The home
of hope and
inspiration

The home of hope and inspiration

Keynote speech of founder and CEO Jackie Bomboma at the 2019 Segal Family Foundation Annual Meeting

Founder's message

Imagine a girl, pregnant at the age of 15, denied by the man responsible, kicked out by her family, living on the street without family, social or government support. Having no parenting skills or even idea of motherhood. Having no education or skills to be employed, every where the night finds her, she call it a night. Giving birth alone in the middle of the forest without any medical support – and afterwards, living as a street teenage mother with her child. She then works as a maid in many homes. Sexually abused many times, denied food, beaten, discriminated and denied many opportunities. That was my life 17 years ago have just been denied by the man responsible just like the other men do who impregnate teenage mothers.

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Our vision

To provide an opportunity for vulnerable young mothers and their children to address their health, social, education, legal and financial needs.

Our mission

To become a home of hope, inspiration and solutions to vulnerable girls, teen mothers and their children within mainland Tanzania.