Moshi, Tanzania

What is Moshi, Tanzania known for?


free education

* Moshi Municipal Council * KCMC Hospital Moshi * Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (Category:Moshi) Category:Populated places in the Kilimanjaro Region Category:Mount Kilimanjaro


industry+activities

Industry There are also a number of manufacturing industries including TPC, Ltd., Bonite Bottlers, Ltd., Serengeti Breweries (EABL), Ltd., Tanzania Breweries Maltings (Tanzania Breweries Limited), Kibo Match Group, Inc., African Mosfly Industries, Ltd., Union Service Stores, and Imara Wood Productions Company, Ltd. There are several metalworking workshops such as Simon Engineering, Press Forge and CFW Moshi. Moshi plays a host to a number of agri-industry activities that includes


international association

%20Half%20Marathon%20Results%2018032014.pdf Kilimanjaro Half Marathon Results 18032014, accessed 2 November 2014 The race also includes a 5 km fun run. Apart from promoting tourism, the race promotes the sport in Tanzania and has the official backing of the Tanzania Tourist Board, Athletics Tanzania, and the International Association of Athletics Federations. The Event, Kilimanjaro Marathon ref


small scale

; KNCU collects coffee from 96 village societies, representing over 150,000 small-scale farmers. KNCU handles between 50 and 70 percent of the coffee grown in the area and trades over 5,250 tons of Arabica coffee, or about 11 percent of national production. Climate Moshi has a tropical wet and dry climate. Its weather is dominated year round by monsoonal flow. The northeast monsoon prevails December through


professional+excellence

, and it is a multi-campus university college. Currently, SMMUCo has campuses in Masoka, Mwika and Moshi, with future campuses planned for Machame, Siha, and Karatu. * * MUCE is a constituent college of the Saint Augustine University of Tanzania. It offers a model of professional excellence, as a center for training teachers and students to become clear thinkers while providing a holistic approach to learning and teaching through promotion of flexible teacher training programmes focused on appropriate methodologies. MUCE is located 10 km north of Moshi. * * Since May 2004, MUCCoBS has been a constituent college of the Sokoine University of Agriculture. Formerly known as the Ushirika College, it is the oldest training institution in Tanzania and is located along Sokoine Road in Moshi. MUCCoBS has accumulated 43 years' experience in the fields of co-operative accounting, co-operative management and rural development has of recently turned into other expertise in accounting, management, marketing, auditing and cooperative development employed in different institutions within and outside Tanzania. MUCCoBS grew from a college enrolling only 150 students, conducting tailored courses, to a university college with a capacity of 1500 students. * * CAWM is commonly known as Mweka College. It was established in 1963 following the Arusha Manifesto (1961) as a pioneer institution for the training of African wildlife managers. Since this time, the College has been a leader in providing quality wildlife management training in Africa, and has trained over 4,000 wildlife managers from 28 African countries and 18 non-African countries. The majority of the CAWM's students come from the SADC region, although the College opens its doors to all students with an interest in African Wildlife Management. * * KSP is owned by the Saint Luke Foundation, a registered trust founded to provide broad spectrum services to an African population that faces serious deficiencies in pharmaceutical and health systems. KSP is currently the only pharmacy school providing competence based training for different levels of pharmaceuticals cadres to a diploma level. Moshi also has several secondary schools. The government schools are Mawenzi Secondary School, Moshi Technical School, Moshi Secondary School, and J. K. Nyerere Secondary School. The private schools are Majengo Secondary School, Northern Highland Secondary School, International School Moshi, and Kibo Secondary School. In addition, each ward of Moshi has a community-established secondary school, such as Rau Secondary School and Kiboriloni Secondary School. * Mawenzi Secondary School started as the Indian School of Moshi in 1956. It is now a thriving school of 1,100 pupils. All A-Level students are female boarders and come from all over Tanzania. The school specialises at A-Level in Kiswahili, geography, history, and English. The school operates a double shift system for junior pupils (Form 1–4). All subjects are taught in English, apart from Kiswahili and French. Mawenzi School has had a link with Buckie High School in Scotland since 1987. Pupils and teachers have travelled between Tanzania and Scotland many times. * International School Moshi (ISM) was established in 1969 to serve the needs of the expatriate and local communities. ISM has about 400 students from nearly 40 different nationalities on two campuses in Moshi and Arusha. International School Moshi - Welcome The Moshi campus has about 190 students, including 90 boarders, from 25 nationalities and offers a full range of courses from early childhood to the International Baccalaureate Diploma (International Baccalaureate). International School Moshi - Moshi Campus ISM has been an International Baccalaureate World School since 1977. International School Moshi - Moshi Campus ISM is one of only two world schools in Tanzania to offer the primary years, middle years, and diploma programmes. Find an IB World School There are also various English academic schools with pre-primary, primary, and secondary education, such as the Eden Garden schools. There are a number of non-governmental organizations in Moshi assisting with education. One of them is Give a Heart to Africa, Give a Heart To Africa which offers free education to adult women and assists several of them with starting their own businesses. Medical care The main private hospital in the area is the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC), a zonal referral hospital. This complex has more than 450 beds and serves a population of over * Moshi Municipal Council * KCMC Hospital Moshi * Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (Category:Moshi) Category:Populated places in the Kilimanjaro Region Category:Mount Kilimanjaro


