Upendo FM Radio

Upendo FM Radio is a religious (Christian) Radio operated by the Eastern and Coastal Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania, established in July 7 2004 and inaugurated on August 29, 2004. Listen now

Frequency: Broadcasting at frequency No. 107.7 MHz. Broadcasting hours: 24 Hours. Target group: Every people. Acts 10:34,35 Then Peter opened his mouth and said: “In truth I perceive that God shows no partiality. But in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him.” Coverage area: From Dar es Salaam City, Currently Reaching the following towns: COAST: Kibaha, Bagamoyo, Kisarawe and Rufiji. MOROGORO: Mikumi, Gairo, and Turiani. TANGA: Handeni, Korogwe, Mombo, Lutindi, Lushoto and Mlalo. ZANZIBAR: Pemba and Unguja. DAR ES SALAAM CITY And Some parts of Iringa region, Kilimanjaro, and Arusha. Estimated audience: Reaching Over 5,000,000 listeners. Our request to listeners and friends: Upendo Fm Radio as a non-commercial Radio depends on contributions and materials from listeners and friends. We thank you for your heartily contribution, and your contribution will enable the Radio in reaching more people in un- reached areas to invest more in infrastructure development such as: Buying STL Link transmitter, Mobile Unit Transmitter, Antenna, Amplifier for main transmitter, Studio Mixer and other accessories. You are welcome to sponsor one or more of our programs or bring your promotional adverts. Bank detail: Title of Account: ELCT – ECD UPENDO FM RADIO Account No: 001 032 48129 0001 Bank: Azania Bank Limited Branch: Masdo House. Swift Code: AZANTZTZ Branch: 001


To lovingly preach the Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people and to teach His word to all Christians. John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. John 13:1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that His hour had come that He should depart from this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.

Mission Statement

To be the leading Christian Radio in Eastern and Central Africa in presenting the Holy Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to every people comprehensively, and giving a lovingly opportunity of responding to Him and His teachings. John 14:23 Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him….

Upendo Fm Radio has been broadcasting a number of programs that are most liked by our listeners mentioning a few like: (1)News Bulletin: (11: 00am – 11: 05am, 03:00pm – 03:05pm, 07:00 07:10 pm daily), we disseminate local and foreign news that have been thoroughly investigated and meets Media ethical values. (2) Wanawake na Jamii: (08:10pm 9:00pm Friday’s) This program discuss about the burning issues that encounter women during their day to day activities such as women and legal rights; gender; children rights; leadership; the protection of HIV/AIDS infections from mother to the child, entrepreneurship; and savings and credit cooperative society to empower women economy. (3) Mazingira na Makazi (08:15pm 09:00pm Tuesday’s) The program advocates about Environment and settlement, how to keep the environment clean, environmental conservation, how to combat soil erosion, effects of over population etc. (4) Amani na Maridhiano: (10:00pm 11:00pm Wednesday’s) The program deals with peace and reconciliation debate where by different people with high exposure are invited to discuss about the issue globally. (5) Mitaani Live (EYE WITNESS): (07:45 am 09:15am Monday to Friday) it’s a program that reporters from different parts of Tanzania are reporting what is happening to their areas. It’s a kind of current affairs reporting (Breaking news). (6) Imani Yako: This is a religious program which discuss about faith. Christian pastors lead discussion and invite listeners to air views and ask questions pertaining to the issues being discussed. (7) Uponyaji: It is a live program conducted by evangelists whereby listeners request prayers to God as regards to their needs. (8) Wasemavyo Watoto na Upendo FM: (10:00am 11:00am Saturday’s) it’s a children program deals with Sunday School children from different churches and sometimes we also invites the displaced children to air out the real situation they are facing and people make calls to give them support. (9) Tunu ya Ujana: (02:00pm-03:00pm Saturday’s) it’s a Youth program enriching them spiritually, mentally and physically – 1 Timothy 4:12 “Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.”
The head office of Upendo FM Radio is located at plot No 00228 Luther House block 000029, 2nd Floor along Sokoine Drive near the Azania Front Lutheran Church Cathedral. Postal address: P.o. Box 13603, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Telephone: +255 22 212422. Mobile: +255 767 67 33 37 E Mail: upendoradio@yahoo.com Telephone: +255 22 2124221, +255 22 2124226 Office e – mail: upendofmr@elctecd.org News Room e – mail: upendofmnews@elctecd.org

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