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The transition to secondary school is difficult for any child, but particularly in Tanzania, when they suddenly are supposed to start learning in English. From having a few teachers speaking Swahili to many new subjects in a new language this is a big challenge. Many students struggle to understand their teachers and start to drop behind and lose interest. Therefore we were delighted to receive a grant from the Eddie Byers Fund.
This year the Britain Tanzania Society/Tanzania Development Trust would like to participate in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge, a matching funding campaign which runs from 3-10 December, in order to raise money for clean water projects in Tanzania.
In order to do this, we need your pledge before 25th August! Click on Big Give Christmas Challenge above to find a pledge form.
You can now choose to read this website in Swahili. Click on the Tanzanian flag on the top menu. To change back to English click on the UK flag. The website uses Google translator so there may be some mistakes! Sasa unaweza kuchagua kusoma tovuti hii katika Kiswahili. Bonyeza bendera ya Tanzania juu ya orodha ya juu. Ili kubadilisha nyuma ya Kiingereza bonyeza Uingereza bendera. Tovuti anatumia Google translator hivyo kunaweza kuwa na baadhi ya makosa!
The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Britain-Tanzania Society will be held on Saturday, 5th October at 2.00pm at St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane, Eastcheap, London, EC3R 8EE.
You are warmly invited to Tanzanian diaspora and friends of Tanzania Summer Event with Tanzanian Fashions, Tanzanian Music and Tanzanian Food Saturday, 27th July from 1pm to 4pm at St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane, Eastcheap, London, EC3R 8EE
TDT has opened new donation pages with Virgin Money Giving, enabling easy, low-cost donations to TDT’s general funds, to support TDT campaigns for girls’ hostels and water, or to contribute to the fight against FGM
Tanzania Development Trust would like to thank Ruth Harvey and Dan Wells for fundraising for TDT through their Kilimanjaro climb. Friends, family and colleagues donated an amazing £2,041.
Congratulations to TDT local reps Rhobi Samwelly and Benedicto Hosea, who this week both received significant awards recognising their work.
Congratulations to BTS members Hilary and Peter Bacon, back in Tanzania to extend their continuing personal commitment to supporting provision of computers within schools.