A further two of our students, Monica and Dismas have now completed their studies and are moving on into their new lives. Monica has completed her studies in tailoring at Kilema Vocational Training Centre and is qualified now to seek employment. We congratulate her and wish her all the best in finding employment in her […]
Author: ABCD Tanzania
Volunteer Visit, 2019
A brief but very successful visit this year went down as a great success, both for directors Frank and Lynn, accompanied by John, director-on-the-ground in Tanzania, and for the volunteers, Jackie and Susan. Jackie arrived all the way from Iowa, USA and Susan from Toronto, Canada. Jackie and Susan had pleasure in leading two groups […]
Laurie is one of the three original founders of ABCDreams way back in 2008 with Lynn and Frank. She gave all her passion to its start up and is still in touch with us and following the work we do. One of Laurie’s favourite things to do these days is making lovingly crafted soaps and […]
Welcome to New Students! Good luck to Graduates!
Latest News!!! We just received news and a photo of Honest Peter at his university graduation ceremony! This announcement is to recognize with excitement, and officially congratulate Honest Peter on his graduation from the Bachelor of Social Work program at the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam! ABCD and his supporters over the […]
Every Girl. Everywhere. Period.
For a few years ABCD has been working with Days For Girls International to increase access to menstrual care for young girls in Tanzania. In February this year Nurse Eva, the local nurse in the Marangu area, and her husband Ewald opened their home to Julius, Suzan and Lidya, from the Days for Girls Enterprise Office in […]
Progress & New Students
From early this year we have been very busy continuing the set-up process for our CBO – Community Based Organization. Thomas Kaniki, our chairperson and director and Sebastian Masaro, our secretary have continued to work with the banks in Moshi to set up an account. We also have selected for ABCD Canada, 10 new students […]
Welcome ABCDreams Tanzania – C.B.O.
In 2015 we attempted to set up ABCDreams Tanzania as an NGO without success. We concluded with the post that: “In the run-up to the second meeting of our NGO Art Building Children’s Dreams Tanzania on April 18th we have finished our NGO Offices at Makomu Secondary School. The pictures below show our fundis working on the […]
In the run-up to the second meeting of our NGO Art Building Children’s Dreams Tanzania on April 18th we have finished our NGO Offices at Makomu Secondary School. The pictures below show our fundis working on the redecoration of the ABCDreams office at Makomu Secondary School. Now, despite all our collective efforts to publish a […]
On February 21st, 2015 we held our first AGM of founding members. As a group we ratified the constitution and elected officers – a great start to the business of running a not-for-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). The list of founding members is as follows (including elected office-bearers): From abroad (wageni): Lynn Bird (Canada) Frank Smith […]
ABCD: Art Building Children’s Dreams (Tanzania)
The vision of ABCD: Art Building Children’s Dreams is a world where vulnerable children can achieve their dreams.