CHILDREN’S HOME and SCHOOL Magu District, Mwanza Region, Tanzania. E. Africa We are a small team of Christians working together to help the most vulnerable children and people in a rural area of Tanzania. East Africa. We are involved in providing financial support and volunteers to visit both long and short term to share in the work both here and in Tanzania. As of February 2015 caring for a total of 127 children Contact: Graham Pountain email:,  Tel 01254 879694
Oct. - Nov.  2016 - UPDATE
Photos from the June Trip 2016: All children (13pics), New children (14 pics),  Baptisms (70 pics) Village children with carers (53 pics),  Football (20 pics),  Play (43 pics), Chores (26 pics),  Individuals  (32 pics),  Groups (49 pics), Choir  (46 pics),  Teachers  (31 pics),  Views (16 pics),  odd (12 pics) 25,000+ Photos in 632 Albums from May 2007 to Present 140 Youtube videos from August 2007 to present
Greetings from Bethany,  This is our temporary web page due to the fact the old computer failed and at the moment I am unable to update the old pages. However, the old Bethany main index page is here
The Bethany Project (often referred to as the Bethany Family) is registered in Tanzania as an NGO no. 8059. It is administered by the The Bethany Project (Tanzania) UK (Reg. Charity no 517995),   Reg. Address: 2 Aspen Fold, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire. BB5 4PH.  Tel 01254 879694.  email: Trustees: Graham Pountain, David Borland OBE, Heather Jeffrey, Isabel Jones, Paul Pountain
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Above: Short 22min video of various clips from around Bethany showing the School and children’s home.
Above: A short video introducing the Choir
History of the visit in 2012 (click here). History of the visit in 2009 (click here). Sadly the links to the photos don’t always work
Did we visit you in 2012? Click here to see the list
Below: 3 Fold Flyers available on request contact or phone 01254 879694 For inner flyer in PDF click here
Poster like the one below are available for download in PDF click here
Above: Our minibus is now for sale
For outer flyer in PDF click here
Calendars Celebrating the Tour 13 pages A4  Front cover Page 1 January Page 3 March Page 4 April Page 5 May Page 6 June Page 7 July Page 8 August Page 9 September Page 10 October Page 11 November Page 12 December
As an Atheist by Mathew Parris Full article click here
Other songs on Youtube - click on the title Imella,  Prayer song (Swahili),  Out-takes (funny?),  ‘Lord I life your name on high’
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If you are considering making a donation either one off or regular please click on  ‘Virgin money giving’  below:
Our children have arrived at Mwanza airport together with their bags filled with items given to them by supporters. By lunch time today (Saturday) they should have reached Bethany after a 2 hour road journey.  Jesca tells me they have to start their exams on Monday!
FREE CALENDARS! We have sold over 3,000 Calendars but have a few hundred left.  We are happy to give these away to any Church, School or organisation who might be able to sell them to raise money for us or who could give them away as a free gift! Just phone us (Graham or Sheila) on 01254 879694 or email  Let me know when you could collect them from 2 Aspen Fold, Oswaldtwistle, BB5 4PH. They are in packs of 10 - see below for contents
Right: Children arrive at Mwanza, airport Below: Children ready to go