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Health Tanzania Foundation

Founded in 2012, Health Tanzania Foundation (HTF) is a 501(c)(3) operating foundation, that provides direct financial control, management, clinical direction, and hands-on volunteer assistance to improve the healthcare -- and save the lives -- of the poorest residents in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Every single member of our highly-diverse Board of Directors has volunteered in Tanzania on at least two of our four core projects. Our 2017/2018 initiative is to end the nightmare of pregnant women in labor dying for the need of an emergency C-section, which is unavailable in the Buguruni district. Building a brand new hospital in Tanzania costs at least $800,000; however, with just $175,000 we can turn the four-star rated Buguruni Anglican Health Centre into a small hospital. Our President, Dr. Henry Ziegler, has volunteered at this clinic four times ever year for over a decade. With your donations, we can perform simple surgeries in Buguruni and save lives. Won't you help?

A Bit About HTF


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Our Home Visit & Food Staples Program

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Health Centre Leadership Transition

Raphael Barua, John Obondo, and Dr. Bahati Maxewell are taking over the leadership from Dr. Simon Walton, our British missionary and health director who is returning to England. Dr. Simon Walton has done a great job strengthening and stabilizing the health and hospital programs in Buguruni. His management, planning, and computer skills have been vital. Simon’s daughter Grace (pictured with a young Tanzanian) hopes to follow her father’s footsteps and

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Porridge Program Success 2016

>Individual donors and very large amount of parishioners of The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross in Dunn Loring, Virginia raised funds to provide 250 students of St. Augustine’s Primary School a morning meal through a “Valentine Tree.” The porridge program reduces malnutrition by ensuring that these children have at least one full, nutritious meal each school day morning — especially important if a child didn’t receive

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Alcohol, drug, AIDS, and violence initiative

Our alcohol-drug and violence initiative consists of three parts: (1) Emotions Anonymous self-help groups (similar to Alcoholics Anonymous) whose members support each other in reaching and maintaining sobriety; (2) day long trainings on addiction and the starting of Emotions Anonymous groups for admitted addicts, their families and community members; and (3) a two-hour interactive training for all community residents aimed at mobilizing everyone in

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Our Most Recent Newsletter

Click here to read a copy of the most recent Habari Gani Newsletter. Jan-Feb 2017 newsletter email

The people we serve
An infant receiving care at the health center

Patient at Health Center

A child receives care for fever and malaria.

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Loveness lost her parents to AIDS.

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Patient at Health Center

A young woman treated for fluid around her lungs.

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