Category Archives: CCT Programs

Tearfund Chairman Visits CCT

Clive Mather, Tearfund Chairperson, with Rt. Rev. Jacob Chimeledya, CCT Vice Chairperson at one of the Churches implementing Tearfund-supported project

In May 2018 Tearfund Tanzania Country Office hosted Clive Mather Tearfund Board Chairman who was accompanied by his wife Ann. In a span of 3 days, the Chairman was able to visit several TF partners including the Christian Council of Tanzania. Other TF partners visited were Diocese of Mpwapwa (Anglican Church of Tanzania) and Diocese of Rift Valley (Anglican Church of Tanzania). The Chairman visited Tanzania to witness the transformation in communities that are benefiting from Tearfund supported projects. Through

New CCT General Secretary

Rev. Canon Moses Matonya

Rev. Canon Moses Matonya was born on September 25, 1964 in Ikowa village in Dodoma Tanzania, being the third born out of five children of Rosemary. His father, Matonya Makunzo, passed away in 2006 leaving three wives and nineteen children.  Rev. Moses has been a full time ordained minister with the Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika in Dodoma since November 1993. He is married to Ruth and they are blessed with five children, three daughters and two sons.  Currently, he

Community Monitors, Tapping The Potential

Community monitors in the group work of physical mapping

Community Monitors is a project designed to support powerful action by youth in the local communities in response to the destruction of the community life and the environment caused by  operations of private corporations and failures of Government officials.  This is a project done in the community where the community monitors develop their skills in information gathering, writing and communications. This program started in 2012 at Dar es Sallam with the youth from Temeke Ditrict later expanded to other district

Interfaith Committees: How Do They Work?

Tanga Interfaith Committee

CCT through Interfaith Relations is working strongly to advocate Inter-religious dialogues and peace building for peaceful coexistence in the country. Through this program, Christians and Muslims show their solidarity and participation on interfaith relations. Dialogue among people of different faiths foster a mutual respect and creates an atmosphere for understanding each other’s religious beliefs. The dialogue draws the parties more closer to each other to replace hostility and misunderstanding among them. The program has successfully managed to bring together Muslims

Singida Sunday School Festival

Sunday School Children singing and dancing in Singida

When the warmth of children’s celebrations mingle in stark contrast with coldness of the message being conveyed one can only predict  an emotional storm that will haunt every soul that takes consideration of the situation. The picture of jubilant children, girls and boys; with chubby chicks and round bright eyes singing at the top of their voices, verbalising in unison the brutality and ugliness of female genital mutilation. It is even more chilling when one imagines the fact that most

CCT Shines in NCA Annual Partners’ Meeting

CCT team of Program Officers Rev David Kalinga for Interfaith Relations, Adv. Beatrice Dengenesa for PSEJGG and Mrs. Vicky Kimolo together with District Coordinators and IR-VICOBA Associations Networks Leaders holding certificates of recognition for outstanding performance and excellence in programs

Every year after accomplishments of activities and programs, monitoring and evaluation, NCA hold Annual Partners Conference (APC) where as among other things there are trainings and capacity buildings in every area of weakness that they have identified during monitoring and evaluations. Christian Council of Tanzania is a long term partner Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) since 2005 to date. During the Conference, NCA awarded partners whose performance has been outstanding and excellent throughout the year. In 2016 CCT shone with three

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