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It’s time for a change, be part of the change.President: Message 2018

TCAC President : Raymond Njiku
A big welcome to the Tanzanian Community Association of Calgary (TCAC) website. We sincerely hope that as a member or a visitor that you find it informative and as a tool to connect with fellow community members.  
Leadership Team: On behalf of the newly elected leadership team I would like to thank you for trusting us to keep the vision and the momentum of TCAC going strong. It is our promise to keep working hard on the goals and objectives set up by the past leadership.
TCAC Members:  I would like to share with you how proud I am of your dedication towards making this association grow. During the past two years we have been able to connect so many community members through events and were able to gather feedback from members in the direction of TCAC.
This new leadership structure is a reflection of the feedback we heard from members. For the next few years, this leadership will focus on diversity, Youth and Community engagement and entertainment. Thank you for those members who stepped up  to take on these roles, it is through you that we will be able to achieve our objectives.
Friends of TCAC: Our mission to build community and empower  members is still the priority, the association still requests you as members to be the Ambassadors  by spreading the word to other members, by volunteering and collaborating. It is through these strategies that we will be able  to not only promote but preserve our rich and diverse culture.
Umoja ni nguvu, let us keep uniting for the sake of our community. Thanks again for visiting our website, feel free to contact us for further information.

Raymond Njiku
President

TCAC Roadmap- 2021

Sorry, due to pandemic and covid 19 restrictions, association as not being able to sit down and plan the overall roadmap for 2021. 

TCAC Roadmap- 2020

Dear Fellow members,
 
Do you still wonder what are the coming TCAC events’ in 2020? Below are proposed events for this calendar year
  1. Jan 14 – 15 – Youth Mentoring Forum Participation
  2. Feb – Black History Participation
  3. March – TCAC Q1 Board Meeting
  4. June / July – Family BBQ, Q2 & Q3 Board Meeting, and Calgary Intercultural  Festival 
  5. August / September –  Alberta Cultural Days, Youth Night Fundraiser & Trip
  6. October – Q4 Board Meeting & Annual General Meeting
  7. November 14 , 21 or 28 –  Proposed dates for TCAC End Of Year Party
 Note: Events details, Committee and Coordinator are to be selected in Q1 Board meeting
 
Regards,
Juma Omary
(TCAC General Secretary)

COVID-19 Awareness

Stay at home safe, healthy and connected. Keep on learning and be part of the community.

This is an unprecedented time in our history. The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on the health of our loved ones, the businesses we rely upon, the health of the global economy, and the way we live our daily lives.

As we all continue to navigate through these unique and evolving challenges, the TCAC leadership team wants you to know that we are all in this together, we will come out of it shortly and emerge from this pandemic stronger than ever before.

The health, safety and well-being of our community members, their families, friends and neighbors are paramount. Continue following the guidelines provided by our local officials, Alberta Health Services (AHS), Health Canada (HC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) related to human hygiene, self-isolation and social distancing.

For more information or you need more information you can contact the Tanzania High Commission, Ottawa via phone (613) 232-1509 or visit their website https://www.tzrepottawa.ca/index.html

 

 

NEWSLETTER : 2020 Q2-4 Released

This Dear Fellow Members,

2020 may be a year many of us would rather forget, but it was also a year that highlighted the incredible things we can accomplish together as a community. The attached 2020 NEWSLETTER just highlighted a few.

On behalf of the Leadership Team, I would like to thank all members who shared their stories and photos. But special thanks go to the first responders and frontline workers who kept us safe and healthy, without forgetting the essential personnel who kept the economy moving during the Pandemic. We all, sincerely, appreciate what you do for living.

I, personally, hope the year 2021 will be brighter and provide us with more opportunities to work together as a community.

Regards,
Juma Omary

(TCAC General Secretary)

End of the Year Party - 2021

More info coming...

Calgary Zoo Summer 2019

Other Association works with TCAC

Tanzania Association Northern Alberta "TANA"
High Commission The United Republic of Tanzania
Canadian Association of Tanzania Proffessionals

CATP 4th Edition with Juma Mzungu Omary

In this edition of our One-on-One series with Tanzanian professionals, we had a great opportunity to talk to Mr. Juma Omary Mzungu, a Senior Mining Engineer with a major Oil & Gas Company in Calgary Canada.

Interviewed by the CATP Secretary Genera, Ms. Gloaria Irene Kinabo, Eng. Juma walks us through his career journey which started with a regular education pursuit in Tanga Tanzania, followed by further studies in Europe.

Mr. Omary has worked as a Senior Mine Engineer in Tanzania, the UK and now in Canada, accumulating a wealth of experience anyone with success dreams in engineering would like to acquire. Enjoy!