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Organisations

Bukoba seen from Kashai cliffReligious Institutions
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT) has a large presence in Bukoba, including the main office, conference and training centre, guest house and the Huyawa orphans project (all near the Lake Hotel), the modern Lutheran Cathedral (on Kashozi Road), the Nyumba ya Vijana Youth Centre (near the government hospital) and the Bookshop /e-mail café (on Market street).

Bukoba Town also has several mosques (mostly on Mosque Street, which also has a Sikh temple), the enormous Mater Misericordia Catholic Cathedral which is undergoing a slow reconstruction, the Bunena Roman Catholic mission (near Bukoba Harbor), and many other smaller churches.

Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
International organisations in the region include:

  • BUDAP (Bukoba Disabled Assistance Project)
  • Forum Syd
  • Fotas Herveld
  • Kagera Agricultural and Environmental Management Project (KAEMP)
  • Kagera Cooperative Union (KCU)
  • Kagera Developmentand Credit Revolving Fund (KADETFU). Of late KADETFU won the   "Tanzania CSOs Excellence Award 2008" ( known as The best NGO in Tanzania)    basing  on Governance Responsiveness, Transparency, Participatory and    Accountability. The criteria that were used to gauge and identify the Excellent NGO in    Tanzania in 2008.
  • Medicins Du Monde (at the Government Hospital)
  • PeaceCorps
  • Red Cross
  • Swiss Aid Tanzania forum for grassroots organisation of Tanzania (FOGOTA)
  • UNHCR (Karagwe)
  • UNICEF (Ngara)
  • UKIMWI Orphans Assistance
  • UN World Food Programme (Ngara)
  • Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
  • World Vision

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