activities running

Christian Medical College under which the KCCO assumes or shares responsibility (subject to specific funding grants) for many teaching activities, running workshops and seminars, supervising the ... Ophthalmic Resource Centre for Eastern Africa , serving in an advisory capacity for planning Eye Department services, conducting epidemiologic and clinical research in prevention or treatment of vision loss or related fields, and serves on committees". KCMC College KCMC Eye Department and KCCO Moshi also hosts the Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (KCRI)) (KCRI), which is the research arm of KCMC. KCRI evolved from the Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Centre (KCRC) in 2009. KCRC was established in 2006 with the support of the Dutch government through the Netherlands-African partnership for Capacity development and Clinical interventions Against Poverty-related disease (NACCAP). History of the Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute NACCAP – the Netherlands-African partnership for capacity development and clinical interventions against poverty-related diseases The primary public hospital in Moshi is the Mawenzi Regional Hospital, which started sometime before 1920 as a small dispensary for German soldiers and became a hospital in 1956. The hospital has about 300 beds but is severely underfunded. In late 2010, its surgical services were suspended indefinitely by the Government and Private Hospitals Inspection Committee of the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. The head of the committee, Dr. Pamella Sawa, said, "During our inspection, we inspected the theatre room of Mawenzi Hospital and found it very dirty, with no t enough ventilation, the situation which is dangerous not only to the patient but also to his her attendant...." Theatre services suspended at Mawenzi Regional Hospital The hospital includes a Care and Treatment Centre for people living with HIV AIDS. The hospital's physical therapy department has a student learning program in cooperation with Norway, in which Norwegian physiotherapy students in their second and third years come as short term apprentices. Other institutions and establishments Moshi municipality has other institutions and establishments, such as the Small Industries Development Organization, the Kilimanjaro Industrial Development Trust, the Furniture Industry Training Institute, the Moshi Memorial Stadium, and a small airport. The main market in Moshi is known as Soko La Kati. Moshi also has a large, open-air market known as Kiboriloni. The market, which is loosely structured, has been for decades a regional hub for commodities such as clothing, merchandise, fresh food, and household items. It operates four days a week. Most of the operators are local residents. Moshi has scheduled airline connections to the rest of Tanzania and other countries through Kilimanjaro International Airport, which is operated by the Kilimanjaro Airport Development Company and located in Hai District along the Moshi-Arusha Highway. Several international and domestic airlines operate there, including KLM, Condor (Condor Flugdienst), RwandAir, Fly540, Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways, Precision Air Services (Precision Air), Airport Arrivals Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways. QATAR Airways to Start Kilimanjaro & Mombasa Service in Jul Aug 2012 Tourism thumb left 250px Askari (File:Askari Independence monument in Moshi Tanzania.jpg) monument in Moshi Moshi hosts several cultural tourism programs operating on the lower slopes of nearby Mt Kilimanjaro. Moshi also serves as the base for many expeditions up the mountain, with climbers staying in nearby hotels and employing local residents as guides, porters, and cooks. To promote tourism in the municipality, the Kilimanjaro Marathon was established in 2002 and is now held annually at the end of February or beginning of March. The race is a member of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. In 2014, 304 persons finished the * Moshi Municipal Council * KCMC Hospital Moshi * Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (Category:Moshi) Category:Populated places in the Kilimanjaro Region Category:Mount Kilimanjaro


