ALBINISM FACTS

Albinism is a congenital (existing at or before birth) disorder caused by reduced or the complete absence of melanin: the pigment responsible for giving color to our skin, eyes, and hair. Albinism is sometimes known as hypopigmentation. People with albinism can live long, healthy lives just as anyone else. The biggest danger comes from skin cancer which develops more easily from unprotected sun exposure.

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SCHOOL KIITS

There is a huge gap in equality between children with albinism and other children in classroom due to lack of sufficient sensitization, awareness needed to guide teachers and education institutions about the

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BUHANGIJA DORM

We began our maiden project of finalising the construction of a dormitory which the founder Ms. Brigitte Alfred has began in Buhangija Primary School in Shinyanga.. Buhangija had a congestion problem in its boarding facilities

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Brigitte Alfred Foundation is a registered non-profit organization in Tanzania, established in 2014 by Brigitte Alfred, Miss World Tanzania 2012 and Tanzania Albinism Society Ambassador. We are involved in various programs and interventions mainly to improve the welfare, highlight the plight, advocate for the rights and social integration and of people with albinism.

OUR PROJECTS

BUHANGIJA DORMITORY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

We began our maiden project of finalising the construction of a dormitory

  • Progress 87%

SOLAR LIGHTS PROJECT AT BUHANGIJA CENTRE

In support of UN Sustainable Development goals, BAF in partnership with CSI Electical Ltd

  • Progress 59%

BUHANGIJA SPORTS DAY WITH BRIGITTE ALFRED FOUNDATION

Our commitment to enhancing welfare at Buhangija also includes introduction

  • Progress 100%

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Brigitte Alfred Foundation

Brigitte Alfred Foundation is a registered non-profit organization in Tanzania, established in 2014 by Brigitte Alfred, Miss World Tanzania 2012 and Tanzania Albinism Society Ambassador. 

 We are involved in various programs and interventions mainly to improve the welfare, highlight the plight, advocate for the rights and social integration and of people with albinism.