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AFRICA: EAST & CENTRAL AFRICA
WHO ARE WE HELPING?
Most needy Countries we serve in
East Asean Regions
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Tanzania which includes the Muslim dominated island of Zanzibar has a total Population of 45million.
Muslims comprise of 16million strong, the legacy of Arab and Indian traders and travellers to East African shores in Arab Dhows of Centuries back.
Muslims as everywhere else in Africa are always marginalised and backward in terms of advancement
We at Raindrops UK want to devote more focus in East and Central Africa
We have plans to pay attention to Education and skills plus water facilities in the interior of the Country
Tanzania has beautiful Countryside dotted with Wild Animal Sanctuaries with huge fresh water Lakes
Malawi is a landlocked Country sandwiched between Tanzania to the North & East, Mozambique to the east and Zambia to the West and Zimbabwe to the South. total population 15million.
The Country is mostly impoverished entirely dependent on Agriculture for survival and often goes through droughts and famine and floodings.
Again the Muslims comprise of 13% of the population 2million Muslims mostly in Dire straits
Malawi is the worse off in Africa and infrastructure is poor and so is Roads and water
It has beautiful plateaus and fresh water Lake Malawi runs length from Tanzania to the south
Corrupt governance has not improved the lot of the Malawians lack Educations and skills deseases and malnutrition and lacks basic human needs
Mozambique was the Portuguese colonial outpost in East and southern tip of Africa for 500 years
Since independence in 1975 it has gone through a lot of decline in standards of living mainly poor infrastructure. 21million population mostly illiterate
Annual droughts, cyclones and floodings on a vast scale plus a prolonged civil wars left it worse off
Muslims make up 18% of the population about 4m
Abject Poverty famine and apathy has left this once thriving Portuguese colony in turmoil
Zambia is a larger landlocked Country in Central African landscape part of a British Colonial past
Copper mining was the main economic driving force in this land after independence the Chinese built railtracks all the way from Dares salaam Tanzania to the copperbelt of Zambia and connected all the way south by Rail network.
The 70's & 80's saw a decline in copper demand and prices bringing a lucrative copper mines income to a standstill
Population of 13.5m of which 25% comprise of Muslims indiginous population with a springling from the Indian Subcontinent settled during British colonial rule.
Poverty remains high at 80% in rural areas 65% nationwide, Malnutrition is a major burden 65% lives in poverty
Children remain at biggest risk and 80% of Zambians on their Agricultural sector for livelihood