The Numbers
2015 Revenues and Expenses
100% of public donations go directly to fund programs.

A generous benefactor covers all administrative expenses.
We make accountability to you a top priority. Our Tanzanian books are audited independently.

Under The Same Sun is recognized by Intelligent Philanthropy for its commitment to transparency. See our overview here.

UTSS in Numbers
Firsts

1st Annual International Albinism Awareness Day celebrated June 13, 2015.

1st Pan-African Albinism Awareness Conference held in Nov. 2015, with 200+ participants from 38 countries.

5+
5 United Nations and 1 African Union resolutions passed condemning the atrocities against people with albinism and calling for their Human Rights to be upheld.
100+
Graduates from the UTSS Education Program since 2010. 80% have found jobs in their field of study, started a business, or gone on to higher education.
300+
Students with albinism receiving a high-quality education.
3000+
Individuals served annually by the UTSS Tanzania office.
25,000+
People per year attend Albinism Awareness seminars
Millions
Reached annually through national and regional media awareness campaigns.

UTSS Latest News

November 16th, 2017
The Perils of Pale
Read National Geographic Magazine's in-depth coverage on the issues facing people with albinism in Tanzania.
October 30th, 2017
How your giving helps
Find out some of the ways your gifts make a difference.
October 26th, 2017
A quick update from UTSS
Read about three important events that we think will interest you.
October 26th, 2017
UTSS call for Tanzanian government to enact laws to provide strong punishment on attackers
Under the Same Sun country representative Vicky Ntetema said attacks on albinos were persisting due to lenient punishment against perpetrators.
October 26th, 2017
Unknown thugs chop off left hand of 75-year-old man with albinism
Mr. Nassor Mohammed, a 75 year old grandpa was attacked by unidentified thugs on Monday October 2, 2017.
October 26th, 2017
Tanzanian police arrest two for kidnapping child with albinism.
Tanzanian police have arrested a Tanzanian citizen and a Kenyan national for abducting a five-year old child with albinism in northern Tanzania’s district of Mwanga.
October 26th, 2017
Cop batters wife over birth of child with albinism
A police officer in Zimbabwe has been arrested following reports of domestic abuse stemming from the birth of a child with albinism.
October 26th, 2017
Killings of PWA in Malawi continues despite the government's intervention
Several persons with albinism in Malawi have come out to talk about their harrowing experiences with merciless body part hunters who are known to sell albino body parts to witch doctors.
October 26th, 2017
New book details the kidnapping of the Muse brothers
The story of two brothers with albinism that were kidnapped from the cotton fields and sold to a freak show in 1899.
June 13th, 2017
We are people too.
Read the Newsweek editorial written by UTSS Founder & CEO, Peter Ash, on his experience as a person with albinism and the persecution that PWA still face in many parts of the world.