Map of Berega

This is a graphic map of the village with hospital, nursing school, LTC and orphanage highlighted.

Click on each of the buildings to get photos and basic info about projects there.

Map of Berega Orphanage Missionary Houses Lay Training Centre St Mary's Church Kindergarten School of Nursing at Berega (SONAB) Maternity Waiting Home Hospital Staff Accommodation Hospital Complex Airstrip Orphanage Missionary Houses Lay Training Centre St Mary's Church Kindergarten Hospital Staff Accommodation Maternity Waiting Home School of Nursing at Berega (SONAB) Hospital Complex

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Please go to our Projects page for more information on the work that's been done and in progress.

Hills surrounding Berega

Hills surrounding Berega

There are many beautiful views surrounding Berega.

Hills surrounding Berega

 

Berega Village

Berega village shops

There are a number of small family run shops selling a limited selection of basic commodities.

Berega daily market

Locally grown produce on sale daily. The quantity and quality is entirely dependent on rain at the right time.

Orphanage

Berega Orphanage

Shade and safety are found in the grounds of the orphanage.

Berega Orphanage

The orphanage kitchen.

Village Houses

Village Houses

Typical housing in the village. Some of the houses have corrugated iron (known as barti) roofs.

Village Houses

Hand made clay bricks are often used.

Village Houses

Collecting water from the well. There are several around the village but many of them are broken with no funds to repair them.

Lay Training Centre (LTC)

Lay Training Centre

At the Lay Training Centre there is a class room, meeting room and accommodation for students (shown in the 3 pictures)

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church

The Church is the people. Here is a typical Sunday congregation.

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

State run primary education starts at the age of seven in Tanzania. The Kindergarten in Berega gives the opportunity for children under that age to start earlier.

Kindergarten

There are two classrooms, a teachers office and an enclosed playground in the Kindergarten complex.

Kindergarten

Funds for the construction of the Kindergarten where given by Merland Rise Church and a team of young people from the Church came to paint and decorate it in August 2004.

Kindergarten

The Teachers and students.

Kindergarten

The second classroom showing the built in blackboard.

Hospital Staff Accommodation

Hospital Complex

Hospital Complex

The main gate.

Hospital Complex

The family of patients have to provide food for them during their stay. This is the cooking area.

Hospital Complex

Notice outside the Hospital.

Hospital Complex

The central courtyard in the hospital complex.

Hospital Complex

Staff Houses. These old and run down buildings are just outside the hospital and need replacing.

Hospital Complex

The Maternity Ward.

Hospital Complex

Outpatients waiting area.

Maternity Waiting Home

Maternity Waiting Home

Specially built to house mum's to be who have been predicted to have a difficult birth. Often women are lost in childbirth because of the time it takes to get to hospital. Being able to stay at the hospital cuts that delay out and greatly increases the chances of a successful outcome.

School of Nursing at Berega (SONAB)

School of Nursing at Berega

Opened in 2010. The building shown contains a classroom, library and communal area.

School of Nursing at Berega

John Pugh with some of the first cohort of students.

School of Nursing at Berega

Time to relax. A volley ball court has proved very popular.

Airstrip

Airstrip

The Flying Doctor is a vital link which brings specialist medical skills to this remote part of Tanzania.