Since 2004, Village Life Outreach Project has united communities across cultures to build strategic partnerships that work to improve the quality of life, health, and education.
Spend an evening with us overlooking the beautiful African Savanna at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden where you will experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of African culture. Help us celebrate resiliency and Village Life’s accomplishments over the past year with dinner by the bite, live entertainment and musical performances, silent auction and more!
Don’t miss the opportunity to allow us to transport you to the enchanting country of Tanzania and make it a memorable Night on the Serengeti!
Let us transport you to the enchanting country of Tanzania, where you will experience the sights and sounds of African culture. Help us celebrate Village Life with virtual events, online silent auction and more!
6:00 PM • Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM • Dinner by the bite
Attire: Zoo Chic or Elegant African Attire
Guests will enjoy dinner by the bite and a full bar. Please let us know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions ahead of time.
Since 2004, Village Life Outreach Project has united communities across cultures to build strategic partnerships that work to improve the quality of life, education, and health. Our collaborations with communities throughout Cincinnati and the Shirati Region of Tanzania, East Africa have created sustainable solutions to the pressing needs of Tanzanians and unique, invaluable learning opportunities to hundreds of Cincinnatians each year.
First October Brigade travels to Tanzania.
Initiation of Nutrition Project that feeds 1,200 Tanzanian schoolchildren daily and teaches Cincinnati students about nutrition.
Roche Health Center
Roche Health Center opens, providing the first-ever access to permanent health care for over 20,000 residents.
Construction of Primary School
In partnership with Engineers Without Borders—UC Chapter, Kingigoro Primary School opens in Burere Village.
Initiation of Mama Maisha
Our safe motherhood intervention program.
Phase 2 of Well Project Complete
In partnership with Engineers Without Borders—UC Chapter, we completed phase 2 of the well project in Nyambogo.
Expansion of Nutrition Project
The Uji Nutrition Project has expanded to all primary schools in Roche, Nyambogo, and Burere- feeding over 2,500 Tanzanian school children each school day.
Second Phase of Staff Housing Complete & Hiring Clinical Officer at Roche Health Center
Clinical Officer Erik is able to provide life saving medical care to villagers on a daily basis.
Partnership with University of Cincinnati 1819 Innovation Hub
Village Life joins industry giants such as Cincinnati Bell and P&G in this innovative space, bringing a global perspective to the Uptown Innovation Corridor.
Completion of Clean Water Infrastructure
In partnership with the University of Cincinnati chapter of Engineers Without Borders, clean water systems are now in place in all three Village Life partner villages.
Maternal & Child Health Initiatives in Tanzania
A gift of $1 million from the Anna and Harold Huffman Foundation will support Village Life maternal and child health initiatives in Tanzania
UC Health Investment Renewal
UC Health renews their initial investment in Village Life with another $500,000.