The Britain Tanzania Society (BTS) was founded in 1975 by Bishop Trevor Huddleston, Amon Nsekela, Roger Carter and others in the UK and Tanzania. It is a non-political, non-governmental organisation. It aims to increase mutual knowledge, understanding and respect between the peoples of Britain and Tanzania.
Britain-Tanzania Society’s founders in 1975 and (below) their society still fulfilling their vision 40 years on…
BTS is organised in two ‘chapters’ or sections, one in Tanzania and one in the UK. The President of both sections is H.E. Ali Hassan Mwinyi, who was the second President of Tanzania.
Within the UK, there is also a Britain Tanzania Society Scottish Group, which aims to facilitate contacts between people living in Scotland who are from Tanzania or who have links with Tanzania.
Britain Tanzania Society seeks to achieve its goals by:
In addition, many members of BTS actively support their own Tanzania-based projects.
November 3, 2020
Julius Nyerere led Tanzania to Independence – and is revered as the Father of the Nation. He turned it into a model of African socialism. And then had to watch while his policies were reversed, and structural adjustment led to reinstatement of the private sector. Now we have a new biography, in three volumes. For these and more information regarding the event, please click the link below: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/julius-nyerere-development-as-rebellion-a-biography-book-launch-tickets-127862025761
October 25, 2020
About this Event In the last 45 years we have funded 607 projects, at a cost of £2,4 million and benefiting an estimated 608,000 people. In our anniversary month we look back at what we have achieved, and celebrate some of our highlighted projects and team members. For more information; Please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tanzania-development-trust-at-45-an-overview-and-lessons-learnt-tickets-125774178955
October 22, 2020
October 2, 2020
Join us in this interactive webinar on Zoom to hear from the following panelists: Chambi Chachage – Analyst and commentator, Postdoc Research Associate at Princeton University Mwanahamisi Singano – Gender and governance analyst, Program Manager at the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) Constantine Manda – Co-founder & Director at the Impact Evaluation Lab, Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) Chair: Ben Taylor – Editor, Tanzanian Affairs For more information, please click on the link/video clip below;
October 2, 2020
Here below are the links with AGM’s Information: AGM’s recording is here https://youtu.be/hcqq5UDY9uM Here are slides from Janet’s presentation (without videos): https://www.slideshare.net/jachapman82/tanzania-development-trust-in-2020 And the other speakers’ here:: https://www.slideshare.net/jachapman82/presentations-given-at-britain-tanzania-society-agm-2020 The video links are here: Rhobi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDzmO95r-dw Benedicto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VRMmvnVoBY Alpha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vF4T7T_iHTI Kasodefo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scpe-foz26c Here below was the AGM’s Invite: You are cordially invited to the AGM of the Britain Tanzania Society and Tanzania Development Trust, which will be held by Zoom at 2pm on 24th October. This is a chance to find out more about the work of each organisation, what Continue reading →