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World Food Day!

Today is World Food Day! The children at Olchoki Primary School were leaving school early because meals were not provided for them. Their test scores were low, and morale even lower. Now that the children at Olchoki fill their bellies at lunch, they stay in school all...

Congratulations Nursing Students!

Tanzania has gained 11 new nurses! Here are this year's graduates from the ALMC School of Nursing. Your support has made this special day possible for them. Thank you to all of our donors for your continued support of the Nursing School!

Brand New School of Nursing Video

Brand New School of Nursing Video

OBA has collaborated with a professional film maker to create a video highlighting the Arusha Lutheran Medical Center School of Nursing. In Tanzania, nurses are in short supply. Including doctors, nurses, midwives, and health aides, there are only 5 providers in...

Enjoy These Photos!

In January of this year, we were able to travel to Tanzania with some of our amazing donors. Along with us, was a professional photographer who documented the schools we visited, and really captured the beauty of the students in our programs. Enjoy the photos and...

Back in the Day

Back in the Day

This photo is from an edition of the Dignity circa 1997! It looked a little different back then. We love to look back on our past and see how things have grown since then. If you would like a copy of the Spring 2020 edition of the Dignity, email...

4 out of 4 Stars on Charity Navigator!

4 out of 4 Stars on Charity Navigator!

OBA is proud to have been recognized as a 4-star organization by Charity Navigator for 8 consecutive years! This status is rewarded for meeting the highest standards of financial health, transparency, and accountability. This puts us in the top 10% of all nonprofit...

Your Letters Have Arrived in Tanzania!

Your Letters Have Arrived in Tanzania!

We want to thank everyone who has sent a letter to our students in Tanzania. Letters are usually hand delivered to your students by OBA staff, but this year we are not able to enter Africa due to travel restrictions. COVID-19 has made it very difficult to send letters...