Tanzania News

  • Thriving Tanzania! Thriving Tanzania!

    In a matter of just 30 short days, the Tanzania team managed to conduct 42 outreaches in the Mwanga school district. Many teachers sent their appreciation to the District Education Officer for inviting UCE, as they felt their students desperately needed a message of renewed hope. They also asked for UCE Clubs to be established ...

  • Kicking off 2017

    UCE has some exciting changes in store for 2017! I bring you news of exciting changes for UCE as we look forward to our future. With the growth of UCE and a change in my life (more on that below)  UCE welcomes on board the “old” and the “new”, who together will continue to guide ...

  • UCE missionaries of chastity swarm across Kilombero, Tanzania: 11,105 commit to chastity in February

    Last month in Tanzania UCE missionaries of chastity used 4-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, and walked on foot as they swarmed across the district of Kilombero reaching 42 schools. By the end of the month, they had held 49 outreaches across 4 districts and helped 11,105 youth commit to chastity. The team members, working on a budget ...

  • A light on the mountain

    By Isaac Lema, Itona, Tanzania (September 2015)- On August 28th, it was a beautiful morning, and the UCE team gathered and prayed before starting our journey into the mountains.  It took us 2 hours journey to reach Itona, which is about 80 kilometers from Iringa town. On reaching Mafinga town we turned on the left ...

  • UCE Tanzania expands into the Dodoma region

    By Isaac Lema, Dodoma, Tanzania (June 2015)- In May of 2014, the Iringa municipality (the team’s home base) received guests from Bahi district in the Dodoma region. The guests came to learn about and share experiences in fighting new HIV transmissions. UCE, as one of the stakeholders, participated in one of the meetings. Leaders from ...

  • My Five Years in Universal Chastity Education (UCE) Tanzania

    By Isaac Lema, Tanzania, (January 2015)- A few days before graduating for my first university degree, I received a phone call from Fr. Aidan Ulungi telling me that we needed to meet and discuss Universal Chastity Education (UCE). At that time, I did not know anything about UCE. On the 17th of October 2008, one ...

  • The second disciples of Jesus, By Isaac Lema, Tanzania, (March 2014)

    By Isaac Lema, Tanzania, (March 2014)- On the 3rd of March, the UCE team traveled from Iringa to Ludewa district, which is about 440 kilometers from Iringa town. On their way, they visited the Njombe Secondary School UCE Club, where club members would soon be graduating.  After that visitation, the UCE team travelled to Ludewa ...

  • God opens a new way for UCE Morogoro

    By Herman Nguki, Morogoro, Tanzania (December 2013)- My dear brother, I have good news to report. God has paved the way for UCE Morogoro. We have long been searching for a way forward to reach more youths in schools in Morogoro. Because of hindrances we faced the last time we tried to schedule outreaches at ...

  • A New Door Opened

    By Isaac Lema, Iringa, Tanzania (December 2013)- This past year, the Tanzania team traveled to Luhota secondary school. The school is a day, government coeducation school located in Iringa district. The team has visited this school before, and it is one of the schools where we have an UCE club. The team visited the school ...

  • Through UCE Clubs, Talents have been Discovered

    By Isaac Lema, Iringa, Tanzania (August 2013)- We held our sixth Iringa municipality UCE club session on July 27th, 2013. The most interesting part was the role play time. The role play was done by UCE club members from Mlamke Secondary School. UCE clubs have introduced drama groups. They use these groups as a tool ...