2016 visit to the deaf school in Iringa

There are currently 122 students attending the deaf school.  These children come from the whole of Tanzania.  Of these students, aged between 6 and 17, 63 are boys and 59 girls.  7 of the children are both deaf and blind. The children are educated up to Standard 7...

Jesca Mgimba

Jesca tells her story about the way her life was changed by her education at St Michael School to help others and her community “St Michael School was the source of a new future for me” Sue and Tony Vaughan met up with Jesca Mgimba during their recent visit to Iringa...

META Secondary School – Mbeya, Tanzania

The Trustees of DTCF had decided to offer encouragement to the Form IV students at St Michael School, Kilolo by providing sponsorship for the top three form IV sponsored students to undertake two years further education to achieve their A level qualification.  DTCF...

2016 visit to FISCH

FISCH stands for Future for Iringa Street Children and was founded in 2007. In Tanzania 18% of children aged 0-18 are either orphans or vulnerable children. However, in Iringa the number is higher than other region . The National Statistics Bureau of Tanzania state...

Visit to Uganda – October 2015

Visit to RAP-CD Primary School for Disabled Children, Kasese, Uganda, October 2015: Report for the Trustees of the David Tilley Children’s Foundation. Jane and I visited RAP-CD on October 21, 2015, and were warmly welcomed by the Director, Maali Wilson, and the staff...

2015 Tanzania Trip Report

Having the opportunity to take part in the Tanzania project in 2015 was an extraordinary experience. I’m extremely proud to say that I have accomplished a lifetime dream and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has played a part in...

Recent visit to St Michael School, Kilolo

Pictured left are Trustees Mark Tilley and Matt Calvert along with students at St Michael School, Kilolo who have been sponsored by the Foundation. Click on the picture to watch a video of the students (via youtube) filmed on the recent visit to...

Sponsorship from Rotary Club of Arundel

The Rotary Club of Arundel recently presented a cheque to the Trustees of the David Tilley Foundation to sponsor 2 children to attend St Michael School, Kioloa for a full academic year. Trustee Tony Vaughan – pictured left with the President of Arundel Rotary...

Trustees travel to Tanzania

    Three Trustees from the foundation travelled to Tanzania in November 2010 at their own expense in order to meet with the new Bishop of the Diocese of Ruaha, Bishop Joseph Mgomi (pictured left) and staff from the school at St Michael, Kilolo. The Trustees...