President of Tanzania, Mwalima Julius Nyerere today launched a "Mile of Money" fund-raising for a village to be built for Tanzanias orphaned and abandoned children.
sign Mile of Money has reached this point; Child poster - "I need your help"; general shots of School band; Indonesia Charge De'Affairs arrives; President Nyerere arrives and met by Mr Brayson; Brayson introduces President to Mr Hilt and Mr Snelling; President places his GBP5 note on the white line - thus starting the mile of money; President with officials walks down the main road cheered by students; President and Mr Brayson placing money again, on the other side of the road; President and Brayson.
many shots of school children and other people placing money on the line; shots of three english girls riding horses; many shots of horses and CU shots of Children on horses; Band followed by horses.
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Background: President of Tanzania, Mwalima Julius Nyerere today launched a "Mile of Money" fund-raising for a village to be built for Tanzanias orphaned and abandoned children.
President Nyerere started Mile of Money by placing his GBP5 note on the white line painted along the DaresSalaam's main street - Independence Avenue - on both side, making it a mile long. After the President placed the money, hundreds of school children and shop-keepers followed him and started placing coins and notes on the line.
President Nyerere placed the money twice - each time a GBP5 note.
On arrival at the Mile of Money ceremony President Nyerere was met by Mr Derek Brayson, Tanzania Minister for Health (the only whiteman in Tanzania cabinet) and was then introduced to Mr B. Hilt Chairman of DaresSalaam Round Table and Mr R. H. Snelling President of DaresSalaam Rotary Club. Mr Hilt and Mr Snelling are actively connected with raising fund for Children Village.
Thousands of School-children and shop-keepers lined the main street, also included were there horses who collected money by giving ride to school children down the main street. The horses were provided by the DaresSalaam Sunny Horse Ranch.