The Church runs a number of institutions, e.g. educational institutions, such as primary schools for the deaf at Mwanga and Njombe townships, , the Lutheran Junior Seminary in Morogoro, which offers Secondary and High School education,  and language/orientation course to missionaries, and a kindergarten unit.


  Tumaini University, Makumira is a Church owned institution. It has the following  constituent colleges in different parts of Tanzania, namely Makumira (Arusha), Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (KCM-College) (Moshi), Dar es Salaam College (TUDARCo), Stephano Moshi Memorial University College (SMMUCo, Moshi),

   The University’s main objective is to offer tertiary education in an environment imbued with Christian faith, traditions and moral values.


  The Church also runs medical institutions, e.g. Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) established by ELCT and managed by the Good Samaritan Foundation (GSF) as from 1971. Also almost each diocese has a hospital and several health centers/dispensaries.


Soon after Independence of Tanganyika from British rule, the Government called on the protestant Churches in the Country to establish a referral and teaching hospital in the Northern zone of the country. Under the leadership of the Right Reverend Stefano R. Moshi, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanganyika, Good Samaritan Foundation (GSF) was established as a corporate body and registered in Tanganyika in 1961, with Bishop Stefano Moshi as its first Chairman.
GSF planned for the construction of the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and raised large funds from overseas partners to build and equip the hospital……..


Your Health. Our Priority!

One of the key factors that distinguish a thriving community is its ability to deliver excellent medical care to every resident and community member in which it serves. If the character of a community is defined by many factors, how well it answers the health care needs of its population is surely one of the most important. Simply put, quality comprehensive health care is a right!……..


Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College is situated 4 kilometers north of Moshi Municipality on the slopes of the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

 In the early 1960s, the government of the then Tanganyika called upon the Christian Churches in the country to establish a referral and teaching hospital for the Northern Zone……..


Tumaini University Makumira (TUMa) is a Christ-Centered University focusing all its programs through the guidance of and obedience to the word of God by conducting and ……………..