civil society

In Tanzania, AICS supports 4 projects of civil society organizations, with a total overall contribution of approximately € 5.3 million:

  1. Promote decent work, rights and dignity for domestic workers - emPoWeReD (AID 012590/04/6) This project, managed by the Community Volunteers for the World (CVM), aims to improve the level of professional training in the category of domestic workers in Tanzania, to increase their ability to claim their rights and get out of informality at work. The overall duration of the project is 36 months and will involve a total of over 150,000 beneficiaries.
  2. KISIMA - Strengthening of the water service in the districts of KIteto and SImanjiro, Manyara Region (Tanzania). The intervention (AID 11902), under the direction of the OIKOS Institute, aims to guarantee and increase fair and sustainable access to water systems and sanitation and environmental services in the districts of Kiteto and Simanjiro, also with the goal of making the population independent in managing the water network. With this in mind, it intervenes to strengthen community water management cooperatives. Particular attention is paid to the health and hygiene conditions of the youngest: 59 accessible latrines are being built in the target schools for people with disabilities.
  3. No one left behind: rights and accessibility to school and rehabilitation services for minors with disabilities in the district of Iringa, Tanzania (AID 11901). The initiative aims to intervene on the causes of exclusion and discrimination of people with disabilities, and is developed on three main axes: 1) the training of human resources employed in schools and day centers in Iringa; 2) the accessibility of school facilities; 3) the promotion of an inclusive culture in communities, associations of people with disabilities and local institutions. The executing body is IBO Italy.
  4. Feeding the future: Integrated intervention in agriculture, health, nutrition to support the first thousand days of mothers and children in Iringa and Njombe (AID 11900). The initiative, managed by CEFA, promotes the fight against malnutrition through agricultural, health and nutritional interventions, with the aim of improving the health and nutritional status of the communities residing in the regions of Iringa and Njombe and in particular that of mothers. and children, as these areas are characterized by high rates of child malnutrition. With the aim of strengthening food security in the area and guaranteeing better nutrition, the initiative intervenes to promote sustainable agriculture.