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” A happy childhood for the children of the world is a promise for a more prosperous future to all, including our own children; it is my strong belief that bringing happiness to children is a sacred duty that each one of us should take very seriously” Georges Hatem, President, Happy Childhood Foundation.

Lausanne Hospitality Consulting has committed to provide support to the Happy Childhood Village(HCV) project through:

  • Support in all hospitality services within the HCV
  • Vocational training in kitchen, bakery/pastry, service/banqueting and administration/housekeeping

Arusha is the third  largest town in Tanzania, with a population of approximately 400,000. Situated at the foot of Mount Meru, it is an important center of activity in Northern Tanzania. On the one hand, it is a developed city that draws thousands of international tourists and businesses to the region each year. On the other hand, it is the site of overcrowded slums and desperation.

The Arusha region is primarily agricultural and most people make a living as subsistence farmers. But it is one of the poorest regions in one of the world’s poorest countries, with very high levels of poverty and tough living conditions. Children are severely affected, and many of them take to the streets to try and make some money.

The Happy Childhood Village in Tanzania will be built near the small town of Kisongo, about 30 minutes by car from the city of Arusha.

For more detailed information about the Happy Childhood Foundation (HCV), you can download the brochure here.

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