The Tanbur African Aid Society or TAAS is comprised of a group of Canadian educators, primarily from the Edmonton, Alberta region who care deeply about the education of children in the underdeveloped and impoverished African countries of Burundi and Tanzania.


TAAS was established on August 21, 2008 as a not for profit charitable society in the Province of Alberta, Canada. TAAS recruits volunteer professional staff and raises funds for bursaries, school materials, supplies, and furnishing.

2016 TAAS Board of Directors
2016 TAAS Board of Directors


Our mission is to provide professional and financial resources to empower people in Tanzania and Burundi to better prepare themselves to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Donation accepted
     Donation accepted from St. Angela Elementary School