MamboSteunPunt, Usambara Mountains Tanzania
Mambo is a
small village with about
5000 inhabitants and in average, they have an income of
a dollar a
day. Development is still essential at all levels and in almost every aspect.
There is no water supply, no electricity and a shortage of firewood.
MamboSteunPunt contributes to the development of
is functioning as a link between individual
initiatives from "donors" from the rich part of the world and the inhabitants of
precondition for our support for these initiatives is that they should not so
much be based on the principle of giving aid but rather on the intention of
cooperation in equality. MamboSteunPunt
will assist with framing project plans, drafting proposals and the
implementation and continuity of the projects. In the implementation phase,
western partners can combine their work with a comfortable stay in the Lodge.
The expenses for overhead are reduced to a minimum and partners have direct
insight on the way the money is spent, and the final
outcome. Very many
relatively minor things can imply a tremendous improvement for inhabitants of
the Usambara Mountains.
Small scale initiatives from individual people can effectively be guided and
supported this way. And additionally, a holiday in the Usambara Mountains
is a guaranty for an unforgettable natural and cultural experience.
picture: Market in Mambo
The goal of MamboSteunPunt
is the development of the environment from Mambo.
is situated in a poor area with
an average income below one
dollar a day.
We don't want to give aid but we want to
cooperate on a equal base, change idea's and stimulate setting up business.
Aid makes people dependant, knowledge
skills and tools gives them a sustainable future.
If you like to join you can become a friend of Mambo.
For friends of Mambo we can offer a
nice stay, we can connect you with people who can benefit of your knowledge
or with whom you can cooperate. When you leave we can keep an eye on the
For the stay we have special rates for stay and food and
is has to be for at least 14 days and max 6 weeks on a row.
a list with projects which are in progress or which are issued.
Click here to see the realized
become a friend of Mambo or you have a own idea you can
send us an email.
picture: The cliff at 1900 meter altitude where MamboViewPoint is
is the supporting
for projects in and around Mambo.
MamboViewPoint is the eco Lodge and
also the base of MamboSteunPunt in Tanzania. De lodge takes care for a
stable basis and the possible profits of the lodge are spent on the
development of the environment. Also the presence of the lodge is an
economical stimulus already.
Mambo is except a village in Swahili a positive
greeting to be answered with Poa! (very well!)
ViewPoint is for the vision of MamboSteunPunt en
MamboViewPoint but also for the breathtaking view of the lodge.