Our Piggy Bank Champ!

As you know by now, this September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the launch of our first TLM Piggy Bank Campaign. Support from individuals, businesses and schools was overwhelming and inspiring, but one person stood out among all Piggy Bank fundraisers. Tanzila showed leadership, compassion, drive and dedication by advocating for children with cancer and distributing Piggy Banks among her family and school friends. Today, she turned 16, and we are delighted to share her own words with you below. "It all began when my mom told me about Tumaini La Maisha and how they collect funds for the cancer medicine so they can treat every child in Tanzania for free. It is difficult to reach th

Meadhbh's Tumaini La Maisha Journey.

Last year, I had the privilege of volunteering with Tumaini La Maisha (Hope for Life) for eight months. After leaving to study and returning to volunteer and conduct research, I was hired as part of the team I already viewed as family. I can't say for certain that I have ever had two even remotely similar working days throughout the year here. Such is life in a small organization with a huge mission. What I can say for certain is that the small, local team with whom I work, fight day in and day out to reach and treat these children as if though they are our own. It is unacceptable to us in today’s world that cancer be fatal based on where a child is born. Childhood cancer is curable, when tr

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Tumaini La Maisha means hope for life and is the name of our head organisation based in and working for the people of Tanzania. Our sister NGOs Their Lives Matter Ireland and UK support our fundraising and advocacy work and are registered separately. 

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Tumaini La Maisha Tanzania

Muhimbili National Hospital

Dar es Salaam

Their Lives Matter Ireland 


Upper Windgates




Their Lives Matter  UK 

21 Edgar Road,



Tanzanian NGO number: 00001435

Irish Charity number: 20103798


 UK charity number 1163135

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