Memories of visiting my Sponsor Child


It’s been a good 3 years now since my sponsorship of my darling Lazaro in Tanzania, Africa ended but I still think of him so regularly. He changed my life, and I’m so thankful to have had the opportunity to have met him.

 

pulling my hair back for me

 

Going to Tanzania to visit my sponsor child was my primary reason for going to East Africa. Who knew that I would be so mesmerised and completely changed after the visit. Nairobi and Northern Tanzania, Arusha, were like no-where I had ever been before. There is so much room for growth and development- but the people also seem happy and thankful for what they have.

profile lazaro

I’ve since been back to Africa and fulfilled my second dream of climbing Mt Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer’s Australia NSW to honour my grandpa. I first saw the incredible mountain on this trip.

kili

To have a mother look you in the eyes and, without words, say thank you, is something I truly can never forget.

sponsor child and sponsor mumma

 

My father went on to sponsor his little brother, pictured here, after being so moved by my visit to their village.

em and daddy sponsor child

 

Thank you http://www.worldvision.com.au and The Tanzania office. An amazing experience!

so happy to be there with the family

About Lovelly

I'm a true traveller. Even when I'm home, I'm travelling at heart. I'm constantly looking at blog sites on travel and checking out the travel deals and you can be assured that I've got the travel and lifestyle channel on in the background. I'm fun, friendly and adventurous. I'm extremely passionate and driven and once I decide I'm doing something, there is no stopping me! I want to incorporate my passion for travel, exploring and excitement into my everyday life. So blogging it is! View all posts by Lovelly

4 responses to “Memories of visiting my Sponsor Child

  • Ishan

    Thanks for sharing, almost brought tears to my eyes. Your family must be proud! Thanks for inspiring me to do something for the less fortunate as well.
    Cheers,

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    • Lovelly

      Thank you for your beautiful words Ishan.

      It was the most incredible day of my life and I felt truly thankful for my experience and to live the life I live.

      I’m so happy I can inspire you and I hope you too can feel the joy from giving to another.

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