Amount of grant approved (£) : 9,861

Year of grant : 2015

Mnyambe Government Dispensary is on an unmade road in a rural part of Newala District about 93km south-west of Masasi and serves 6 villages and a population of about 8,315 and currently about 80 patients weekly, apart from Mother and child clinics. The Dispensary Out-Patients Department (OPD) was housed in an old building dating from colonial times: the walls were badly cracked. The application was to complete a new OPD which had been started by the Mtwara Government – Newala District and left incomplete through lack of funds. The application to TDT came from the DMO Newala, Dr Yudas and funds for this project came from a generous grant from the African Palms Association, which also provided a supplement so that the Dispensary could be connected to mains electricity. Dr Yudas. Construction has proceeded well and completion expected in May 2015.

This project is being funded by the African Palms Association.