Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 7:15 AM
Colosseum Hotel and Fitness Club
Haile Selassie Rd
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Ananya Chag is an 11th grade high school student in Charleston, SC in the United States. She is a passionate advocate for women and girls’ rights and believes that education is the key to ending poverty. During the lockdown due to COVID-19 she co-founded “Lowcountry Tutoria”, a tutoring service for less-privaleged children living in the area. She feels fortunate to have visited Tanzania and feels privaleged to contribute to the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam’s project to provide desks to schoolchildren in Tanzania.
She is an aspiring journalist enjoys traveling and meeting new people. She loves her friends (and parents, of course), her dog, fashion and is completely obsessed with chocolate.
Welcome Eric to the family of Rotary! Fro. A Rotaractor to a Rotarian! What an honour to have been inducted by the District Governer Sharmila Bhatt! 
A pleasant gift from us to Tua Nogoma School- 20 Rims of A4 paper. Immediately after the tree planting, teachers and parents were about to postpone their exams due to no paper in the school! And we wanted to come to the rescue!
Officially launched - the Rotary Dar Marathon - celebrating and unveiling its 10th anniversary! Save the date - October 14th - Nyerere Day - as we heal lives, transform communities!

A very informative meeting at the Rotary club of Dar Es Salaam held on the 25th of July. 

Mrs. Joyce Nangai-Ibengwe, head of projects of Association of Tanzania Employers, addressed why adhere to Best Practices and Human Resources Management and the importance of businesses to comply with Labor laws in the country. 

Did you know that technically you don’t need an HR manager if you don’t have more than 50 employees? 

On Wednesday 4th of July 2018, the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam handed over an ambulance to the Moyo Safi wa Maria Hospital. 

The Moyo Safi wa Maria Hospital is located in Msewe. This organization is a faith based organization that serves OPD, in-patients, gynecologic services, maternity services, theatre serves and pediatric treatments. In a day, the OPD receives approximately 145 patients and reported 4,500 patients per month. 

The ambulance will serve the area to treat patients that are unable to reach the hospital on time and a requirement for fast transfers for complicated cases to Muhimbili National Hospital. The president of the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam, Mili Rughani, handed over the ambulance and said that “ we want to work together in making a difference to the needy communities of Dar and this means a lot to us”. 

The Rotary club of Dar es Salaam has helped Moyo Safi wa Maria Hospital previously by constructing a laundry area with equipment which was at the time a clinic.


Joyce Nangai-ibengwe will be speaking to the Rotary Club of Dar Es Salaam on Why adhere to Best Practices and Human Resources Management, and the Importance of Businesses to comply with Labour Laws in the country. Join us at our club meeting this *Wednesday 25th of July, 7.30am at the Colossuem Hotel - Masaki*, with the most influential figure in the HR industry!
Meet your Rotary District Governor 2018-19 for District 9211 from Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam

#SharmilaBhatt is an Engineer by profession having graduated in Electronics Engineering and is a Member of the British Computer Society with extensive expertise in banking and government systems. For her work in the information and communications technology field, she was awarded the “Tanzania Women of Excellence Award in Science & Technology in 2015”. With over 30 years of experience in the field of Information and Communication Technologies, Sharmila is a Director & share holder of the Soft-Tech Group of Companies offering a wide range of information and communication technology products and services in various African countries.

A Rotarian since 2007, served in various club positions becoming the club President in 2011-2012. At the District level she has served as Assistant Governor, TRF Fund Raising Chair Tanzania, Country Chair Tanzania and District Governor Nominee. Her most notable achievement has been her role as the Chair of the Board of Rotary Dar Marathon from its inception 10 years ago and her extensive role & leadership in the RDM projects namely Plant for the Planet, Maji Kwa Maisha, Rotary Pediatric Oncology Ward, the Rotary Entrepreneurship Centre and now the CCBRT Hospital Project. She is a Major Donor Level 2 to the Rotary Foundation, a Bequest Society Member and a member of the Paul Harris Society.

In 2017, Sharmila was awarded the highest Award in Rotary of Service Above Self for her dedication and outstanding work through the Rotary Dar Marathon.
She is married to Rotarian Harish Bhatt and they are blessed with a son, Ankit Bhatt who will now start his working life in San Francisco.
Rotaract club of young professionals gave us a thorough insight on their projects and the incoming goals! Looking forward to working together in the upcoming year!

Congratulations Shahryar Jaffer for joining the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam family. What an honour to be following Rtn. Anver's footsteps! 




Welcoming you to one of the most exciting events of the year - the installation of Mili as the President of Rotary club of Dar es Salaam for 2018-19! 
An awesome swallowship held at PE Mili Rughani's house!! 
From what it was called two years ago the Moyo Safi Clinic to what it is called now the Moyo Safi Hospital! RC Dar's visit was touching as we saw dedication, progress and commitment to bring up the community - we are glad to have adopted this as a community based project! 
(21'st May, 2018)