Rotary's Own Charity/ Mayega Water Project


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Elgin Rotary Club is currently working with Busega Scotland and the Rotary Club of Mwanza (Tanzania) to support The Mayega Water Project in Tanzania.  The project aims are to connect a mains water supply to the Mayega Childrens’ Centre and village primary schools, provide the associated plumbing and water storage tanks and construct sanitation blocks across the village.  The water project will be an enabler for other Busega projects in Tanzania supporting local families, children with out families, and young people, to improve health, education, job and business opportunities and living standards.

Hopes for the future for the Busega Project

·       Full orphanage licence obtained

·       All basic funding requirements in place

·      Qualified centre manager appointed

·      Staff to receive living wage

·      Fostering and other placements established

·      Kitchen /store and dining/community room open for use

·      Small library established

·      Children encouraged to develop their own interests and aspirations

·      Volunteer/staff accommodation secured

·      Teachers and support workers recruited as volunteers

·      Evening classes established for centre and local children

·      Staff appointed for family tracing/liaison

·      After care service established

·      Security fence in place

·      Separate living accommodation for older teenagers

·      Establish health education programme

·      Clean water for the whole community