Gallery Glimpses of life in Farkwa and Gwandi ; All these students were sponsored by Fostering futures. Lunch time made possible by the lunch program. Farkwa Main road Returning from a soccer match at a neighboring village. Threshing the Sorghum brings the community together. Taking the goats out to feed. Students taking the long walk to collect water. Collecting water when the pump fails. Traditional welcome at a neighboring village Barbaig family; The beautiful beaded skirt is made for the bride. Erasto and 5 other of our Alumni with F4 graduates 2015 at Farkwa Learning to count A boy making his own fun Milking time Shepherding is a full time job as there are no fences. Stock are locked up at night to protect them from hyenas and leopards. Dinner: ugali and vegetables a healthy feast. End of Primary, less than half will have passed the entrance exams for secondary All Secondary classes are taught in English which is the third language children learn. Walls for bathrooms are made from harvested maize crops. Sandawe people are traditionally hunter/gatherers. A cool morning in Farkwa. Farkwa Primary School, parading on graduation day! The local greengrocer in Farkwa. Goatherders or will they have a different future? Goats are so precious, they are kept safe at night. Red Sorghum used for making the local brew. Gwandi Market day is held only once a month, everyone comes. Gwandi seamstress at the market. Gwandi secondary students. Gwandi is semi-arid. Gwandi shop. Farkwa. Making toys. Lunch Program Food, we buy beans and maize in bulk. 200 students eat a lot. Main St Farkwa, that rock means you’re home. Maize the staple food. Cooking Ugali on the fire Maize, ground to make Ugali. Despite the hardships, Sandawe people know how to enjoy life! Traditional house of with sticks and mud for a roof, dirt floor Drought! the crops failed 3 times 2017 Off to school. Severin Makacha, sponsored by Fostering Futures and now a primary teacher himself met the Coordinator Joy Windle on her visit in 2017. Kids playing with slingshots. Kids build their own toys. Carrying Water – No taps in these homes. There are two ways you can help Fostering Futures: Donate Sponsor Subscribe To Our NewsletterJoin our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from Fostering Futures Subscribe You have Successfully Subscribed!