Friends of Tanzania Speaker Series -- collaboration with Tanzania Development Trust (TDT)
President Samia’s first year in office – a new direction for Tanzania? An informal discussion on the impact of President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s first year in office. Held on March 19, 2022
If you missed this great event, you can watch in on the Tanzania Development YouTube channel here.
2022 Annual Winter Party -- Saturday, February 5, 2022
This virtual celebration was attended by more than 70 members and guests from across the US and multiple international locations.Recordings of the Winter Party can be accessed through these links:
Friends of Tanzania Educational Scholar Series
DR. LAWRENCE MBOGONI -- October 16, 2021, Saturday. “The History of the Peace Corps in Tanzania: Progress on a Book in Development” To watch the video of Professor Mbogoni's presentation CLICK HERE
ALLEN RUGAMBWA -- October 23, 2021, Saturday. "Development in Tanzania: Where Will It Do the Most Good?” To watch a video of Mr. Rugambwa's presentation CLICK HERE
DR. FRANCES VAVRUS -- November 6, Saturday. “Teacher Education in Tanzania” To watch a video of Dr. Vavrus' presentation CLICK HERE
More details about the scholars can be found on HERE.
30th Anniversary Virtual Event -- September 18, 2021
This Celebration was held via Zoom and attended by well over 60 guests! Check out the 30th Anniversary page.
2021 Winter Party - Virtual February 6, 2021
The 2021 Winter Party held via Zoom and attended by over 80 guests! To download the event slideshow, click here.
Swahili Zoom Calls for speakers at various levels June - November 2021
Began in early June 2020 and continuing weekly!! Taught by Melissa Mattwig, RPCV-TZ
Documentary IN THE NAME OF YOUR DAUGHTER! August 25, 2020
In 2014 FOT partnered with the Tanzania Development Trust to help construct a safe house and vocational training center in the Mara Region of Tanzania to offer refuge for young women wishing to avoid female genital mutilation and cutting. This documentary award-winning, inspiring, hopeful documentary tells the story about this safe house.
Zoom Call with Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers- May 2020
A Zoom call in early May 2020 hosted jointly with National Peace Corps Association in which 20 Peace Corps Volunteers that had been evacuated from Tanzania were able to re-connect and learn more about FOT and NPCA.
2020 Winter Party
The 2020 Winter Party held in Bethesda and attended by almost 100 guests.
Happy Hour October 2019
A Happy Hour in October 2019 attended by an number of recently returned Peace Corps Volunteers, several FOT members, and others with connections to and interest in Tanzania.