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Complete: 4th Year of University Tuition Project for Yasini “Yacn” Biggo (26) of Tanzania. ($686 Raised!-THANK YOU!)

5 October 2016 No Comment

This project is now complete. THANK YOU! Anyone who still wishes to contribute can still donate here. All funds raised beyond our goal will go towards Yacn’s post-grad law education.

Help Yacn pay his tuition for his 4th and LAST year of university. He aims to become a lawyer and advocate for the disadvantaged in Tanzania’s society and has come so far.

Aura’s House raised most of Yacn’s last year of tuition in April of 2015 (See project). However Yacn’s university still needs a few hundred dollars more to clear his bill and tuition is due in mid October. Please help Yacn reach his goal. He’s so close!

Our goal was to raise $645
$686 Raised. THANK YOU!


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Yasini Biggo (26)

Aura’s House is proud to be hosting another special tuition project for Yacn Biggo who plans to use his law education for the betterment of Tanzanian society. Yacn has already successfully completed his sixth semester at The University of Dar Es Salaam for a BACHELOR OF LAW (LL.B) degree.  Aura’s House is attempting to raise funds for Yacn’s final year at The University of Dar Es Salaam.

When Aura’s House Partner, Heather LaBonte, asked Yacn why he wanted to study law, he replied “‘To become a successful lawyer who can help poor Tanzanian woman and children who are a vulnerable group and isolated in our society. Most of the time they are denied their rights, for example the right to own property, inheritance, marital issues, right to work, and their liberty. I choose to study law because it’s easy to help people by knowing law especially vulnerable groups.”

From April 22 until May 12, 2015 The COM408 Media, Art, and Social Activism class at The American University of Rome successfully raised funds for Yasini’s 3rd year of education via our mirror project at Indiegogo.com. Read more about the class project.


COM408: Media, Art, and Social Activism class in the HOUSE.

COM408: Media, Art, and Social Activism class in the HOUSE last Spring in 2015.

Read more about Yacn in an earlier post where AH Partner, Heather, appeals to the community to help before this project was set up.

Project Breakdown:

Tuition, Books, & Fees (*Amount not raised last year) = $645

Total: $645




Yacn was first introduced to Aura’s House Partner, Heather LaBonte of California, USA. Read more about how the two met.

We are so close to finishing off a fundraising project FOUR YEARS in the making. Please help Yacn complete his final year and graduate from university. He’s come so far! Every bit helps, even $1. If we go over our goal, any extra funds raised will go towards his one year program next year he needs to become fully certified as a lawyer in Tanzania.

Thanks in advance for your help!


(Anyone who still wishes to contribute can still donate here. All funds raised beyond our goal will go towards Yacn’s post-grad law education.)

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