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 »

Mwera Village kicks off 16 Days of Activism

People from all over Pangani District flocked to Mwera  village  on November 25th to  participate  in the 2019 launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.  They turned this year’s theme: “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!” into a colorful event that showed how Pangani Women and Girls experienced rape, sexual… Read More »

UZIKWASA and Pangani District Authorities join against GBV and Child Abuse

On Saturday 15th 2019 UZIKWASA, in collaboration with Pangani District Authorities,    awarded the top ten best performing villages in Pangani for their efforts to fight violence against women and children. Almost thousand community members and their leaders attended the colorful event to learn from the winning villages who shared their stories about what they did… Read More »