African Rainforest Conservancy (ARC)

ARC's mission is to conserve Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests by raising the capacity of local conservation networks and encouraging sustainable economic development. Current projects are being implemented in two of Conservation International's "ten most threatened forest hotspots" - the coastal forests of Eastern Africa (#8) and the Eastern Afromontane (#10). These forest hotspots have as little as 10 percent of their original forest habitat remaining, yet are home to at least 1,500 plant species found nowhere else in the world. The Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests are globally important for their biodiversity values; nationally important as the water...

Land where clinic will be built

Land where clinic will be built
Photo from Progress Report 'October Update from the Field' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kikomolela Village

Kikomolela Village
Photo from Progress Report 'October Update from the Field' (view small | med | large | orig)

Jamaal, Kikomolela Village

Jamaal, Kikomolela Village
Photo from Progress Report 'October Update from the Field' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bibie, Kikomolela Village

Bibie, Kikomolela Village
Photo from Progress Report 'October Update from the Field' (view small | med | large | orig)

Children

Children
A group of children in Kikomolela Village. Children will especially benefit from having a health clinic, allowing them to receive childhood immunizations, malaria interventions, and treatments for waterborne and other diseases. (view small | med | large | orig)