Our Work

AICT Centre for Tailoring and Youth Development, Tabora

The project aims to set up a youth tailoring centre.

ANCO SECOND STREET CHILDREN SUPPORT

Support for street children sleeping rough

BANGWE PRISON BLANKETS

200 blankets to Kigoma Bangwe Prison

Bangwe Prison Kigoma

The distribution of blankets and shaving equipment to Bangwe Prison in Kigoma.

BASKETBALL COURT

Sports facilities

Beekeeper in Chamwino

Beekeeping in Chamwino

Demonstration Bee Farm at Chamwino, Dodoma District.

Blema Initiative: Sewing and Embroidery

Providing a number of sewing, embroidery and knitting machines for a sewing and embroidery project run by Blema.

BOOK BOXES IN LINDI

Street Library grant

Bore Holes and Rope Pumps in Kigoma and Simiyu

Hand drilling and simple rope hand pumps

Buturi Makongoro Primary School

Buturi Makongoro schools

Buturi village has suffered the twin disasters of HIV/AIDS and drought, and so this project aims to provide clean water for schoolchildren and surrounding communities.

Buyaga Garden Project, Muleba

Women’s group vegetable garden project

Chawawawata Groundnut Processing Machines

This group want to purchase ‘blundering’ machines developed by VETA Tabora that are able to grind groundnuts and cashews to make paste that is used in cooking etc. This will enable families who have a disabled member to increase their income to cover the extra costs incurred by disability.

CRUSHING AND DEHUSKING MACHINE

Installation of agricultural machinery

Dam and Pipework Repairs

A grant was given to repair a broken dam, providing 51,000 villagers with clean water

Ebeneza Vocational Training Centre

The Ebeneza centre provides vocational training to address unemployment and low-skills among young women and men.

Health and Education Support for Nkonkwa Village

Solar power and a new water supply for health and education facilities in Nkonkwa Village, by Lake Tanganyika.

Ikimba Secondary Schools

Working with four secondary schools in the Ikimba region to improve the education of about 1,275 pupils.

female student at ikondo secondary school

Ikondo Secondary School

Ikondo is a remote rural school. TDT has made three separate grants to this school for lab equipment and textbooks, connecting the school to a electricity supply and building a girls’ hostel.

Kagera – NGO Management Support

Supporting local NGOs with office equipment

KAGERA WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT FACILITY

Rural women education and empowerment

Kanyimbi Village Youth Garden Project

A grant to enable a youth gardening group to increase vegetable production as a means of increasing the incomes of around 30 young people.

KASODEFO Computer Training for Youth in Maswa

To enable much needed IT training to youth in Maswa.

KASULU STREET CHILDREN

Continuing support to ANCO Children’s Project

Kasulu Youth Development

Kasulu Youth Development Project (KAYD) to empower disadvantaged young people through skills-training, so they can set up their own small businesses and earn an income

KICORA SCHOOL MATERIALS

Installation of solar power at Muyovosi school

Kigoma: Street Children Support

TDT has supported ANCO for three years for its programme of finding homes for boys who are sleeping rough in Kasulu town.

Kihenya Secondary School Solar Power

Installation of solar powered lighting.

Kikuwe Dispensary Staff House elevations

Kikukwe Dispensary Staff House

Kikukwe Dispensary has an urgent need for staff housing, which will help ensure that this invaluable dispensary can continue to serve its community.

Kilimatinde Girls’ Hostel

Refurbishing Kilimatinde School Girls’ Hostel by installing bunk beds, electricity and a security grill.

KISHANDA PIT LATRINES

KAWESO Women’s Group

Lubalisi Health Dispensary

TDT has helped bring healthcare to this area by funding solar power for the dispensary and the doctor’s house. As a result, the local authority confirmed they will post a doctor to the house to serve the community.

MAHEMBE VEGETABLE CULTIVATION

Market garden for income generation

Mahembe Women’s Group Seed Pressing Project

Supporting a women’s group near Kigoma by providing new seed presses.

Makuru School Rain Water Harvesting

The aim of this project is to provide a large water tank, storing water from the roofs of the classrooms. This is for a school which currently can only get water from a pond and holes 3k from the school.

Manyoni District Hospital maternity care

Supply of medical equipment

Girls dormitory, Manyoni hostel

Manyoni Secondary School, Girls’ Hostel

The hostel will give the girls extra security and improve the quality of their education and the likelihood of them passing Form 4 exams.

MANYONI SEWING AND EMBROIDERY

Clothes-making micro enterprise

MARUMBA PRIMARY SCHOOL CLASSROOMS PHASE 2 WITH TOILETS

Primary school classrooms, jointly funded by Eucanaid

Marumba Primary School Solar Power & Environmental Conservation

Lighting from solar power and planting of fruit trees

Marumba Village Development

TDT and Eucanaid, a charity set up by civil servants who work for the European Commission, are jointly funding nine projects to vastly improve the lives and future prospects of 2,000 people in this area.

Masekelo Secondary School Water

Provision of a water supply to Masekelo Secondary School, Shinyanga, from a nearby urban pipeline.

MASWA RAINWATER HARVESTING

NGO Mauwaki, Maswa District Dispensaries

Matongo Dispensary

Village clinic building

MATONGO DISPENSARY AND STAFF HOUSE

Matongo village dispensary

Mirui Vocational Training Centre

Training courses in carpentry, masonry, electrics and sewing

Misechela Village Water Pipeline

Misechela Village had no reliable supply of clean and safe water. Grant from African Palms Association to pay for up to 7km of pipeline and standpoints for water, with local villagers digging the necessary trenches for the pipes.

Miungu Village Water Extension to Chipinpimbi

Extension of the Miungu pipeline, reported in 2015, to the nearby hamlet of Chipinpimbi.

MKURANGA DAIRY CATTLE

Agricultural development project

Mnyambe Dispensary

To complete a new Out Patients’ Department at Mnyambe Dispensaray

MTWARA / VTE RECYCLING BIN PROJECT

Vocational Training Centre recycling project

Mugumu Safe House for Girls

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is illegal in Tanzania, but it is practised in remote areas far from the police. The Mugumu Safe House and Vocational Training Centre was built with funds raised by generous TDT supporters in 2014. It offers a safe haven for girls fleeing FGM.

Mugumu Secondary School Laboratory Equipment

To install two solar panels at this secondary school.

MUHALALA DAIRY COWS

Cattle shed and dairy cattle

Musufini Women & Youth Economic Empowerment

Micro credit scheme in Counselling Centre

Muyowirude Women’s Sewing and Embroidery

To provide sewing and knitting machines to teach local women and girls skills in sewing, knitting and crochet.

NGASAMO GIRLS HOSTEL ELECTRICITY INSTALLATION AND FENCING

Ngasamo Secondary School electricity and refurbishment

Ngasamo Secondary School Girls’ Dormitory

The completion of a girls hostel to benefit girls presently staying in villagers homes which is interfering with their studies and risking drop out and early pregnancies.

NODIP Tailoring Training

Supporting NODIP by providing sewing and knitting machines to enable young women to train as tailors.

Nyailigamba Secondary School Electricity

The School has a TANESCO (Electricity Company) connection; they need to extend it to the science labs and to the library.

NYAKAHANGA SCHOOL WATER TANK

Safe water storage for secondary school

OPE Poultry Project

A project to benefit a total of 20 vulnerable children attending vocational skills training at Maganzo and 16 other Vulnerable children attending secondary schools in Shinyanga annually.

OSNET ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING AT MUSOMA SECONDARY SCHOOL

Musoma Technical High School soap-making project

Tanzania Development Trust project map

Project Map

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