Masai leaders engage their Communities in a dialogue about gender violence

For more than 3 years UZIKWASA has been supporting five partner organizations from across Tanzania in applying reflective leadership development approaches to their own operations and program implementation. Among UZIKWASA’s long-term partners is SHALOM, an NGO based in Arumeru district in Arusha region. Shalom works predominantly with Masai villages including Loovilukuny village In November  2021… Read More »

Pangani FM – Helping Communities to cope with Climate Change

Pangani FM – Helping Communities to cope with Climate Change With the unprecedented challenges that climate change brought about, especially to the global south there is an urgency to deliver climate services to enhance community resilience and their ability to cope. Experts have proven that the dissemination of climate related information and services to climate-sensitive… Read More »

From Boda Boda to Boda Bora – A Changing Narrative in Pangani

For UZIKWASA however, Boda-boda riders’ close link to their community makes them potential stakeholders in the fight against GBV and VAC. Our Boda-boda intervention package in Pangani combines reflective training with a radio program where they share their change experience and inspire other youth to follow suit. Reflective training equips Boda-boda youth with leadership skills… Read More »

Pangani women- One Voice against Stereotypes

During the days leading up to 2022 International Women’s Day UZIKWASA joined hands with Pangani stakeholders in a series of events to celebrate achievements of our women. On 28th February several District Council representatives launched the commemorations at Pangani FM radio though clicking the play button for a new song to mobilise the whole district… Read More »

ISALE -From blessing to curse and back!

Through a partnership model UZIKWASA shares reflective social change approaches with interested  CSOs in Tanzania. In February 2021 we supported our partner AJISO in facilitating a reflective training to the NPA committee in Kirongo Samanga ward in Kilimanjaro. As participants reflected about drivers of GBV and child abuse they shared how the use of traditional… Read More »

Despite Corona- Pangani school children continue ‘to go to school.’

Husna is a 13 year old standard seven students from Boza village in Pangani/Tanga.  She is one of thousands of children in Tanzania who were forced to stay at home since March 17, 2020 when schools were closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  But Husna, her classmates, and many other primary and secondary school students… Read More »