Promising Future for Empowered People With Disabilities

Introduction Tanzania League for the Blind (TLB) ran a project on advocacy for People with Disabilities for 2 years, with support from the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) in Kwimba district, about 85 kilometers from the city of Mwanza. The project, among other objectives, sought to empower People with Diasabilities benefit from available opportunities which

Polygamy and Women’s Land Rights in Iringa

Ask yourself this. Honestly how many times have you ever heard polygamy in the same breath as any good story regarding women’s rights in society? Hardly maybe. We are heading to Igula Village, in Isimani area, Iringa region to follow up a very interesting story about one polygamous family. There are three of us –

SAY No to FGM

Through activities undertaken in this project by Tusonge, with support of the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) many issues pertaining to Gender Based Violence have come to the fore and in turn got the attention they deserve. As a result, sensitized women from among pastoralist communities who used to practice Female Genital Mutilations (FGM) as

Empowered citizens are more responsible on their community development

Amani Girls Home, a non-governmental organisation established in 2002, was primarily established to cater for street girls in Mwanza, Tanzania’s second biggest City, but it has since expanded its scope to other areas of social work. This includes community awareness campaigns, which is the subject of this story. “We have widened our scope to include

The Act of Giving: CSOs Blood Drive Provides the Gift of Life

The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) organized the #Giving Tuesday campaign CSOsBlood Drivethat took place on August 31, 2019 at Muhimbili National Hospital in collaboration with partner CSOs and community members in an initiative to donate blood for patients at the country’s fore-most referral hospital.     The Giving Tuesday campaign centered on blood donations

CSO Week 2019 Preparations Underway

The CSOs Week 2019 Organizing Committee met on 14th August, 2019, to discuss plans for the upcoming annual Civil Society Week to be held in Dodoma in November this year. Members of the committee in attendance included officials from Foundation for Civil Society (FCS), POLICY FORUM, WAJIBU Institute, TWAWEZA, SAVE THE CHILDREN, YUNA, Legal Services