10 children a day in Tanzania develop cancer

9 out of 10 children lost their battle with cancer before we started ours

Survival rates have increased 4 fold since we started ...

but we have a long way to go

TLM will not stop until we reach every child in Tanzania

We Are TLM (Their Lives Matter / Tumaini La Maisha)

Who we are...
Tumaini La Maisha/ Their Lives Matter Ireland/ Their Lives Matter UK


We are a group of charities based in Tanzania, Ireland & UK with the united aim to reach every child in Tanzania who develops cancer, and treat them with high quality cancer treatment free of charge with the hope for a continued and healthy life.

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We are excited to announce that Vincent Temu has been the lucky artist to win the Bid For Life Artist in Residence program!

Hongera sana Vincent! We would also like to say a huge congratulations and a big thank you to everyone who participated and donated in pieces of their lovely creation- we must say we received a lot of beautiful and amazing art pieces! Congratulations to everyone and you all are winners!


Our Give Every Month club helps build a team of partners who contribute each month to make a difference to all the children in need. To support the mission click the button below. 

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Watch me!!

Please enjoy these lovely videos of the kids singing Don't give up on me by Andy Grammer & Love Hope Strength by Mike Peters

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2022 Commemorative Calendar
10 years of Love Hope & Courage

We Are TLM are so fortunate this year to team up with the supremely talented Sarah Markes who has created a beautiful calendar full of completely new drawings of Tanzanian street scenes to celebrate TLM reaching our 10th year caring for children with cancer in Tanzania. 

Below is a preview of the calendar and the wonderful story it tells.

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