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

April 12th, 2017
Tanzanian children with albinism seek care in US
Four Tanzanian children with albinism, who lost limbs in brutal superstition-driven attacks, arrived in the United States on Saturday for medical treatment and respite from a homeland where they are persecuted and feared.
April 12th, 2017
Global News
Four Tanzanian children with albinism who lost limbs in brutal superstition-driven attacks arrived in the United States on Saturday for medical treatment and respite from a homeland where they are persecuted and feared.
April 12th, 2017
Malawi police arrest 2 men found with the bones of a person with albinism
Police followed and arrested 2 men caught selling human bones near Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe.
April 12th, 2017
Malawi attack survivor: 'I am too scared to sleep'
Femia Tchulani survived an attempted kidnapping in Malawi by people wanting to kill her for her body parts.
April 12th, 2017
Witch doctors in Malawi are hiring ‘hit men’
In Malawi, where the condition is more common than almost anywhere in the world, witch doctors hire ‘hit men’ from among the impoverished rural communities to murder then mutilate persons with albinism so they can use their organs for ‘medicines’ that are sold at huge prices.
April 12th, 2017
Persons with albinism in Zambia call for end to brutality
At least ten PWA are murdered in ritual killings every year in Zambia.
March 06th, 2017
Nyasa Times
Malawi Police have intensified their hunt for attackers who severely wounded two persons with albinism Friday.
March 03rd, 2017
Africa Times
An independent United Nations expert called Friday for stronger oversight of traditional medicine in African countries in order to limit the threat to people living with albinism.
January 27th, 2017
Nyasa Times
Malawi Police have arrested four people for allegedly transacting in tissues extracted from a previously murdered person with albinism.
January 23rd, 2017
South Coast Herald
"Albinism won't stop me" Thubelihle Mpisi a successful young South African lawyer living with albinism.