Sister Cities of Durham, North Carolina

Working Toward World Peace: One Friendship and One Community at a Time



Pictured above:  Members of the Arusha City Committee hosted the Tanzanian Ambassador to the US.

ARUSHA, TANZANIA Sister City Since 1991
Arusha sits on a high plateau of the African Rift Valley at the base of Mt. Meru, which is Kilimanjaro's volcanic partner.  It is surrounded by National Parks, including Mt. Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Olduval Gorge. 
It is a rich mosaic of cultures including the famous Masai Peoples.
The "Mountains - Waterways" connection is Mt. Meru, which is at the north end of the main street of Arusha.

Activities of the Arusha City Committee

--Water project at St. Joseph's School, partnering with Rotary E-Club of District 7710.
-- Helping to build a Women's & Children's Clinic with a grant from Sister Cities International
-- Uniforms Project for Orphans in Arusha
-- Partnering with Anglican Diocese of Arusha and Episcopal Churhes in Durham