The mission of Mater Dei USA(MDUSA) is to transform the lives of the poor, including elderly people and vulnerable children, by providing integrated family care and community based services to enable them to become self reliant and productive members of society, both economically and socially.

MDUSA is made up of dedicated individuals spread out around the world, all working together to help the people of Northeastern Tanzania. Learn more about our history, meet our staff, Board of Directors, and partners– without whom we could not do this important work!

MDUSA works in the following areas:



cat relief


cat development


cat education



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1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light as he himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.