Frank John Fund

Following Frank John's sad passing away in March 2022, some former climbers have requested the opportunity to contribute towards helping Frank's surviving wife, Clara, cover the costs for the family.

The following are the costs she has identified and details of whether or not they have already been covered by kind donations from friends. Should you wish to assist in meeting any of the needs not yet covered, do please email us.

Additionally, we have been speaking to Clara about helping her to set up a small local business that will be able to help her work towards regaining her independence. If anyone would like to help with this, do please let us know.

Frank John Fund

Clara (Frank John's wife) Requested List of Needs

Description of need Period / detail Requested (TZS) Approx. USD Pledged? Paid?
Clothes for children Easter 2022 150,000 $64 βœ… βœ…
Outstanding school fees To end March 2022 303,000 $130 βœ… βœ…
Overdue house rent Nov 21 to Apr 22 1,200,000 $516 βœ… βœ…
House rent due now May to July 22 600,000 $258 ❌ ❌
Clara's medical debts April 2022 150,000 $65 βœ… βœ…
Arrears on school fees 29 April 2022 85,000 $37 βœ… βœ…
Electricity credits Apr to Sep 22 90,000 $38 βœ… βœ…
School fees John (11) To Dec 2022 1,043,000 $448 βœ… βœ…
School fees Elipida (7) To Dec 2022 1,043,000 $448 βœ… βœ…
Monthly groceries* April 2022 465,000 $200 βœ… βœ…
Monthly groceries* May 2022 465,000 $200 βœ… βœ…
Monthly groceries* June 2022 465,000 $200 βœ… βœ…
House rent July to Oct 22 600,000 $258 ❌ ❌
Monthly groceries* July 2022 465,000 $200 ❌ ❌
Monthly groceries* August 2022 465,000 $200 ❌ ❌
Monthly groceries* September 2022 465,000 $200 ❌ ❌

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*Details of Monthly Groceries - 6 months' estimate for family of 4

  • Baby Andrew's milk, 1 litre per day = 252,000
    • Cooking gas, 15kg x 3 = 162,000
      • Soap, boxes x 2 = 84,000
        • Rice, 100kg = 250,000
          • Cooking oil, 40 litres = 224,000
            • Petroleum jelly, tubs x 3 = 30,000
              • Body lotion, tubs x 2 = 20,000
                • Charcoal, bags x 3 = 150,000
                  • Baby Andrew's porridge (Cerelac), boxes x 6 = 90,000
                    • Oat meal = 30,000
                      • Margarine x 3 = 30,000
                        • Salt, carton x 1 = 20,000
                          • Spaghetti or pasta, carton x 1 = 30,000
                            • Wheat flower, 25kg x 2 = 70,000
                              • Maize flower, 50kg = 60,000
                                • Sugar, 50kg = 120,000
                                  • Beans, 20kg = 50,000
                                    • Powder soap, buckets x 3 = 45,000
                                      • Cooking ingredients and spices = 300,000
                                        • Meats / vegetables / fish = 540,000

                                          Making a Donation

                                          Should you kindly wish to make a donation towards any of Frank John's family's costs, please make use of the following card payment facility:

                                          Frank John Fund
                                          Tuesday, April 26th 2022

                                          Following Frank John's sad passing away in March 2022, some former climbers have requested the opportunity to contribute towards helping Frank's surviving wife, Clara, cover the costs for the family.

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