Morro’s life-changing experience in Tanzania

2 September 2022

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Earlier this year, we partnered with Water for Africa for the first-ever Watering Day.

Thanks to the generous donations from our 98five family, we were able to provide clean and safe drinking water for over 40 000 people! Morro was so moved by the success of Watering Day that he and his family moved to Tanzania for 3 months. It was a life-changing experience for Morro and his family. His 15-year-old daughter was going to study psychology but after seeing two Cesarean and natural births she has her heart set on becoming a midwife. “She is not freaked out by the blood and gore. She just absolutely loved it. My son is at Uni but it’s certainly given him a new perspective.”

They were able to see the wells be installed and make such a huge impact. “Saw the incredible work in the region. Mind-blowing sitting here and not being able to fathom that there are people there carrying water in buckets.” He also had the opportunity to write and record an album in Swahili. “I took my guitar and got the chance to sing at a number of churches. Quickly learned that the English stuff was going over well. So I learnt a bunch of their songs in Swahili then wrote and recorded my own Swahili gospel songs.”

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