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 2017 caring for a total of 144 children Contact: Graham Pountain email:,  Tel 01254 879694
June - July 2017 - 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 However, the old outdated Bethany main index page is here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.
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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Web pages being updated
New School Bell
To see all the children who are attending Bethany Primary school Click here to open the album
Above: The Dining Hall
A multi purpose building at Bethany would be very useful. The cost would be about £25,000 for a building 9 metres by 16 metres.
Julie Lees completed the swim and is looking for any last minute sponsors. So far her total including cash sponsors is over £600 Click here to visit her sponsorship page
The Great North Swim on 10th June 2017
Emmakulatha was married to Zephania on the 10th June 2017. The ceremony had about 300 guests with Nkamba and Helen as her two matrons of honour.  Other teacher and friends were her bridesmaids.  Debora organised the event which went very smoothly.  Graham took many photos some of which are linked below and Mwita too some video which will be available very soon. The links are here: The Wedding photos batch one  The Wedding photos batch two
Emmakulatha’s big day
Debora the organiser!
Four members of the visiting choir arrive via mototcycle
Emmakulatha with Helen left and Nkamba right -Matrons of honour
A live wedding gift