Who We Are

Mater Dei Africa (MDA) is a Non-Governmental organization originally established as a Trusteeship in 2014, and re-registered in 2019 as a Non-Governmental Organization under the NGO act No. 24 of 2002. MDA was given registration number NGO/R2/000285.

The Mission of MDA is "to enlighten and tranform the poor to prosperity through diverse, innovative and sustainable social-economic programs and partner with others to deliver programs that empower the poor and vulnerable and enable them to secure access to social-economic opportunites."

MDA works in partnership with Mater Dei USA, a Non-Profit charitable organisation registered in the United States of America to support its work and activites.

MDA is made up of dedicated individuals spread out around the world, all working together to help the people of Northeastern Tanzania. Learn more about our history, meet our staff, Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, and partners– without whom we could not do this important work!


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under the NGO act No. 24 of 2002 and was given registration number NGO/R2/000285.

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