Aid Tanzania was founded by Wantay Irmakesen and Tina Bump in December 2007 and is a registered 501 (c)(3) organization in the US. Wantay is Maasai from the Ngorongoro district of Tanzania. Tina and Wantay met in January 2006 in Tanzania and were married in September 2007. After living together in Colorado for 3 years, they moved to Tanzania in late 2010. Aid Tanzania's partner organization in implementing its programs in Tanzania is Kiretono Resource Organization.