Hon. Dr. Faustine  Ndugulile (MP) Deputy Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children in Tanzania visits  Irente Children’s Home on 29th November 2018.

From 9th to 21st of April 2018, the third training phase of the training course on early childcare and speech language development by the German-Tanzanian project team from Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) and Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University (SEKOMU) within the project "Preventive Community Based work in Early Education and Communication Development in Irente, Tanzania“ (project management: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Lüdtke), funded by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality of Lower Saxony, Germany, took place at Irente Children’s Home, Tanzania.

The German-Tanzanian project tea (from left): Afizai Vuliva, Julia Wendel, Emiliana Mgaya, Kirsten Beta, Robert Shehaghilo (missing: Dr. Bodo Frank, Angelicar Bruno)

On 17th December 2017, they were saying goodbye to friends of NED-ELCT. Katharina, Catharina and Ellis, they have been volunteering at Irente Children's home, Irente Rainbow school and Irente School for the blind for four months.

ICH is located in the West Usambara mountains near the district town of Lushoto. The Usambara mountains, which are situated in the northeastern part of Tanzania, are sorrounded by the Umba plains in the north east and the Maasai plain in the south west. Administratively, the Usambara mountains belong to Tanga region which is divided into six districts: Tanga urban, Pangani, Muheza, Korogwe, Handeni and Lushoto. The ELCT-NED covers the whole area of Tanga Region.