The Tanzania Link

Leeds Diocese has a link with three dioceses in north-west Tanzania - the Dioceses of Mara, Rorya and Tarime. The link is about:

  • Friendship - through visits, letters and emails
  • Prayer - we pray for each other often by name.
  • Practical Support - in whatever way we can


Dioceses of Mara, Rorya and Tarime, TanzaniaTalking Tanzania logoAround 80 churches in West Yorkshire are linked to churches in Tanzania as well as school to school links. There have been many visits in both directions. Many parishes pray for their link church every Sunday. Schools exchange letters and photos and learn about  each other. Clergy training is supported and agricultural projects funded. Click here to download a leaflet.

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Latest News

June 2017: Latest Tanzania Link Update 

June/July 2017: Arthur Mauya, Melinah Galibona and Joseph and Benta Nyamgoncho (headteacher at Issenye) and his wife Benta to visit Leeds Diocese 20 June - 10 July.

April 2017: Bishops of Overseas Links visit UK More.

February 2017: Teachers in Tanzania  Follow their blog. Latest bulletin.
Mara Training Appeal - November 2016
June 2016 - Students visited our Tanzania link.
February 2016 - Bishop Nick and Linda visited Tanzania with others. More here and here.

Contact us                                 

Stephen Spencer Revd Dr Stephen Spencer
Tanzania Link Officer