Newsletter – September 2017

The September 2017 Newsletter has news of our forthcoming AGM with guest speaker Salim Kikeke, on October 28th at St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane, London EC3R 8EE, plus articles on the Tanzania Albinism Collective at WOMAD, Making Wind turbines in Zeze and how Tanzanian rats save lives.

Newsletter – May 2017

The BTS Newsletter May 2017 edition of our regular newsletter for members has news of the welcome for the Bishop of Mara, an update on TDT’s Kagera earthquake relief programme, details of past and forthcoming trips, events and seminars, plus news of the sad passing of Dr Elly Macha and Sir Andy Chande who was a life vice President of BTS.

Newsletter – January 2017

The January 2017 edition of our regular newsletter for members, with news and details of forthcoming trips and events, includes a report on the address by H.E. Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, Tanzania High Commissioner to the UK on ‘Current Developments in Tanzania’ to the AGM of BTS in November, and a summary of the discussion that followed.  

Website assistance needed

TDT is urgently seeking help and support from any interested BTS members or friends in the way of some web site management time, interest and skills.  We are seeking someone with interest in web site working who  can create  effective web content, in and  contribute in helping to sustain funding for our pipeline of projects through effective use of our website and other aspects of social media like Facebook and google photos etc.  or simply contact the Executive Secretary at Continue reading →

Newsletter – September 2016

The September 2016 edition of our regular newsletter for members, with news and details of forthcoming trips and events, and including news of the film Zanzibar Soccer Dreams.

Kagera Earthquake Appeal

Rebuilding after the Earthquake You will no doubt be aware of the earthquake which took place in Kagera region, in particular in Bukoba area, on 10th September 2016. The Earthquake measured 5.7 on Richter Scale. BTS Executive Committee Member and TDT Project Officer, Aseri Katanga wrote: ‘Some people died and so many houses, hospitals, schools and churches were reduced to rubble. Some roads have been affected in a big way. It will take decades for things to return to normality. Things were bad before this but now Continue reading →

Kate Dyer to run a Half-marathon to support the Safe House

Kate Dyer is planning to run in the Scottish half marathon on 18th September, 2016. She will be fundraising for the Mgumu Safe House.   She writes : I haven’t done much in the way of running since I left school, but hearing about these vulnerable young women getting up the courage to run away from home, made me think maybe my running could  help.  With your support, of course. I lived in Tanzania for many years and I know how much good work small citizen led Continue reading →

Newsletter – May 2016

The May 2016 edition of our regular newsletter for members, with reports on our farewell to H.E. Peter Kallaghe, our seminars and events, and including an appeal for your support for TDT.

Newsletter – January 2016

The January 2016 edition of our regular newsletter for members, with news and details of forthcoming trips and events, and including a message from Andrew Coulson, the new chair of BTS.