The Carpenter's Kids Program was founded in 2005 to support vulnerable children gaining access to education in Central Tanzania.
The Carpenter’s Kids is an orphan support program operating in the Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika (DCT). The Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika is based in the capital city of Dodoma in the central region of Tanzania, East Africa. It has approximately 550,000 members spread across 200 parishes. Since 1989, the Right Reverend Mdimi Mhogolo has been the Presiding Bishop of DCT. Surveys suggest that there are at least 200 HIV/AIDS Orphans and other vulnerable children in a typical parish in DCT. An HIV/AIDS orphan is defined as a child that has lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. Other vulnerable children may have been abandoned by their parents or orphaned due to other illnesses. It is estimated that that there are 40,000 or more HIV/AIDS Orphans and other vulnerable children within the diocese. This problem extends throughout Tanzania, where the total number of HIV/AIDS orphans is estimated at 1.2 million. Without parental support, these children are unable to afford the uniforms and supplies necessary to attend school. They may be ostracized from their peers and end up on the street. The Carpenter’s Kids is a partnership program which links parishes in the Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika with supporting parishes or organizations in the United States and around the world. Carpenter’s Kids are HIV/AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children who are selected after interviews and screening by both a Carpenter’s Kids Screening Committee and by appointed DCT parish committees.
Distribution to Itiso Village 24th May 2014
Distribution to Izava Village 24th May 2014
Distribution to Bahi Village 31st May 2014
Distribution to Humekwa Village 31st May 2014
Distribution to Ikowa Village 24th May 2014
Distribution to Mvumi Makulu Village 24th May 2014
Distribution to Ihumwa parish 17th July 2014
Distribution to Chahwa parish 17th July 2014
Distribution to Kikombo parish 17th July 2014
Distribution to Nghome parish 17th July 2014
Distribution to Zejele parish 17th July 2014
Distribution to Chimendeli parish on 17th July, 2014.
[05/14/14] Greetings from CK'S Team, we start the distribution calender for 2014 get ready for the photos.
St. Paul's Ivy, Dahn Gandell, & John Teare
[07/30/13] We would like to thank our visitor's from St. Paul's Ivy of the Diocese of Virginia, along with Rev. Dahn Gandell from the Diocese of Rochester, and John Teare from the U.K., for their time spent with us and all of the great work they did while they were here.
[06/15/13] We would like to thank our visitor's from St. Catherine's and St. Christopher's schools in Richmond Virginia for all the great work they are doing in the village of Nhyinila during their time with us in Tanzania.
St. Christopher's & St. Catherine's Schools Visit to Nhyinila
[06/03/13] Carpenter's Kids would like to thank Andy and Claire Kunz for their support and we hope they visit us and Mzula again soon! Some pictures from their time at Mzula are posted below.
Enjoy our April newsletter!
[04/24/13] We just finished posting the rest of last Saturday's distribution pictures!
Kongogo 2013 Distribution
Ihumwa Mission 2013 Distribution
[04/23/13] Pictures from distributions at Kigwe and Zejele are now up with more to come later on!
Zejele 2013 Distribution
Kigwe 2013 Distribution Photos
[04/17/13] We've just posted photos of the remaining three distributions from Saturday!
2013 Makole Distribution
Swaswa 2013 Distribution
Nghonghonha 2013 Distribution
[04/16/13] We've just posted photos from two of this week's distributions: Mvumi Makulu and Itumbi! Take a look!
2013 Mvumi Makulu Distribution
Hamjambo! Saturday we began our distribution calendar, visiting five parishes. We'll be posting pictures from those distributions later today, but in the meantime, we wanted to share a short video Brian Orlay and Chris Dennison have been working on. We feel it serves as a good update on the current status of Carpenter's Kids as well as acts as an introduction to the program for people who have never heard of it.
Please click the link below and enjoy!
The Carpenter's Kids Program was founded in 2005 to support vulnerable children gaining access to education in Central Tanzania. The Carpenter's Kids is a pa...
[04/03/13] We've begun out distribution calendar for 2013, and we're planning going out to six villages on April 13th to kick the year off! You can expect some photos of those during the week of the 14th.
[03/11/13] After a few dry weeks filled with worries about crops, we awoke to a cold rainy morning in Dodoma today. We're not out of the woods yet, so please continue praying for rain here in Central Tanzania.
Please take a look at our newsletter for February 2013! There's an important article on page, which explains some administrative changes here in our Dodoma office.
The Carpenter's Kids Program has just joined Twitter. Please follow us @CarpentersKids to stay up to date. https://twitter.com/CarpentersKids
twitter.com The latest from Carpenter's Kids (@CarpentersKids). Carpenter's Kids is a partnership between the Anglican Diocese of Central Tanganyika and friends around the world to support education for vulnerable children. Dodoma, Tanzania, East Africa
[02/12/13] I am very excited to announce that we have placed the order for finishing the furnishing of the library in Nala! This has been a work in progress for a long time, and I know our friends in Kingston, NY are especially anxious to see its completion.
Hamjambo! Brian na Christopher walirudi Dodoma baadya walijifunza Kiswahili wiki mbili Zanzibar. Tunafurahi kusema Kiswahii kidogo pamoja na hawa sasa.
(Hello! Brian and Christopher returned to Dodoma after studying Swahili for two weeks in Zanzibar. We are happy to speak a little Swahili with them.)
[01/10/13] Distributions and registration for secondary education are winding down here in Dodoma. It's been a busy week and a half in the office!
Please take a look at our newsletter for the month of December!
[12/27/12] The Carpenter's Kids office would like to send our wishes for everyone's health and safety this holiday season, and our sincere thanks for all the support that we receive throughout the year from our friends around the world!
Shirika la Ndugu Wadogo Wafransisko Wakapuchini lilianzishwa rasmi mnamo mwaka 1528. Hili ni tawi mojawapo la familia tatu za Shirika la kwanza.
The Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT) was established in January 1934 as a fellowship of Churches and Christians. It was then named the Tanganyika Missionary Council until 1964 when it adopted its current name. The CCT has 12 National Churches
Tunapatikana Mtaa wa Bwawani,Ihumwa.Panda daladala pale sabasaba Dodoma ushuke Flemingo Jeshini,utaona kibao cha huduma kinachokuelekeza ilipo huduma.
God is best friend for our family!
special for TUCASA Members at Mipango Institute,sharing ideas on spiritual perspective as well as memory events' photos,also getting informations and chat.
Hello members/friends this page is all about Dodoma Christian Centre (DCC) church activities
Ni kanisa la kipentekoste lililopo manispaa ya Dodoma mjini! Ili kufika panda gari zinazoelekea nkuhungu kisha shuka kituo cha daraja la kwanza utaona kiba
A religious and community-based group called SAFINA GROUP (SAG), was established in the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in 11th February, 1996.