28 Tonnes of Biochar in use to improve yields!

We have been very busy this year! From July 2023 to March 2024 Mboni ya Vijana has; mobilized 623 farmers, trained 54 youths in entrepreneurship and income-generating activities, provided business-starting seed money to 102 families, distributed high-quality cassava seeds to 173 farmers, provided high-quality sunflower seeds to 61 farmers, planted and supplied 6120 indigenous and…
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Woman holding green grass

Improved cassava yields results

95% of agriculture in Kigoma – the western Region of Tanzania depends on natural rainfall.  This means it has to be grown in the rainy season which runs from October to May. The farming season for 2023/2024 started in October 2023 when rainfall started. Every farmer has been busy with farming work since then learning,…
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Introducting Benedicto our founder

Our Founding Story Benedicto Hosea, Tanzania Development Trust’s (TDT) local representative for Kigoma Rural, has direct experience with many of the problems faced by villagers in Tanzania. Born in 1986 into a family of poor farmers with seven children, he often had to make do with one meal a day. In spite of this most…
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Biochar use and clean seed farms

Mboni ya Vijana to introduce biochar use and clean seed farms

Having partnered with the team at Plant Village in early 2022, introducing AI technology to farmers to allow for the identification and tackling of crop pests, we are excited to announce our latest joint venture. Kick-starting in January 2023, we are introducing an initiative targeted at increasing the use of biochar alongside clean seed usage.…
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Exciting Opportunity for Agricultural graduates!

Kheri ya Mwaka Mpya! / Happy New Year! We are always looking for opportunities to make a difference – to create positive change in the world. The start of a New Year is always a great time to look what lies ahead of us and what we can do. And what a brilliant way to…
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Zeze’s Seed Money Success!

We all know just how vital food is for our survival, it’s something we learn instinctively at a very young age – our stomachs ache and begin to grumble and we realise how empty our stomachs feel, we may start to feel tired or get a headache, and our mood suddenly takes a nose-dive into…
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Founder Benedicto Hosea speaks at the UK Parliament

With Mboni Ya Vijana, Benedicto Hosea has set a standard of community-level developmental projects that are hard to follow. In his journey, Tanzania Development Trust has played a pivotal role, providing finance for many projects. For instance, in 2015, TDT gave funds for the construction of a village agricultural storage facility. Tanzania Development Trust has…
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Plaudits for our first climate change conference!

by Benedicto – Project Leader   Agricultural training. We are proud of the steady progress we are achieving with Zeze community with your generous donations. Up to now, Zeze community has not had enough food to feed its population, let alone have income security for families’ services like school uniforms, medicines, kerosene for light and more.…
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