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About Telescopes to Tanzania

Telescopes to Tanzania (TtT) brings scarce educational resources to this developing country in east Africa. The emphasis now is on building the Centre for Science Education and Observatory in Usa River, Tanzania.

Program Goals

  • Visit schools throughout Tanzania
  • Train teachers to teach hands-on, inquiry based science
  • Teach students
  • Train government education officers in understanding science teaching and scientific concepts
  • Bring more NEW science curricula to schools throughout Tanzania

Latest News

Nov 07

Camera Test, Observation, Movie Night

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - November 5, 2019 On the afternoon of November 1, Zacharia Mjungu reinstalled Windows on the observatory laptop, as we had issues with a virus. It is working...

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Nov 05

Introducing the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory website!

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - October 29, 2019 at 11:22 PM I am pleased to announce the completion of the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory website: https://mmao.space/ All stories and updates posted on...

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Oct 14

Rain, rain, go away!

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - October 10, 2019 at 5:22 PM Please come back some other day! Miss our updates? So do we ... the dry season in Tanzania seems to be...

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Oct 04

Physics Students Conduct an Experiment at the Observatory

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 28 at 10:26 PM Zacharia shares the following, "This week, the Ailanga Form 3 and 4 physics teacher asked me help him find a video...

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Oct 04

Successful Third Drift Test at the Observatory

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 28, 2019 at 9:30 PM Last night MMAO Astronomy Ambassadors Zacharia Mjungu and Pendael Nassary were successful in conducting a third drift test, this time noting...

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Sep 26

A Special Message from Supremo Doley

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - September 19, 2019 at 11:23 PM Its wonderful to our school Ailanga.. Feeling proudie and blessed.... Let GOD BE GLORIFIED FOREVER AND EVERY AMEN... < Search templates...

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