The Yearbook on Media Quality in Tanzania 2018 assessed a sample of 25 media outlets in the country for quality performance. Criteria included professionalism (multiple sourcing, identifying topics beyond the official agenda), comprehensiveness (various perspectives, addressing root causes of problems, multiple opinions and viewpoints), understandability for audience and ethics. One of the most salient study… Read More »
Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Using Gender –Transformative Approaches at a Community Level in Rural Tanzania: The UZIKWASA program has been published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Drawing on longitudinal research (hearsay ethnographies) and qualitative methods (IDIs and FGDs), this paper explores how UZIKWASA’s program effects change. Read full article.
KUMBE is a powerful Swahili word expressing surprise and, in a deeper sense, realization or awakening. In UZIKWASA’s Theory of Change, “KUMBE” marks a process of surfacing consciousness, ‘seeing’ oneself and one’s role in society, before taking steps towards change and personal transformation. With the slogan KUMBE! Inanihusu mimi… na sisi sote our new TV… Read More »
Integrating reflective couple trainings and couple coaching with an interactive live radio program has been very promising. Not only have reflective training approaches generated new awareness among couples regarding root causes of their conflicts. Busati la Wenza radio program has also become a powerful tool for enhancing the impact of the couple trainings among Pangani… Read More »
People from all walks of life, district officials, community leaders, couples with conflicts, religious leaders and UZIKWASA team members themselves share their incredible change stories in our 2019 Calendar. After participating in reflective training’s and coaching session diverse groups of participants got to “see” themselves as they continued to work on their personal change questions.… Read More »
After the success of UZIKWASA’s award winning feature film AISHA, in August 2017 we have released yet another media production that has already captivated Pangani FM listernship: TAMAPENDO It is a thrilling radio drama that tells the story of Fatuma and Chaballa, two young people from Pangani who face immense challenges in a community where traditional… Read More »