Category Archives: Events

Events hosted by TDS and other partners where you can learn more about our work and contribute to our efforts.

10 Year Anniversary Dinner, October 27

Through the generosity of hundreds of individuals over the past decade, Tanzania Development Support has been able to accomplish so much. Please join us on October 27 to help us celebrate TDS’s 10 year anniversary and the incredible contributions of our volunteers and donors. Reserve your tickets for this free event online, or email info@tdsnfp.org.… Continue Reading

Results from Give DeKalb County 2018

Asante sana to everyone who participated in Give DeKalb County 2018! This year TDS saw $15,977.75 from 30 donors on the community giving day, organized by the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This earned TDS $1,790.08 from the bonus pool, for a total of $17,658.23 to support TDS programs–16% more than TDS received from last year’s… Continue Reading

Give DeKalb County Day 2018

Give DeKalb County Day 2018

TDS will once again participate in the Give DeKalb County Day. This important day raises support for crucial programs in education, healthcare and careers. Our goal is to raise $10,000 to benefit safe water and computer labs for underprivileged children in across Tanzania. A percentage of each dollar you give will be matched. For more… Continue Reading

Second TDS Yard Sale raises $1,085

Board Member Helen Martin hosted a second TDS Yard Sale in late September in Madison, Wis., that raised $1,085. The money will help TDS pursue its mission of improving the quality of life for youth, especially girls, in the Mara region. Students at a local high school helped gather donations, and Martin collected funds from… Continue Reading

TDS earns $4,000 at annual Yard Sale

Led by volunteer Peter Schram, the TDS Yard Sale – the nonprofit’s largest in-house fundraiser – brought in approximately $4,000 Aug. 24 to 26 to support TDS’s mission. Many TDS advocates came to the sale at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1915 N. First St. in DeKalb, to shop as proceeds will fund projects to improve the… Continue Reading

The #WaterWalk raised about $1,500

  This year’s Water Walk hosted by Tanzania Development Support raised about $1,500 to support TDS’ mission and will be used towards buying books for the Nyegina Library. Fundraising to purchase books will educate people and empower many generations to come. Education will help Tanzanians fight their way out of poverty. At the Water Walk, participants… Continue Reading

TDS Trip Alumni Gather to Celebrate Fr. Kazeri

For the first time since Tanzania Development Support led the first Volunteer Work-Study and NIU Study Abroad in 2009, over 50 trip alumni gathered all together to celebrate with Fr. Leo Kazeri. Fr. Leo, a leader in the Nyegina community and long-time partner with TDS is visiting the Northern Illinois/ Southern Wisconsin area to celebrate… Continue Reading