13th Annual Civil Society Forum in Zanzibar Kicks Of

Association of non-governmental organisations in Zanzibar (ANGOZA) convened the 13th edition of the Annual Civil Association of non-governmental organisations in Zanzibar (ANGOZA) convened the 13th edition of the Annual Civil

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13th Annual Civil Society Forum in Zanzibar Kicks Of

Association of non-governmental organisations in Zanzibar (ANGOZA) convened the 13th edition of the Annual Civil Association of non-governmental organisations in Zanzibar (ANGOZA) convened the 13th edition of the Annual Civil sampleDownload Report

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FCS and CSOs join hands to support over 220 Children

The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) launched the #GivingTuesday campaign in Tanzania on November 19, 2019.

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FCS and CSOs join hands to support over 220 Children

The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) launched the #GivingTuesday campaign in Tanzania on November 19, 2019.

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What is at the core of case verification? : Measuring the results and outcomes of program interventions

Foundation for Civil Society’s core niche is working with organizations implementing interventions at grass-root levels as the majority of citizens reside in these areas.  In ensuring that interventions achieve the desired results and outcomes in line with the strategic plan, results from programs are compiled using a case-based system. This system was piloted immediately after the revision of the theory of change and the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) framework and it includes the following levels of cases; Unverified changes from grantees reports or monitoring visits referred to as…

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FCS Trains its 151 Grantees on Project Reporting

Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) grantees submit periodic reports on the progress of project interventions implemented in their various geographical and thematic areas. The reports ensure that the outcomes and results of inventions are well documented. The reports highlight the data collected and the narrative of the issues that arise during implementation. These reports inform FCS on the outcomes, results, cases (impact stories) from the ground. From 23 to 24 January 2020, FCS capacitated 151 of its grantees implementing various projects across Tanzania on project reporting. The training was organized…

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CSO Week 2019 Highlights and Facts

NEW REGISTERED CSOs A total of 617 new CSOs were registered between 2018 and 2019 while only 385 were registered in 2017. This is a significant growth (60 percent). Among the 617 CSOs registered, 44 were registered at international level, 551 nationally, 7 regionally and 15 at district level. These figures, therefore, add to a total of 10,318 CSOs registered in the country as of October 30, 2019. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly and Children, Hon. Ummy Mwalimu, provided the figurers during the opening of CSO…

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3rd CSO Media Forum 2019 Hosted in Zanzibar

The fourth and last session of the CSO Media Forum was hosted in Zanzibar on November 29, 2019. The event was co-hosted by Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) with Association of Non-Governmental Organizations of Zanzibar (ANGOZA) a network of NGOs in Zanzibar, and it brought together media practitioners and Civil Societies operating in Zanzibar.   FCS believes in creation of a national space where all parties (political and non-political, state and non-state) can converge and hold meaningful discussions and dialogues on Tanzania nation building. Subsequently, holding these media-civil society forums…

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Regional Directors Forum Focuses on Strengthening Partnership

Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) has played a critical role in facilitating increased capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to engage with the Government and private sectors since its inception. This has been achieved through various platforms including quarterly and annual reflection meetings for CSOs, strategic meetings between CSOs and Members of Parliament as well as Members of House of Representatives in Zanzibar, Annual CSO forums, CSOs Directors forums as well as the CSO Week.   In order to enhance and strengthen the development of the CSO sector, FCS works…

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CSO WEEK 2019 KICKS OFF

The highly anticipated Civil Society Week 2019 (CSO Week 2019) is scheduled to take place in Dodoma from November 4 to 8, 2019. The event is themed: “Progress through partnership: Collaboration as a driver for development in Tanzania.” The theme places great emphasis on partnerships. It proposes that for Tanzania to achieve its development vision and attain the level of growth envisioned in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), those involved in delivering this growth must get better at working with each other.   The official steering committee for the CSO…

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