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

FGM fight is one that we’ve to win

FGM fight is one that we’ve to win “It is a difficult fight, but it is a fight we have to win for the sake of hundreds of girls whose health, future educational prospects and esteem are jeopardized because of outdated, dangerous traditions,” says Mr. Valerian Mgani, the Project Manager with the Association for Termination

Challenges of Women Land and Property Rights in Meru District

Challenges of Women Land and Property Rights in Meru District The community challenge vs the project Community Economic Development and Social Transformation (CEDESOTA) initiated a Women Land and Property Rights project in Meru District in 2016 in order to lobby and advocate for women’s land and property rights in the district communities. Its purpose is

School Clubs empower children against GBV in Arusha

School Clubs empower children against GBV in Arusha The Centre for Women and Children Development (CWCD) is implementing a two year project called Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence. This project is funded by Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) under the Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) cluster and it targets ten Wards of Arusha District,

Land Ownership in Hunter Gatherers and Pastoralists Communities

Land Ownership in Hunter Gatherers and Pastoralists Communities FCS grantee, Ujamaa Community Resource Team (UCRT)  started a two-year project named “Promote Hunter Gatherers and Pastoralists Women Land Rights”. The project areas are in four villages of Lerug, Partimbo, Orkitkit and Amei in Kiteto District, Manyara region. Two hundred and forty (240) women were to be