Top 10 MLM Companies In Tanzania

In today’s post, we will examine the top 10 MLM Companies in Tanzania.

Tanzania… Where the giraffes and the elephant play, and maybe a monkey or two. It is a country of much diversity in Eastern Africa and MLM has begun to spring up in Tanzania as a means for people to own a business with little monetary investment and still have the opportunity to grow into a large business creating financial freedom for the person.

About Tanzania

Tanzania is a country that was formed when Tanganyika and Zanzibar both gained independence from the United Kingdom and merged to form Tanzania.

It is a country run on a dominant party constitutional presidential governmental system. The dominant party is the democratic socialist Chama Cha Mapinduzi party. The capital city is Dodoma. The largest city is Dar es Salaam which was at one time the capital. It is a port city and the commercial haven of Tanzania.

The primary language in Tanzania is Swahili, but English is widely spoken because of the United Kingdom’s influence for so many years. Tanzania is both culturally and naturally diverse. Mount Kilamanjaro is in Tanzania and Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria lies partly in Tanzania.

A large percentage of Tanzania is protected for conservation. The country has 16 national parks. If you want to see African wildlife, Tanzania should be your travel location.

Rules For Direct Selling In Tanzania

I find very little information on direct selling laws in Tanzania. I did find the following:

Tanzanian regulations allow foreign and domestic private entities to establish and own business enterprises and engage in legal forms of remunerative activity. The Business Registration and Licensing Act establishes licensing regulations for business operations. It provides the right to establish private entities freely, to own property both movable and immovable, and to acquire and dispose of property including interest in business enterprises and intellectual property.

The Act stipulates that no business entity can enter into business activities in Tanzania before obtaining a business license through the Business Registration and Licensing Agency (BRELA). Registration fees and charges for foreign companies are significantly higher than for domestic companies. The government is now implementing the Business Activities Registration Act of 2007, which aims to reduce administrative barriers with one centralized licensing database.

So it seems that owning a home based business in Tanzania is not difficult at all.

Top 10 MLM Companies in Tanzania

The Top 10 MLM Companies in Tanzania

Okay, starting with #10 and working to #1, here are the top 10 MLM Companies in Tanzania. They are the most prevalent, but there are many other MLM Companies operating in this African country.

I am putting the company website links in the reference section if you would like to try their products or possibly start your own home based business.

# 10: Avon

Founded way back in 1886, Avon’s representatives sell various personal care products. Now based in London, United Kingdom, Avon has found a great market in Tanzania. You will find Avon representatives as you admire the beautiful Tanzanian countryside.

We’re the company that not only brings beauty to doors, but also opens them. The company that supports six million independent micro-entrepreneurs in over 100 countries. The company that for more than 125 years has stood for beauty, innovation, optimism and, above all, for women.

Source: Avon

# 9: Edmark

Edmark started as Ever Dynamic Marketing in 1984. Founded by Sam Low Ban Chai in Malaysia, Edmark markets and sells a wide variety of health and wellness, as well as personal care products. Edmark is well received throughout the African continent.

From what I see, Edmark is loved by many representatives for its wonderful compensation plan. Edmark lives by and teaches what are known as the 4 pillars of success:

  1. Gratitude
  2. Abundance
  3. Love
  4. and Compassion

We are fully committed to help people succeed in Health, Wealth and Total Well-Being.

# 8: Tiens

Tiens Group was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Tianjin, China. When founded, multilevel marketing was essentially a no-no in China, but Tiens jumped hurdles and cleared obstacles to stand strong in the face of adversity.

Tiens is focused also on health and wellness. The company has a strong core of business owners in Africa and even has an office in Dar es Salaam where products come from China for representatives to sell.

Tiens recently launched a new branding strategy which is discussed in this Press Release.

Mission: To provide global consumers with quality products and opportunities of education & cause, improve their life quality, and make the society harmonious.

