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The Embassy of Tanzania in Stockholm in cooperation with members of the International Club of Stockholm (ICS) organised a fund raising event in support of building a Hospital in Arusha. The hospital is being built by SWETAN of Sweden ( and Mama Lokii Trust of Arusha at Lokii village. The event took place on the 8th June 2009 in Stockholm.

The Charge D' Affaires of the Embassy of Tanzania Ms. Victoria Mwakasege and a Representative of the International Club of Stockholm's Chairperson, Ms. Astrid Nordenstam were guests of honour to the event.

Guests tasted the Tanzania Cuisine, Tanzanian fashion show, participated in buying/selling items from Tanzania and danced to the tunes of Afrojam Band and Ms. Nuru Magram who performance during the fund raising evening.

If you wish to participate and contribute you are welcome to visit and contact Mr. Jöran Bengt.

The fund raising evening in pictures

Victoria Mwakasege  greeting guests on arrival

Guests getting seated

Mistress of Ceremony, Ms. Seynab Haji led the event with perfection

Welcome speech by Victoria Mwakasege CDA Tanzania EMbassy, Astrid Nordenstam ICS Member and Represenatative of ICS Chairperson and Seynab Haji (Mistress of Ceremony)

Ms. Victoria Mwakasege and Ms. Astrid Nordenstam chatting up with the guests

Ms. Nuru Magram entertaining guests with her famous number, "Walimwengu".

Representatives of founder members of Mama Lokii Trust and SWETAN - above and below.

Afrojam performing to the guests

Neema and Afrojam performing

The Fashion Show Organised by Ms. Winnie Bleckert

Ms. Winnie Blecket leading the fashion parade


Guests joining the models

Victoria, Amanda, Johannes, Brenda and Jackson gracefully modelled Tanzanian Fashion

Victoria, Amanda, Johannes, Brenda and Jackson gracefully modelled Tanzanian Fashion



Amanda modelling Tanzanian dress

The fashion team 

 Fund Raising, lottery sales, pledges and auctioning of items

 Pledge to SWETAN by Safari Art, presented by Andrew Dadley to Mr. Jöran Bengt

Selling a painting by safariart (

Selling of khanga dresses pledged by WATATU (

Selling of other items from guests

Selling Tanzania Tourism attraction to guests

 Tanzania Food



Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 June 2009 )
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