October 18, 2019

As you know by now, this September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the launch of our first TLM Piggy Bank Campaign. Support from individuals, businesses and schools was overwhelming and inspiring, but one person stood out among all Piggy Bank fundraisers. Tanz...

October 3, 2019

Last year, I had the privilege of volunteering with Tumaini La Maisha (Hope for Life) for eight months. After leaving to study and returning to volunteer and conduct research, I was hired as part of the team I already viewed as family.

I can't say for certain that I hav...

September 3, 2019

We need your help.

In the last ten years, survival rates have gone from less than 10% to more than 65%, but we still have work to do. In order to reach every child with treatment on time, we are expanding our services in partnership with the Ministry of Health and gover...

September 3, 2019

The second annual Tumaini La Maisha Festival took place at Nafasi Art Space in Dar es Salaam on Saturday 31st August 2019.

The Festival aims to raise funds and awareness about childhood cancer and the free treatment offered for all children in Tanzania through Tumaini L...

August 19, 2019

This day last year, the children of TLM, their carers and staff were waking up with bellies full of cake, hearts full of love and spirits full of joy.

The night previous had been the first annual Tumaini La Maisha Festival in partnership with our friends at Nafasi Art S...

August 19, 2019

TLM’s annual Galway Summer Ball is one of our favourite night of the year and this year, our fourth, was no exception!!! Together we raised over €20,000 and on the night we welcomed 115 guests! 

The ball brings together friends, old and new, many of whom have made the j...

July 16, 2019

We are always amazed at the lengths our supporters go to in support of our mission to provide free and curative cancer treatment to every child in Tanzania. Our friend Jean-Michel however, has given this phrase new meaning!

In an effort to combine his love of hiking and...

May 2, 2018

I decided, when travelling to Tanzania this year, to arrive in daytime. I figured it wouldn't do to make first landing in this new country at night, when it was so remote and exotic to me, with my life for two months in my backpack.

And so I chose the later flight on D...

November 9, 2017

In 2015, Alqaim Lalani then a student of the International School of Tanganyika (IST) led a group called the ‘Cancer Initiative’. They came once each week to Ujasiri Hostel and taught the kids various skills such as numeracy and the arts. From this, the young student s...

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