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Tanzania

Game-changing development and program expansion in Arusha and Moshi coordinating support from the Ed Cooper Memorial Fund

Bordered by seven African countries and the Indian Ocean, Tanzania is famous for Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro and national parks such as the Serengeti and Ngorongoro – vast areas across which millions of zebra, wildebeest and antelope trek on an annual migration to Kenya’s Masai Mara. Half the country’s employed population works in agriculture, with coffee Tanzania’s largest export crop – Arusha and Moshi are two main coffee growing regions. Swahili is the national language.

Taking development to the next level

Juma Kittyler – who moved from Dar es Salaam to Arusha and was eventually introduced to the game by ex-pats while working as a chef – has tirelessly sought to positively channel his inspiration for rugby. In working with vulnerable children in Arusha and Moshi, Juma uses the sport as a tool to develop talent, build character and confidence. Juma’s efforts have resulted in the formation of Tanzania Rugby Development (TRD). This is an initiative Bhubesi Pride Foundation supports through its volunteer expeditions, providing financial grants through the Ed Cooper Memorial Fund and with continued program guidance.

The family of Ed Cooper – a British student and keen rugby player who tragically died in 2016 just days after starting university – donates funds raised to TRD.

Rugby for development in Tanzania

Meet TRD development officer, Juma Kittyler, hear how G4S Tanzania’s employees collaborate with us and see volunteer coaches in action

Meet Juma Kittyler
G4S Tanzania’s Imelda discusses program partnership
Coaching with the Pride in Tanzania
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Arusha
Moshi

Project work in Tanzania

Arusha

Rugby & community development program

Thanks to funding from the Ed Cooper Memorial Fund, we’re helping TRD to facilitate the sustainability and growth of an existing youth program, supporting Juma’s monthly wage and core activity costs.

How you can sponsor our projects

Rugby & community development program, Arusha

Rugby & community development program

Thanks to funding from the Ed Cooper Memorial Fund, we’re helping TRD to facilitate the sustainability and growth of an existing youth program, supporting Juma’s monthly wage and core activity costs.

How you can sponsor our projects

Pride Stories: Tanzania

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