Local high school club changing lives in Africa

"WILMINGTON -- Every Wednesday after school, students from Hoggard High School’s BETA club volunteer at the Full Belly Project to build irrigation devices for farmers in Africa.

Swahili Coast, a local business in the Cotton Exchange, will host a fundraiser to cover the cost of shipping so that these life-changing machines can get to those that need them most, and these teenagers’ dreams of improving their world can come true."

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“We take a country or a population that is stable and help them reach the next level,” Coulter says. “We can help them develop to where they are food secure, they don’t have to worry about where their next meal is coming from, and they have enough money to send their kids to school. Just increasing a person’s income in a developing country by $10 makes a huge difference.”

"Full Belly Improves Hygiene, Sanitation and Water in Tanzania"

The Full Belly Project has not only aided in addressing some of the most pressing health needs in Tanzania, it has given local civilians the knowledge and training required to recreate the hand washing stations. The life-saving ability of the Full Belly Project’s hand washing station showed its full potential with the recent widespread outbreaks of Cholera, a water and hygiene-related bacteria.