In Kigoma, in the presence of Superior General and president of Fracarita International and Fracarita Belgium, Bro. René Stockman, the inauguration of the Aqua Lodge Hotel took place. Aqua Lodge is a small hotel with – for the time being – nine fully equipped rooms and a modern conference room, which the Brothers of Charity in Tanzania want to use to generate extra income to support their apostolic activities.
On Tuesday, 17 January 2017, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Congregation of the Brothers of Charity and the local authorities in Shinyanga, Tanzania. This means that the Brothers of Charity got the go-ahead to take over the management of the Buhangija Special Education Boarding School.
On Saturday, 14 January 2017 a new day centre for children with intellectual disability was inaugurated in Tabora, Tanzania.