Local Organization Assists Tanzanian Villagers

Tanzanian villager using clean water filter to prevent disease.

Into Africa will be presented from 6-7:30 pm Thursday, March 9, at the Global Village Museum of Arts
and Cultures by Georgia Evans, President and Founder of the Village Care Project. The mission of
VCP, a nonprofit based in Loveland, is to help indigenous African villagers, especially those in

“Village Care Project educates and assists remote African villagers on how to obtain clean, safe drinking
water,” said Evans, who returned from her most recent trip this past January. “We distribute treated
mosquito bed nets to help prevent malaria, a very deadly problem in the region. We also deliver tarps to
waterproof the thatch and mud homes during the rainy monsoon seasons. Finally, we distribute solar
LED lanterns to light up huts when the sun goes down.”

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Admission to the program is $5 per person, and light refreshments will be served. Advance reservations
are recommended at globalvillagemuseum.org.

The Global Village Museum is located at 200 West Mountain Avenue, and Museum hours are 11 am to
5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Regular admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, $1 for
ages 4-15, and free for children three and under. Adult tours receive discounted admission of $3/person.
For more information, visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.