Congratulations to BTS members Hilary and Peter Bacon, back in Tanzania to extend their continuing personal commitment to supporting provision of computers within schools.
We encourage all our members and friends to watch, and spread the word on Defying the Cutting Season, part of BBC4’s Storyville series. It will air at 10.30pm on Tuesday, 26th February.
Following BT’s decision close MyDonate, TDT is researching alternatives. Meanwhile, please don’t be deterred – donations can still be made on MyDonate until 30th June, and TDT is also a member of JustGiving.
Addressing the APPG in the Houses of Parliament, the Geology for Global Development Annual Conference and our own AGM, Benedicto has made quite an impression on his visit to the UK!
Rhobi Samwelly has been spreading the word globally of her fight against FGM. Most recently she was honoured in the Senate of Canada. But with a constant stream of girls needing saving and caring for, the need for funding is constant.
Here’s how you can help.
Star of the show at the BTS AGM will be Benedicto Hosea, TDT’s local rep for Kigoma. He will talk about his work on Youth employment and poverty reduction. Jonathan Pace, Chairman, and Robert Gibson, Treasurer, will give brief presentations on TDT’s year
Details of screenings of In The Name of Your Daughter on 9, 10 and 11 October at Westminster, Mirfield and Nottingham. This film will touch your heart!
Tunamkumbuka, one of four ‘Ikimba Project Schools’ supported by TDT, was one of the most improved schools nationally last year. TDT was pleased to fund new desks and chairs to relieve pressure of numbers resulting from this success.
What can you do for just £250? Steve and Sue Scorer, VSO volunteers in Lindi, applied for a grant from the ‘TDT VSO Small Grants Scheme’ and achieved a fabulous outcome.
Details of the Book of Condolences open 25th and 26th September at The Tanzanian High Commission in London following the sinking of the MV Nyerere on Lake Victoria.