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

May 04th, 2018
The Times
The president of Malawi has called for a debate on introducing the death penalty for “albino hunters” after the most recent case of a victim being killed for his body parts.
February 20th, 2018
Ikponwosa Ero named one of the 100 most influential Africans of 2017.
Ikponwosa Ero, UTSS staff member and UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights by Persons with Albinism, has been named one of the 100 most influential Africans of 2017.
February 20th, 2018
Tanzanian children with albinism receive prosthetic limbs and a new lease on life.
ABC News reports on the journey of four children with albinism from Tanzania who recently travelled to the US to receive life changing prosthetic limbs.
November 28th, 2017
Zuwena's Children Face Unspeakable Danger
Learn how Understanding Albinism Seminars helped Zuwena's family.
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.