Art in Tanzania

Our Story

Art in Tanzania is a Tanzanian NGO. We started operations 1996 to support development of Tanzanian artists where the name comes from.

Today we are a large community support NGO operating wide range of topics, having 10 to 40 volunteers and interns supporting our work throughout a year.

We are also well known entity having 37k plus likes and followers and 200 to 400k monthly reach at our Facebook.

Mission Statement

Art in Tanzania mission is to develop self-sustainable community work. We empower the community members to develop themselves to be able to run income generating activities. We assist the community institutions as schools to perform at higher standards.

Our operations are based on assistance of volunteers and interns who bring their skillsets to the daily tasks implementation. 


Our Key team 2021 is small as the COVID-19 forced us to shut many operations. We are encourages that summer 2021 looks that we are back as new normality.

We are grateful for so many remote volunteers and interns who have been helping us to get through the difficult time when the field work was prohibited.

Kari Korhonen

CEO - Founder

Art programs team lead

Ruth Mgalula

Team manager

Hadija Mohamed

Team leader

Lameck Laurent

Media Team leader

Francis Hodi

Tourism manager

Mama Nema

House manager

Mama Eva

Canteen team

Art in Tanzania EEO Statement

Adopted by the Board of Directors on 15th May 2013

Art in Tanzania does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Art in Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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