Donate to PEN Trust
PEN Trust is the sister non profit to PEN of TZ which is a registered 501c3 company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. All donations are tax deductible. PEN Trust’s work is supported through the generosity of good hearted people around the world.
If you would like to donate, please send to:
PEN of Tanzania
8924 – 40 1/2 Avenue North
Minneapolis MN 55427-1006
Listed below are some of our current needs.
Many secondary school students attend boarding schools. One way you can help, is to create a care package or send money for one. This pack included a heavy duty duffel bag, pillow, sheet set, blanket, towel and wash cloth, soccer ball and toiletries for a girl.
Average cost is $150.00.
The Solar Oven Society provides an alternative to harmful charcoal cooking. PEN Trust has one cooker but would like to develop this program further.
Cost is around $175.00.
Scholarships are needed for students at Ikhanoda Secondary School. We would like to offer scholarships for all four years so that parents and students do not have to worry about school fees and pulling students out to make ends meet. This is a rural secondary school that PEN Trust has assisted with construction.
Estimated cost per student for four years $300.00
Estimated costs $300.00 for four years of schooling
Estimated cost $425.00
Average cost in Dar Es Salaam is $650.00.
Estimated costs $1,000.00
Frequent Flyer Miles or funds for travel expenses to the US. Click here to see our registry at Northwest Airlines.
Estimated cost $3,600.00 for two passengers
Ikhanoda Secondary School has already enrolled and started this school year – but the building is not completed yet. Funds are needed to finish off classrooms. Suggested items to complete are cement floors poured, ceiling board installed, rooms painted, window glass and shutters installed, toilet faciliites installed plus labor expenses.
Estimated costs $5,000 per classroom or any portion
PEN Trust would like to build library/computer labs for each school we have delivered books to over the past four years. The computer labs will be a slow process at first since many of our schools do not have access to electricity yet.
Estimated costs $5,000 per library
PEN Trust is in need of a heavy duty 10 ton tipper style truck. This truck would be used to deliver much needed food and books to distant villages as well as be an income producing project in Dodoma while not in use for distributions.
Used vehicle from Japan – around $25,000.00.