Our Mission

Go to National Development

National Development

To Be a Responsible Partner In Tanzania’s National Development.

Go to Social Change

Social Change

To Participate in Social Change Initiatives.

Go to Trust


To Build Stronger Relationships Trough Trust and Integrity.

About us

Building Our Nation...

Tanzania Asian Development Association (TADA) was formed out of the desire to get the Asian Communities under one roof to preserve common heritage and share a common stage to jointly undertake social responsibility to serve the communities and the nation at large.

TADA’s Mission Statement represents its Aims and Objects.


Shabir Abji

Exec. Director New Africa Hotel. Shabir assisted in the running of the family business named AJ Group of Companies as the Group Director. Shabir Abji has served as the Chairman of Aga Khan Health Services TZ , Councilor of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries, Director of DSM Tourism Board. He is also member of the FAO sponsored Telefood Committee. He is also one of the Initiators of TADA.

Sanjay Suchak

Vice Chairman
Sanjay Suchak serves as the MD of African Risk and Insurance Services Ltd. Sanjay also serves as a Board Member of FNB (T) Ltd. He holds various leadership positions in a number of Trade Associations including the following: Financial Sector Assessment Programme and a past President of the Tanzania Insurance Brokers Association, among others. Sanjay selflessly dedicates his time to various Social Service Organizations that includes TADA.

Bharat Ruparelia

Hon. Secretary
Hon. Sec – is the Initiator and Founder Member of TADA. He is Managing Director of Alldean Satellite Networks (Tz) Ltd. and ComSec Security Systems Ltd. Besides being inexhaustible businessman with interests in various Sectors of Commerce and Industries, Hon. Sec – Bharat, holds social responsibility on top of his life’s aim which is to follow the legacy of his benevolent Father and illustrious extended Family of Sunderji Nanji Damodar Ruparelia.

Naushad Dossa

Hon. Treasurer
Newly appointed Hon. Treasurer of Tanzania Asian Development Association, though softspoken is a man, honest to his profession and service to Community. Dossa, a Professional Accountant believes in simple living and selfless social service.

Dinesh Vaishnav

Founder Member and currently the Executive Secretary of TADA is a Social Activist in his own rights. Like father Like Son, for over four decades Dinesh dedicated his life in welfare services to communities. Having been in the travel tourism sector for over twenty years, Dinesh kept himself connected to the people and the world at large. He is a great lover of animals especially the Dogs. He considers it a challenge and a privilege to be associated with TADA.

Shiraz N.Rashid

Director (Elected)

Shabbir Zavery

Director (Elected)

Shakil Yunus Kassum

Director (Elected)

Vinaykant Somaiya

Director (Elected)

Ashwin Sampat

Director (Elected)
H.H. Prince Agakhan Shia Imami Ismaili Council of Tanzania Nawaz Walli Karim Jamal
Khoja Shia Ithna Ashery Jamaat – Dar es Salaam. Dr. Jaffer Dharsee Amin Valji
Anjuman E Saifee (Bohra Jamaat) Shabbir Jariwalla
Shree Hindu Mandal – Dar es Salaam Rajesh Mistry Harshad Patel
United Kutchi Sunni Muslim Jamaat. Dr. Nazir Arab Yahya Sameja
Sikh Council of Tanzania Dr. Kulbir Gupta
St. Xavier Society (Goan Community) Savio Fernandes Leslie Mascarenhas


New beginnings, fresh starts, reaffirmations for a brighter future all come to mind as we enter in a New Year. We make purposeful and heartfelt promises to ourselves and others. We try our very best to put these desires into words and actions.

New Year Wishes are all about warmth, camaraderie and goodwill. TADA stands for these values that offer brotherhood, happiness and warmth even in the mundane days. Let us together share the genuine fellowship that fulfills TADA Mission and Vision.

Our WEBSITE is a “vehicle” that I consider to be the simplest and meaningful method of disseminating information that would bring the Asian fraternity closer in our continued efforts in Building Our Nation…..together.

Member Communities have unanimously agreed to dedicate year 2017 to our YOUTHS. I am pleased to officially launch TADA Youth Wing based on the THEME…..

“Making of future….together
Creating Hope, Opportunity, Results”

Happy New Year - 2017.