national production

; KNCU collects coffee from 96 village societies, representing over 150,000 small-scale farmers. KNCU handles between 50 and 70 percent of the coffee grown in the area and trades over 5,250 tons of Arabica coffee, or about 11 percent of national production. Climate Moshi has a tropical wet and dry climate. Its weather is dominated year round by monsoonal flow. The northeast monsoon prevails December through


index.php

Republic of Tanzania, 2013 The municipality is in the Kilimanjaro Region and is situated on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant volcano that is the highest mountain in Africa. The municipality covers about and is the smallest municipality in Tanzania by area.index.php 2012-02-16-20-10-58 background Moshi Municipal Council - Background ref>

, accessed 4 November 2014 Moshi attained the status of a town in 1956. In 1988, it became a municipality under Tanzanian law, but as of 31 October 2014, the process for submitting its application to become a city was in its final stages. index.php local-news 37772-moshi-quest-for-city-status-well-underway "Moshi quest for city status well underway", ''Daily News

, Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways, Precision Air Services (Precision Air),index.php?option com_content&view article&id 125&Itemid 34 Airport Arrivals Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways. QATAR Airways to Start Kilimanjaro & Mombasa Service in Jul Aug 2012 Tourism File:Askari Independence monument in Moshi Tanzania.jpg thumb


landscapes

%20landscapes.pdf ''Changing landscapes on the southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: An aerial photo interpretation between 1961 and 2000'', authored by Eija Soini, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, 2002, page 1 do not thrive there. The outskirts of Moshi are known for extensive farms of maize and beans, grown once per year during the long rainy season (known as "masika" in Kiswahili). In addition, the Tanganyika Planting Company operates a very large sugar cane plantation

in 1893. ''Tanzania, Journey to Republic'', Randal Sadleir, page 200 ''Changing landscapes on the southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: An aerial photo interpretation between 1961 and 2000'', authored by Eija Soini, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, 2002, page 3 The Kilimanjaro Native


training

School of Pharmacy (KSP). * KCMCo is a campus of Tumaini University. It was started in 1997 and offers a number of medical courses. The college is located within the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre complex, about 6 km from Moshi. * * SMMUCo is also a campus of Tumaini University. It was developed from the Masoka Management Training Institute and the Mwika Lutheran Bible College. It belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania - Northern Diocese

, and it is a multi-campus university college. Currently, SMMUCo has campuses in Masoka, Mwika and Moshi, with future campuses planned for Machame, Siha, and Karatu. * * MUCE is a constituent college of the Saint Augustine University of Tanzania. It offers a model of professional excellence, as a center for training teachers and students to become clear thinkers while providing a holistic approach to learning and teaching through promotion of flexible teacher training programmes focused on appropriate

methodologies. MUCE is located 10 km north of Moshi. * * Since May 2004, MUCCoBS has been a constituent college of the Sokoine University of Agriculture. Formerly known as the Ushirika College, it is the oldest training institution in Tanzania and is located along Sokoine Road in Moshi. MUCCoBS has accumulated 43 years' experience in the fields of co-operative accounting, co-operative management and rural development has of recently turned into other expertise in accounting, management

Moshi, Tanzania

thumb From top: Kilimanjaro Mountain (File:Compiled.jpg), Moshi Hotel (formerly the Livingstone Hotel), A23 Arusha-Himo road, Clock Tower

'''Moshi''' is a Tanzanian municipality "Moshi municipality submits proposal for City status", ''Daily News - Online Edition'', 18 April 2012 with a population of 184,292 according to the 2012 census. Population Distribution by Administrative Units, United Republic of Tanzania, 2013 The municipality is in the Kilimanjaro Region and is situated on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant volcano that is the highest mountain in Africa. The municipality covers about and is the smallest municipality in Tanzania by area. Moshi Municipal Council - Background

Many people from the Chagga and Pare (Pare people) ethnic groups live in Moshi, which lies on the east-west A23 Arusha–Himo (Himo, Tanzania) road connecting Arusha and Voi, Kenya. Just to the east of Moshi is the intersection with the B1 north–south road eventually connecting with Tanga (Tanga, Tanzania) and Dar es Salaam. Moshi is often considered the cleanest town in Tanzania. ''Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities'', United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), 2010

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