Background of Kurasini Training and Conference Centre
The Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC) is a member based organization that includes all Catholic Bishops of Tanzania. It was founded in 1957 and it was officially registered on the 13th of May 1975. The conference is comprised of 34 dioceses with its Headquarters in Dar es Salaam from which all permanent departments of the Catholic Secretariat cooperate with all dioceses and international agencies. The finance department was found when the Conference was found.
Kurasini centre is one of the income generating units under TEC umbrella. All the income generating units of the TEC are there to support the survival of the secretariat financially. Planning, organizing and coordinating all the financial activities of the Secretariat and also initiate means of how the Secretariat can device means of soliciting income through different investments and projects. Liaison with external and internal agents on the one hand while monitoring and coordinating income sections on the other hand ensure the sustainability of the Conference.
Vision and Mission Statement
“To be a pastorally driven organ of the Catholic Bishops of Tanzania that lives catholic values and demands professional competence in its work”
The Tanzania Catholic Secretariat is an instrument of the Bishops Assembly to guide, coordinate, facilitate and promote pastoral and social services through collaboration with people of good will, for the evangelization of all.
DIRECTORATE CORE VALUES
Despite the general core values of TEC the Directorate staff has to adhere to core values of the directorate. Kurasin centre (Tec) has one main kitchen from which all food production is done, the kitchen produces all food from their raw to the finished form .it has a restaurant and canteen with well trained and qualified chefs and waiters who are ready to listens and attend to your needs
Responsibility and Accountability
Understand professional responsibilities
We take full responsibility for our activities and are accountable for our work.
We honor our commitments and take pride in our work.
Understand and adhere to ethical responsibilities
We readily and openly provide information.
We proactively communicate and share our work status and priorities
We make clear the rationale for our recommendations.
We convey changes immediately and consistently.