The Trust Fund
The Golden Pride Children's Choir Education Trust Fund is a legally registered trust fund. It was set up to ensure funds are managed and spent in a transparent and appropriate manner. The Trust Fund's bank account is with Barclays Bank in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The 3 Trustees are respected and leading women in their respective fields.
Mrs Rose Simon Sayore
Rose Sayore was born on 27th March 1947 in Moshi Kilimanjaro. Rose attended primary school from 1955-1958. She attended secondary and high school education between 1959-1968.
In 1969 Rose joined the University of Dar es Salaam where she attained a Bachelor of Arts (Theatre Arts) Degree in 1972. In mid 1972 Rose was employed as an Assistant Film Editor and Scriptwriter in the Government Film Unit under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. In 1973 Rose was sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency to pursue studies in Motion Picture Production in Toronto Canada. Rose graduated with a Diploma in Motion Picture Production, and a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Photographic Arts) Degree.
In 1977 Rose returned to Tanzania where she has served in various positions. These include as a Film Editor / Director at the Audio Visual Institute now called the National Television, as a Theatre Arts Promoter with the National Arts Council and currently as the Executive Secretary of the Tanzania Culture Trust Fund.
Rose has also been involved in community programs as a volunteer and as a coordinator. These programs include The Rotary Club sponsored Jaipur Foot Project which provided limbs to amputees, the UNICEF sponsored Mother and Child Survival Program, Artists Campaign against AIDS, Adult Education Program, Plan International's Children's Arts Festival and Primary School Children Arts Festival.
Ms Rose Ana Aziz
Rose Ana Aziz was born on August 01 1961, in Moshi, Tanzania. She received her primary in the USA and secondary education in Canada. After finishing her secondary education, she returned to the States for further studies. Rose received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1984, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 1986, both from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
During her academic years at Howard Rose was inducted into several honour societies, including The National Deans List for Outstanding College Students, The Chemical Engineering Honour Society for Outstanding Chemical Engineering Students (Omega Chi Epsilon), and the National Engineering Honour Society for Outstanding Engineering Students (Tau Beta Pi). In addition, she was elected as Secretary, then Vice President, of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Howard University Chapter, between 1982 and 1983 respectively. Rose has worked in the private sector holding a number of positions, both in the States and in Tanzania.
She is at present, the Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of Products of Nature Company Limited and Managing Director of Azipack Company Limited. Rose has also served as Deputy Secretary of the Federation of Women Entrepreneur's in Tanzania (1996-2000), and a member of the Board of Trustee of The Jane Goodall Institute (1995-97).
Ms Prema Lalji
Prema Lalji was born in Tanzania in 1951, did her schooling at the then St Joseophs Convent in Dar es Salaam, then went on to the well known Mount Carmel college in Bangalore, India, graduating in the Science stream. Prema returned to Dar es Salaam where she commenced her career with TANESCO, the national electricity supplier. She then worked for the Indian Diplomatic Commission.
In the recent years Prema worked for the Baljee Group of Hotels in India where she made an entry into the challenging world of the hospitality industry. Prema has managed Kearsely's Tours and Travels in Tanzania, worked in sales and marketing for the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines also in Dar es Salaam.
Prema then incorporated her own travel & tours operation in called 'The Rickshaw Travels Ltd' and in the first span of 4 years added two branches in Tanzania and two more in Nairobi and London respectively.
Prema is one of the five Executive Committee Members of the Telefood charity, which is a FAO affiliated program with the noble aim of eradicating poverty and hunger in Africa. Funds are raised annually and are used to train women from villages to enable them to sustain themselves in society honourably. This project has recorded the highest rate of success in the African region.