Welcome to TECDEN Website

Tanzania Early Childhood Development Network (TECDEN) is a national umbrella of Early Childhood Development Organizations working in TECDEN to influence policies, programmes and practice related to Early Childhood Development (ECD) by sharing information, experiences and through these processes to generate knowledge and understanding on ECD...




Tanzania Early Childhood Development Network (TECDEN) was found in December 2000. It was formally registered on 30th June 2004 by the Registrar of Societies, Ministry of Home Affairs under the societies ordinance, 1954. Among the objectives one was "…to develop and maintain an active ECD network through strong institutional links between ECD related organizations" What started out as the inter Organizational Committee naturally developed into the formation...


TECDEN Geographical Coverage

TECDEN currently has members in eighteen Regional Chapters in located in eighteen Government Administrative Regions in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar as follows: Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Kagera, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Morogoro, Mwanza, Pwani, Ruvuma, Tanga, Mjini Magharibi, Unguja Kaskazini, Pemba Kaskazini and Pemba Kusini.


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Contact Information

Kambarage Road

Abla Complex

3rd floor,
P.O.Box 23204, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel: +25521218116

Fax: +25521218117

Email: info@tecden.or.tz, ecdnetwork@gmail.com