Tanga, 26 August 2016 –Tanga Cement Public Limited Company, has donated a total
of Six hundred (600) bags of Simba cement as a donation towards completion of
construction of the home for vulnerable elders to Tushikamane Pamoja Foundation
(TPT). The house is at Kwembe, in Kinondoni district, Dar es Salaam. The total cost of
the donated cement is Tzs7,257,000.
Speaking during the handing-over ceremony, Tanga Cement Plcís Plant Manager Eng.
Benedict Lema said; ďAs a Company, Tanga Cement Plc has been supporting the
Tanzanian community by sharing our profit with them. We normally give back to the
community, 1% of our profit, while focusing in the areas of education, health, community
development and environment. We also look at the humanitarian aids, especially the
ones in needy like this oneĒ.
If you can remember, in 2010, here at the same venue, we donated some mattresses to
Tanga Mature citizens home through Raskazone women group. This is another group, a
women group that is taking care of mature citizens. Now my call to fellow men, when
will we see menís group doing the same? Every day we are seeing group of women. If
we can have several menís group that are doing similar activities, we will make this
group of people very comfortable. Tushikamane pamoja group is about to accomplish
construction of their home, definitely this home will need some furniture, it would be
better if they get support for that, and that support should come from menís group. I
challenge fellow men, I believe we can do this.
Tanga Cement PLC has already given back to the community, this year, 2016, a total of