehicle is for health staff to travel to all the remote villages on Kome Island and as an ambulance when necessary.

For a complete report on the forgotten islands of Tanzania go to this report:

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