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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John 4:13-14 Jesus said to her, "Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life."