The OldBoma at Mikindani
A national monument and training hotel; The Old Boma is a vocational training facilty aimed at bringing sustainable employment to Mikindani.
Precision Airways update
Precision Airways have just issued the 100th edition of their inflight magazine Paa. A feature on the Old Boma Hotel starts on Page 31.
Update: Old Boma response to Corona Virus
To All Old Boma Customers,, Firstly, we wanted to say thank you to all of you for your continued support. To all the donors of Trade Aid’s charitable projects, and to all Old Boma customers who remain as gracious and giving as ever we thank you during this difficult time for your donations or your continued support of The Boma and […]
Celebrating Graduation – March 2019
March saw yet another day of celebration in Mikindani as 21 more students graduated from The Old Boma Training Programme. Consolata Receives Her Certificate The Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, the Hon. Constantine Kanyasu was in attendance as 180+ local residents celebrated as our 21 trainees received their certificates, bank cards and NSSF memberships. After a long six […]
Cultural Celebrations Sweep Mikindani
At The Old Boma, nothing makes us happier than seeing the local community come together for a celebration, and that’s exactly what’s been happening in Mikindani. Since the announcement of the conservation in August 2017, we’ve been working with Trade Aid and the local community to find a way to bring more responsible tourism to Mikindani, and the community have […]
At the Heart of Conservation
Mikindani lies at the heart of cultural heritage in Southern Tanzania and along with Kilwa is one of the best surviving examples of coastal Swahili culture in the region. Nelson Mandela once said that people’s cultural heritage has a profound power to help build a nation. This principle has guided Trade Aid & The Old Boma throughout the last twenty […]