Source: Tiens Tanzania

# 7: GNLD

Known more commonly as NeoLife, GNLD was founded by Jerry Brassfield over 50 years ago in 1958. The company markets and sells a huge range of nutritional supplements as well as personal care items.

GNLD headquarters are in Fremont, California. Jerry instills company values of family first.

GNLD purpose: Empowering people to take responsibility for their Health, Self Improvement, and Financial Independence.

Source: GNLD

# 6: Trevo

Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Trevo was founded by Mark and Holli Stevens. It is a MLM with basically one product… An outstanding drink made up of a variety of superfruits that gives people ample vitamins and minerals that their body requires.

The Trevo product is loved all throughout Africa and Tanzanians have flocked to join the MLM company and sell this wonderful product. Trevo is a member of the Direct Selling Association and follows their principles religiously.

Our mission is to be more than just another successful company. It is our goal, our passion, to help you open your life to the world of opportunity and possibility that is before you.

Source: Trévo

# 5: Qnet

Vijay Eswaran founded this Hong Kong based MLM in 1998. Qnet has had its share of haters but continues to grow stronger as they spread across the world.

And, Qnet opened an office in Dar es Salaam and has been attracting various Tanzanian citizens to be representatives of the company.

Qnet markets and sells a wide range of products in weight management, personal care, nutrition and energy, as well as home care.

QNet started getting online purchases for its products from Africa since 2007. Today there are thousands of Tanzanian citizens who have also registered to market and promote QNet online products as IRs. Its top-selling products in Tanzania are health and wellness products, household items such as water filtration systems, online education learning and luxury products like watches and jewellery.

Source: Business For Home

# 4: Jeunesse Global

Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis founded Jeunesse Global in 2009. From home base in Lake Mary, Florida, they manage a large conglomerate of home based Jeunesse business owners around the globe. Tanzania is quite in love with the Jeunesse product line of anti-aging skin care and other personal care products.

According to the Jeunesse website:

The Jeunesse Family creates positive impact in the world by helping people look & feel young, while empowering each other to unleash our potential.

# 3: Oriflame

MLM Companies to expand into the Tanzania borders, many women immediately fell in love with the high quality Oriflame cosmetics. Founded in 1967 by Jonas and Robert af Jochnick, Oriflame is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Founded in 1967 by two brothers and their friend, Oriflame is now an international beauty company selling direct in more than 60 countries worldwide. Our wide portfolio of Swedish, natural, innovative beauty products are marketed through a sales force of approximately 3.6 million independent consultants.

Source: Oriflame


# 2: Forever Living Products

Forever Living Products manufactures and sells using the MLM format various products using Aloe Vera or Bee derived products. These amazing products have become very popular in Tanzania.

Forever Living Products was founded in 1978 by Rex Maughan and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. FLP does have an office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

32 years ago Forever was only a dream. To realize that dream we knew it would take the tremendous efforts of many great people. To that end, we have assembled a team that is unmatched in the business world. At Forever we have built a team that has come together, progressed in its abilities, and now truly defines the word ‘success’.

~ Rex Maughan, Founder

# 1: Aim Global

Known as Alliance in Motion, AIM Global was founded in 2006 by Dr. Eduardo Cabantog, Engr. Francis Miguel, and Mr. John Asperin. Headquartered in the Philippines, AIM Global markets, sells and distributes products for other manufacturers with the United States based Nature’s Way as well as AMS Life Science Co.

AIM Global has many representatives in Tanzania. Alliance In Motion has a three part Mission:

  • To empower the world.
  • To encourage confidence, optimism and happiness.
  • And, To create worth and make a distinction.

Alliance In Motion Global also known as AIM Global, distributes and markets top-of-the line food supplements, beauty products, premium blended beverages and more.

Final Thoughts

Multilevel marketing has become quite popular in Tanzania. We are finding more and more Tanzanians using MLM to start their own business.

What are your thoughts? Do you have any questions? You can post any and all below. Thank you.

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Chuck Holmes
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