In October 2014 a group of filmmakers travelled to Tanzania for filming a public campaign about ground-breaking scientists all around the world. While shooting in a malaria research centre in Ifakara the team received tremendous amount of help by a very hard working young man local to the town, called Isaac Valema. He had an incredibly open-minded and enthusiastic personality, soaking up the new knowledge and acquiring skills quickly while trying to help wherever possible.
It is Isaac's goal to become a professional filmmaker and travel the world. Through a crowdfunding campaign last year (https://gogetfunding.com/isaac-wants-to-study/) we supported his endeavour to study at one of Tanzania's few film schools. The school is TaSUBa in Bagamoyo (www.tasuba.ac.tz) and Isaac has successfully passed his first year.
We yet again would like to support Isaac with donating towards the tuition fees for his second year on the course. The costs for tuition and accommodation on campus come to 1,585,000 TZS which equals around 595€ or £540 (at current exchange rates). The additional amount is required for paying the fee for the crowdfunding site (4% + 2.9% on donations made via credit/debit cards) as well as a secure way of transferring the money to Tanzania directly into the account of TaSUBa college.
We aimed to bind further support to Isaac in consecutive years to him achieving good results. The results of his first semester showed that he passed as the best in class. We will continue to offer him the financial help as long as he is succeeding in his course which I have no doubt he will.
It would be fantastic if you decide to donate some money to this cause but also feel free to share this little crowdfund campaign with other people. Thanks for your generosity!