Tanzania Expedition #6(2016): Scotch and PLC

Welcome to the site dedicated to the Tanzania Expedition. You will find lots of useful information and links to great web sites related to the trip. Some of the information is residual from the 2010, 2012 and 2014 trips - but new material related to the current - 2016 - expedition is being added all the time. Scroll down to find the links..


Scotch/PLC 2014 Encounter With Maasai
Scotch/PLC On Safari
Scotch/PLC Climbing Mt Meru
Landing at Julius Nyerere Airport, Dar es Salaam
Operation Raleigh in Matipwili

2016 Expedition and News

2014 Expedition and News

Past Expedition Newsletters

Fundraising For Matipwili


The Matipwili Project

Expedition Essentials

Going On Safari

Climbing Mt Meru

Past Expedition Photos and Powerpoints

Expedition Links

2012 Expedition News and Events

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Tanzania Statistics

  • Population of 43.7 million people (UNICEF) includes over 120 different ethnic groups
  • 3 million orphans (1.3 million due to HIV/AIDS)
  • 1.4 million people living with AIDS (UNICEF)
  • Religion: About 45% of Tanzanians are Christian, 45% are Muslim and 10% follow indigenous belief systems.
  • Life expectancy at birth: 56
  • 89% of people live below the international poverty live of $1.25 per day
  • 22% of children are malnourished
  • Only 35% of 15-19 year old female adolescents have a comprehensive knowledge of HIV