OLDONYOSAMBU WARD is located to the west side of Arusha Municipal, the WARD is on the foot slope of mountain MERU, where there is full of dust during the dry seasons. here amount of annually rainfall is minimum compare to the other places due to its natural located to the leeward side of the mountain.
Small bushes, trees, big and small valleys are likely to be seen when you are at oldonyosambu ward, here in oldonyosambu ward there is three villages which are; 1.Losinoni, 2. oldonyowass. 3. lemongo
Two dominant tribes which can be found to our land are the MERU's AND MAASAI's, which their main activities are Agropastrols; which is agriculture and livestock keeping, in agriculture we are doing maize and beans horticulture which we are doing mbogamboga's (vegetables); in livestock keeping we are doing cows, goats, sheep, donkeys, dogs, cats and poultry.
The source of energy to the community people who are living to oldonyosambu ward are, firewoods, charcoal and cow dungs. which sometimes cause the hazardous on environmental degradations, where cuts of trees, small bushes sometimes are likely happen which lead to soil erosion.
In other side OIKOS through the BESTRAY project is helping us, the community to improve and gain the environment management through provide the renewable energy which helping in reducing the environmental degradation.
Villagers they had an opportunity in studying the COMPUTERS and get more information through all the world by using the INTERNET and looking to other sites and learn what other people are living in different side of the world. so we get an opportunity of learning how to use the computers, cause we had now a source of the energy through solar panels which enabling us to generate electricity.
THIS IS HOW WE ARE IN OLDONYOSAMBU WARD.
WELLCOME TO OLDONYOSAMBU WARD