Interested in Tanzania? Attend our online AGM to find out what the Britain-Tanzania Society does.
Christmas Cards and Notelets are available to order. Card sales last year helped to fund Covid-19 resources, solar power for schools and clinics, women’s income generating projects, rope pumps, low cost bore holes and support for Hope for Girls and Women, Tanzania. Let’s help even more people’s lives in 2021.
The Annual Review for 2019-2020 is now available, summarising the work funded across 31 core projects and Covid-19 emergency projects supported by TDT.
This joint development project between TDT/EU Can Aid, Marumba village and African Palms, near the Mozambique border in Mtwara region, has already so far delivered 2 new classrooms with solar panels, a borehole, dispensary support with solar power and fridge, tree planting and bee keeping projects.
Thanks to the generosity of BTS members and other friends of Tanzania we have so far sent over £12,000 to 27 different hospitals and health centres across Tanzania, to enable them to buy locally made reusable masks, gowns and aprons for their front line health workers.
We have launched a new emergency appeal for urgent medical equipment needed by hospitals in Tanzania to deal with the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Please read the article ‘Fund urgent COVID medical equipment: Why we need your help’.
Please note the statement from the TDT Chair about current project funding and new funding applications during the current Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis. If you want to apply for emergency COVID medical funding, please go to the Apply for Funds page.
We have updated our Funding Guidelines for anyone who wants to apply for funds, or to read how we assess projects for possible funding. Details are available in How We Spend Funds page.
The transition to secondary school is difficult for any child, but particularly in Tanzania, when they suddenly need to start learning in English. This year, we are supporting schemes in 8 schools who have been teaching over 700 students for 3 hours a day, 5 days a week since the end of September, thanks to a grant from the Eddie Byers Fund matched by an anonymous donor.
TDT funds a number of school projects throughout Tanzania, including Ikimba Schools in Kagera Region. Recent projects include resources for a science laboratory at Izimbya School and building a new girls’ hostel at Tunamkumbuka Secondary School. We also support the transition to English-speaking secondary schooling through a project jointly funded with the Eddie Byers Fund and donations from Ruth and Ralph Isaacs.