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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

Finally Orphans Get Their Rights

Paralegal, the orphans and their guardians

On 4th January 2017 Jamila Baharia who is a paralegal at Mpwapwa district received information from one of the community members of Ilolo ward who is the nearby neighbor about the guardians who were violent to their two grandchildren. These kids are orphans who have lost their mother seven years back and they were left with their father. Due to life hardship, their father moved to Tanga to find a job and left them with their grandparents with no communication

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

Bishops Seminar on Islam

Presentation by Rev. Dr. Bwire, representing PROCMURA and a lecturer on Islam from Kenyatta University (Kenya)

CCT, with support from Church of Sweden, is conducting a seminar for Bishops on Islam. The purpose of this seminar is to help Bishops broaden their understanding on Islam and current trends on Islamic radicalization and extremism. The two day seminar has started on 23rd of May and will end on 24th of May. The attendants include Bishops from CCT member churches, representatives of Church of Sweden, Zanzibar Interfaith Centre and CCT secretariat. Here are some updates in pictures:

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