Irente School for the Blind, Lushoto District, Tanga Region

High up in the Usambara mountains lies the Irente farm lodge. Thanks to the initiative of these people, blind and disabled children from this region can go to school.

The school of the blind in Irente belongs to the north eastern diocese of the evangelical Lutheran church of Tanzania (ned elct) and is financed by profits generated by the Irente farm lodge.

Students with visual impairments are trained at the school according to their specific needs and prepared for a life in society.

Important data:

Technology: SoWaDis

Performance: for 250 people

Input: Spring

Output: drinking water

Year: 2012

Sponsor: ZH2O

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