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Denmark grants TZS 1.6 bn in additional funding to FCS to support civil society programs across the country

5 May 2021, Dar es Salaam, The Danish Embassy in Tanzania has granted Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) DKK 4,280,720, equivalent to TZS 1.6bn additional funds to contribute towards sustainable development in Tanzania. The additional funds bring the total of the Danish Embassy’s financing to FCS to approximately TZS 4.4bn for the year 2021. The Embassy signed an agreement to increase Danish support to FCS on 5th May 2021. The agreement was signed by Danish Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Ms. Mette Nørgaard Dissing-Spandet and FCS’ Executive Director, Mr. Francis Kiwanga.…

CSOs Directors: CSOs are dynamic, essential in Elections

CSOs call for Inclusion of Marginalized Communities in Upcoming Elections Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) promote citizen participation and accountability in the electoral processes through engagement with electoral authorities and its stakeholders for the enhancement of democratic governance. This was said during the CSOs Directors Forum discussion: The role of Civil Society in Democratic Elections. The Event organized by Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) brought together over 80 CSO directors from Dar es salaam and nearby regions for dialogue and capacity strengthening of CSOs on democratic elections. The session aimed to…

CSO Week 2019: Emphasis on Partnership and Collaboration

Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) and partner Civil Society Organisations in Tanzania have today announced the dates for the weeklong CSO multi-stakeholder conference, dubbed CSO Week 2019. The event is scheduled to take place from 4th to 8th November 2019 in Dodoma. The event aims at bringing together key Civil Society members and their respective organisations to effectively engage in in-depth discussions on their work, share experiences, and see how CSOs can strategically collaborate within the sector and with citizens, the Government, donors, and the private sector. Over 15 CSOs…

FCS Launches Giving Tuesday campaign to support Healthcare Workers 

Foundation for Civil Society has launched the Giving Tuesday campaign to support the protection of Healthcare workers in Tanzania. The focus of this year’s Campaign is the acquisition of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers in Tanzania as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The Campaign invites stakeholders and the public to donate funds or PPE supplies (Masks, Gloves, Goggles, Coverall, Hand sanitizer and Hand soap) to healthcare workers who are at the frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The Campaign dubbed #TujikingeTuwakingeWahudumaWaAfya will run for two weeks…