About us

Orphans Foundation Fund (OFF) was founded in 2002 and is a registered nonprofit, non-government organization (NGO) in the United Republic Tanzania with its headquarters in Arusha Region.

Vision: OFF envisions a society where children and other vulnerable groups have access to quality social services and income opportunities.

Mission : Our mission is to support communities to realise the health, education and economic potentials by creating and engaging in the provision of health care, education, training and skills building and help youth to access income opportunities.

Programme intervention: Since its establishment in 2002 Orphans Foundation Fund has worked and continues to work with key individual donors from Tanzania, USA and Europe.  With generous support from individuals and organizations, OFF has undertaken several community projects. Our past projects range from supporting vulnerable individuals, families and groups. We provided support to children, communities and families affected by HIV/AIDS in terms of food, clothing, building water infrastructures, children care homes and building income capacities.

From 2012 OFF reviewed its programme intervention and now focusing more on sustainable and skills building programme.

  1. We provide ICT education and vocational training to post school vulnerable youths.
  2. We build water infrastructures with a component of income generation.
  3. We support formal education to orphans and most vulnerable children.
  4. We provide free health clinics to the vulnerable communities in Maasai villages.

With a strong management backed by a diverse local board, OFF works and is supported by an International Advisory Board. Members of the International Advisory Board include:

  1. Anna-Katharina Krista
  2. Alfonso Berrocal (Spain):  Financial Planning Advisor (Barclays Bank, London)
  3. Daniela Blyth (Austria): Microfinance Projects
  4. Saskia Blyth (United Kingdom): David Collins Studio, (London)
  5. Dr James K. Lace (USA): Pediatrician (Child Health, Oregon)
  6. Esther Mesman (Netherlands): Neuropsychologist (Amsterdam)
  7. Catherine Mulvale (Canada): Strategies for Life and Global Friend Foundation
  8. Monica Perez Cuevas (Spain): Budget and Finance (Caixa Capital Risc, Barcelona)
  9. Sophia Meingast (Austria): Vienna Law Faculty (Austria)
  10. Christina Wein (Germany/Sweden): Economist (Credit Suisse, Zurich
  11. 11.Max Wein (Germany): Business

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