CHILDREN’S HOME and SCHOOL Busega 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 Sept.2023 caring for more than 140+ children at our Children’s home, and over 370+ children in our Primary School. Contact: Graham Pountain email:  Tel 01254 879694
July-Aug-Sept - 2023 - UPDATE
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: 11 Ash Street, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire. BB5 3LN.  Tel 01254 879694.  email: Trustees: Graham Pountain, David Borland OBE, Heather Jeffrey, Isabel Jones, Paul Pountain
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JUNE 2019 Update
MONEY BOXES Below  are our new flat pack money boxes Click here for more info 
MONEY BOXES Below are our new reusable plastic money boxes suitable for shops/schools/churches etc. etc. Click here for more info
History Timeline Highlights 1989 - 2021 Click here
To view our last update April-May-June Click here
NEW - Bethany as viewed from above
The Children’s home Click on image to enlarge
The School Click on image to enlarge
November 2022 Video - Update - Aspects of Bethany
Click here for our audited accounts March 2021 - March 2022
This video is about the people who run Bethany.  They tell their stories about how they came to Bethany, their education and their responsibilities at Bethany.
School Assembly
The Trip September the 20th till November the 8th 2023
Latest News: September 2023:  Above are our 3 girls together with Emmakulatha (head teacher) ready to share their stories and entertain you with their singing and dancing.  Bethany have visited the UK several times over the last 20yrs (every 3 years) and have visited many many schools and churches in our local area.  If you would like a visit during this trip please in the first instance.
Giant posters A1 (594x841mm) Picture on the right The Poster forms the basis of a quiz about Bethany (Click here for the 20 question quiz)  (For answers email:   We intend leaving a poster wherever we visit
Thursday 9th November11amOur visiting group arrive back atBethany with 8 suitcasesFull of School ResorcesThank you to every one of our supporters
Above:  A short Video showing life at Bethany for the 3 girls visiting the UK Sept-Oct-Nov 2023
To make a one off donation Bank name HSBC Account name: The Bethany Project (Tanzania) UK Sort Code: 40-12-04 Account number: 01330624 Once you have made a transfer could you please email our Treasurer David to let him know if we can gift aid your donation. Contact: To become a regular supporter Please fill in the standing order form (Click here) Also, If you are able to gift aid your donation (Click here) To support a child in the home we calculate it costs £60 per month. To support a village child in the school costs approx £15 per month For Help please contact our treasurer; David by email: or phone: 01254 822004
Below: Past Videos
Click here for Facts about Bethany and Tanzania