Kivulini is a NGO in Mwanza with the mission to facilitate the creation of social, economic and legal environments within society that guarantee women and girls' right to live in violence free communities through self-empowerment, advocacy, and an active social movement for change.
In Swahili, Kivulini means “in the shade”; Kivulini implies a place of safety, perhaps under a tree, where people meet for discussions and offer support to one another. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
TGNP, established in 1993, is a Tanzanian NGO working in the civil society sector, focusing on the practical promotion and application of gender equality and equity objectives through policy advocacy and mainstreaming of gender and pro-poor perspectives at all levels in the Tanzanian society. The goal is being operationalized through adoption of three main clusters namely: Activism Lobbying and Coalition Building, Knowledge Generation and Communication and Feminist Leadership Institute. ... [according to site editor's information]
TAMWA is a NGO formed in 1987 by 12 women journalists and broadcaster who opposed the way media portrayed women and determined to join hands to remedy the situation. In the meantime TAMWA has been involved in a number of social transformation interventions; nevertheless the core approach continues to be media advocacy. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
TAWLA is a NGO that serves as a forum for women lawyers for mutual support. It is committed in the promotion and protection on of women and children's right and the improvement of their general status through Legal Literacy Legal Aid Service, Advocacy, Research and professional advancement of its members. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Aims and objectives of MEWATA are inter alia
* To provide organizational means for medical women to come together as a professional body and to project its outlook and image in the interests of the Society.
* To promote interest of medical women in different parts of the country and to foster friendship, professional communication and understanding amongst them.
* To encourage and provide opportunities for medical women to identify health problems of the communities they serve and utilize their skills and training in solving or alleviating such problems. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Village Enterprise Fund is a US-based NGO that works primarily with subsistence farmers in remote, rural areas of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. It provides business training, funding, and mentoring to help them create and sustain income-generating small businesses. Business training empowers a group of five people to operate a business. Topics include: sales, marketing, recordkeeping, group dynamics and decision making, saving, and re-investing profits for growth. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Chipua, meaning "sprouting" or "growing" in Swahili, is a NGO based in Dar es Salaam. We use a multidimensional approach to equip disadvantaged youth, especially girls, with the necessary tools to improve their lives, withstand the pressures and temptations of their environments and become contributing members of their communities. Our programs instruct participants in developing technical and business skills; entrepreneurship; command of the English language and morals and ethics in order to create a skillful and confident individual capable of engaging in an income-generating business. ... [according to site editor's information]
ActionAid Tanzania is an Associate of the international anti-poverty agency ActionAid International. ActionAid Tanzania works in collaboration with the poor and other civil society actors in achieving a strong local anti-poverty movement. The work is focussed in five regions: Zanzibar, Lindi, Mtwara, Kigoma and Pwani. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Hakikazi Catalyst is a NGO committed to achieving social and economic justice. Its goal is to facilitate processes that support the initiatives of poor and marginalised communities to influence change in national and local level policy and practice and also to promote the eradication of poverty. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]