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Dear Friends and well wishers,

The period January to December 2014 was another inspiring year of growth for the Mkapa Foundation,

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Computer Connection Donates 10 Laptops Worth Of 15million To Support Mkapa Fellows Program.

Tanzania is one of the country with significant shortage of health professional, whereby currently it stands at 56% shortage, with huge distribution disparity between rural and urban areas. In addition out of 100 Tanzanians at least 6 are infected with HIV and AIDS. Moreover, about 8000 pregnant women die every year due to preventable pregnancy related complications.





Condolence Messages For The Late Major General (Retired) Herman Lupogo.

Thank you all members of the Board of Trustees for your deep sense of sadness at the passing away of Major General Lupogo. I personally have had opportunities of interacting with the Former Chair of the Board of Trustees in many important office duties he held during short life here with us in various capacities including leadership in the Army, Arusha International Conference Centre, TACAIDS and as my predecessor in the chairmanship of BMAF.





Meja Jenerali Mstaafu Herman Lupogo afariki Dunia.

Aliyekuwa Mwenyekiti wa Bodi ya wadhamini wa Taasisi ya Mkapa, Meja Jenerali Mstaafu Herman Lupogo akiongea na wadau wa maendeleo Jijini Dar es Salaam Kwa niaba ya Bodi ya Wadhamini, Menejimenti na Watumishi wa Taasisi ya BMAF tunasikitika kutoa taarifa juu ya kifo cha aliyekuwa Mwenyekiti wa Bodi ya Wadhamini wa Taasisi ya Benjamin William Mkapa hadi Agosti 2014, Meja Jenerali Mstaafu Herman Lupogo.





BMAF Sets Another Milestone In Local Fundraising Efforts In Mwanza, Tanzania.

The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation’s (BMAF) held for the first time an upcountry fundraising event for the Mkapa Fellows Programme II, which registered a major success with the ability to raise Tshs 1.3 billion ( equivalent to US $ 800,000) surpassing the set target of Tshs 500 Million ( equivalent to US $ 300,000). This endeavor is a continuity of the local resource mobilization strategy of BMAF, which was inaugurated in year 2012 in the Capital City of Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam, which was well received and donated by various stakeholders including the Irish aid, African Barrick Gold and more than fifty Corporates and Parastatal Institutions.





The Founder of Mkapa Foundation inaugurates a new Board of Trustees.

The Founder ( Settlor) of BMAF, who is the Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania (URT), His Excellency Benjamin W. Mkapa, recently appointed a new Board of Trustees followed by its inauguration on 13th August 2014, in a ceremony held at BMAF headquarters offices in Dar es salaam.The newly seven appointed Trustees comprise of Ambassador Charles Sanga who is the Chairman of the Board, Mrs. Blandina Nyoni, Eng. Ladislaus Salema and Mr. Ali Ahmed Uki. Others who were re-appointed after serving in the outgoing Board are Prof. Eden Maro and Dr. Adeline Kimambo. Dr Dr. Yahya Ipuge who was earlier a Board Observer, is now appointed as a Board of Trustee and Mrs. Eileen Swai was also re-appointed as the Board Observer.





President Kikwete Applauds The Mkapa Foundation During Inauguration Ceremony Of 40 New Staff Houses For Health Workers In Ruvuma Region.

Community members and Health workers in Tunduru District Council located in southern part of Tanzania namely, Ruvuma region have all the reasons to smile and cheer after they were handed 10 staff houses for Health workers to facilitate their stay at the remote health facilities within their district. The 10 houses are among the 40 houses built in Ruvuma Region, whereby its four districts namely, Mbinga, Songea, Tunduru and Namtumbo benefited from 10 newly constructed staff houses each.





Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Project


The Government of Tanzania is committed to the equitable delivery of quality health services. Read more...


  Mkapa Fellows Programme Extension


Mkapa Fellows is a pioneering, innovative human resources for health program that supports government efforts to tackle HIV/AIDS. Read more...


 Tanzania HR Capacity Project


The Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) is collaborating with Intrahealth International to implement Tanzania Human Resources.




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Telephone: Tel:+255 (22) 2600531/ +255 (22) 2600540/2

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We will assist you with the process and answer any questions you may have about your contribution to our Foundation. Your contribution will enable smooth operation of the Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation activities at the sites to reach their clients easily.

We need your help today. Please send the most generous support you can afford to create a future of hope for the rural poor Tanzanians. The account to donate is shown below:

Account Name: Mkapa Fellows Program

Account Number: 0250008907

Bank Name: Bank M (Tanzania) Limited

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