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Our African Partners

“Our work, delivered through our partners and their programmes, has led to huge educational, economic and wellbeing benefits for people in western Kenya, southwest Tanzania and southern Malawi” - Emily Pearson, UK Director

  • TMT Kenya –isawell-established, nationally recognised organisation. We continue to contribute towards overheads and support organisational development and award grants to support their four main projects:
  • Kyela Polytechnic College, Tanzania - opening in 2013, the college has seen more than 700 students graduate and move into professions including; carpentry, masonry, engineering, business management, IT and journalism. We are continuing to provide education bursaries to vulnerable young people, and recently we also awarded a new grant for a pioneering bee-keeping project for deaf students.
  • TMT Education Trust – set up to manage the construction, equipping and running of a girls’ school in western Kenya. The ambition is to build a well-managed and supported secondary school, which provides a safe environment to offer good quality education for 400 girls. School facilities will include a large multi-purpose hall, classrooms, science labs, library and sports ground - which will also be available for the local community to use to hold social events, meetings and workshops.
  • TMT Malawi – we have awarded seed funding to help TMT-Kenya establish a small orphan care programme in Mwanza District, southern Malawi. Recently we have also been fundraising to support post COVID-19 recovery through our rural enterprise project, helping provide support for lost livelihoods.
  • EYETA, Empowering Youth through Enterprise, Training & Agriculture – established in Ilembulla, southern Tanzania, we have awarded a grant towards staff training and micro finance project costs to assist EYETA set up a savings and loan scheme.
  • Tanzania Deaf Skills Forum – TDSF’s young, dynamic team is a registered NGO working to provide sign language services and teacher training courses across Kyela District and Mbeya.

“Inclusion is not just about people with special needs, it is about everyone being valued and recognised, and feeling like they belong – and are being socially and intellectually engaged.” Lugano Janken. Tanzania Deaf Skills Forum