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...

Mother and Child

Mother and Child
A young woman carrying her baby. What happens when a baby becomes sick and the mother's only option is to walk several kilometers for treatment? Sometimes she does not have the time or energy to walk the distance and the baby only becomes sicker. This health clinic will change that. (view small | med | large | orig)

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries
Children, youth, and elders of Kikomolela village - the group which will benefit from the established health center. (view small | med | large | orig)