Special Projects

Special projects offer you the opportunity to choose how your donation will be used.  DTHD has designated the following projects in need of funding:

DCMC Hospital

DTHD is in the process of building a 100-bed hospital as part of the medical center in Dodoma.  The hospital will provide:HospitalConstruction

  • Full emergency and surgical care
  • Complete diagnostic and imaging services
  • Expanded inpatient care services

DTHD is currently conducting a $3.5 million capital campaign to support the hospital construction and equip the facility. Your generous donation will help complete the building and become part of a large registry of sustaining gifts used to supply the hospital with equipment and staff, provide regular training opportunities for medical professionals, conduct community outreach programs, and deliver ongoing quality health care services to thousands of residents in Tanzania’s poorest region.


Safe Motherhood Project

The Dodoma region is home to the highest maternal death rate in all of Tanzania.  To combat this, the medical center has implemented a Safe Motherhood Project focused on providing high-quality, preventive pre-, post- and ante-natal care for expectant mothers.  As part of this, DTHD raises funds to support:Safe Motherhood

  • Specialized training for emergency obstetric care
  • Nursing staff positions and ongoing training
  • Reproductive and Child Health care services
  • Community health outreach and public health programs extending to nearby villages

To donate to one of these projects, please see our How to Help link for information on giving to DTHD, or call us directly:  763-432-6589