Member Organizations

ORGANIZATIONS DEFENDING WOMEN RIGHTS

  • TAWLA

Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA) is an NGO founded in 1989 and officially registered in 1990. Read more

  • The Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association (ZAFELA)

The Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association (ZAFELA) was established in 2003, spurred by the many challenges facing women and children in the community. Read more

  • Mikono Yetu

MikonoYetu is a non-profit organization with registration number. 87,078 registered and operate in Mwanza. Read more

  • Rural Women Development Initiative (RUWODI)

The Rural Women’s Development Initiative (RUWODI) is a private, voluntary, non-governmental, non-partisan and non-profit making organization. Read more

  • TANZANIA WIDOWS ASSOCIATION – TAWIA

To empower and inspiring widows champion for improved widows life and dignity of society, particularly vulnerable groups through a cohesive, professional membership, committed to our core values of excellence, integrity, and compassion. Read more

  • TNGP Mtandao

TGNP was formed in 1993 as an activist non-profit organization, and in 2012 was registered as TGNP Mtandao Limited. Read more

  • Tanzania Media Women Association (TAMWA)

The Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA) is a non-profit sharing, non-governmental and non-partisan organisation registered under the Societies Ordinance on 17th of November 1987 with registration number SO 6763. Read more

  • Kivulini

Kivulini is a registered non-governmental organization based in Mwanza, Tanzania. It was founded in 1999 by six Tanzanian women who could not sit back and simply watch the rampant violence against women and girls taking place in their communities. Read more

  • Kigoma Women Development Group (KIWODE)

Kigoma Women Development Group (KIWODE) is registered non-profit, non-religious, non-political and non-governmental women’s organization as NGO established in 2004 by women and legally registered by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2007 under Registration Number of S.O. 14928. Read more

  • LEWOPAC -LINDI
  • MUSODEO-MOROGORO
  • ABC Foundation- MARA
  • Shamsia Women Group
  • Better  Life (NGO) –DODOMA
  • Bethania Empowerment and Support (BEST)- MUSOMA
  • Mbeya Women- MBEYA

 

ORGANIZATIONS DEFENDING PASTORALISTS’ RIGHTS

  • Tanzania Center for Research and Information on Pastoralism (TCRIP)

Tanzania Centre for Research and Information on Pastoralism (TCRIP) is a private, autonomous, voluntary non-governmental, non-profit sharing organization which is registered under NGO’s Act of 2002. The TCRIP is currently registered and hosted by Chama Cha Wafugaji Tanzania. Read more

  • TANZANIA PASTORALISTS COMMUNITY (TPCF)

Tanzania Pastoralist Community Forum (TPCF) is a non-partisan, non-governmen-tal, non-profit making organization, working in Tanzania to advance the rights of pastoralist peoples in the country. Those peoples are the Maasai, Barabaig, Akie, Taturu and Hadzabe. Read more

  • PINGO’S FORUM

The Pastoralists Indigenous Non Governmental Organizations’ Forum (PINGO’s FORUM) is an advocacy coalition of indigenous peoples’ organizations who are currently 53, working in Tanzania for the rights of the marginalized indigenous pastoralists and Hunter-gatherers communities. Read more

  • PAIDECO- NGORONGORO

 

ORGANIZATIONS DEFENDING NATURAL RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC RIGHTS

  • HAKI MADINI

HakiMadini a non-profit-making organization strategically linking grassroots minerals sector realities with national, regional and international policy processes.  Read more

 

ORGANIZATIONS DEFENDING MINORITY RIGHTS

  • UNDER THE SAME SUN

Under The Same Sun (UTSS) is passionately committed to ending the often deadly discrimination against people with albinism. Read more

  • TANZANIA ALBINISM SOCIETY – TAS

Tanzania Albinism Society (TAS) is a national non-profit organization established in 1978 by albinos. TAS is helping to protect and empower people with Albinism in Tanzania and serves over 12,000 registered members. Read more

  • Zanzibar AIDS Association and Support of Orphans (ZASO)

Zanzibar AIDS Association and Support of Orphans (ZASO), is an NGO established in 1995 and registered on 17/9/1996 with Registration No. 24 under Zanzibar Society Act No 6 of 1995. ZASO is concerned with AIDS Orphans who are below 18 years of age for the aim of supporting them physically and morally so as to lead good life like other children in our communities. Read more

  • SANA – DAR-ES-SALAAM

 

ORGANIZATIONS DEFENDING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

  • MEDIA INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

MISA seeks ways in which to promote the free flow of information and co-operation between media workers, as a principal means of nurturing democracy and human rights in Africa. Read more

  • UNION OF TANZANIA PRESS CLUBS (UTPC)

High-ranking leaders of Press Clubs based in Lake Zone Regions Tabora, Dodoma, Mwanza and Shinyang. Read more

  • The Organization of Journalists against Drug Abuse and Crime in Tanzania (OJADACT)

OJADACT is concerned with increasing incidences of illicit drug trafficking as it remains a big problem and complicated issue in the country. Read more

  • JORNARIGHTS –DAR ES SALAAM
  • HALI HALISI PUBLISHER-DAR ES SALAAM

 

ORGANIZATIONS DEFENDING POLITICAL RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN GENERAL

  • LEGAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER – LHRC

The LHRC is a non-partisan, non-profit sharing, non-governmental organization striving to empower the public, promote, reinforce and safeguard human rights and good governance in Tanzania through legal and civic education and information. Read more

  • JUKWAA LA KATIBA TANZANIA

JUKWAA LA KATIBA TANZANIA (JUKATA) is a Forum of Tanzanian Civil Society under the leadership of a National Steering Committee (NSC). Read more

  • Southern Africa Human Rights NGO-Network (SAHRiNGON) – Tanzania Chapter

Non-governmental, non-partisan network organization established to ensure promotion and protection of human rights in Tanzania and Southern Africa. Read more

  • The Tanzania Citizens’ Information Bureau (TCIB)

The Tanzania Citizens’ Information Bureau (TCIB) is a non-profit organization established to advance the education and participation of citizens in the promotion, protection and consolidation of democratic principles through access to appropriate and independently researched information about political, economic and social policies and issues. Read more