||White Orange Youth
Majengo across from Majengo Secondary School.
White Orange Youth is a Tanzanian non-governmental organization
at grassroots level. It is made up of domestic and international
volunteers who believe that empowered youth can work together
to eliminate HIV/AIDS. Contributions are used to support programs
which include providing HIV/AIDS and life skills information
to youth, empowering youth to be peer educators, and encouraging
them to work with local community members, other NGO's and government
leaders. Volunteers are most welcome. Karibu sana!
||Mkombozi Centre for
Mkombozi (meaning "liberator, emancipator" in Swahili)
works to help Tanzania's street children through housing, education,
research, advocacy and outreach. Initially established in 1997
as a live-in residential center and safe haven for street children
in Moshi, Mkombozi has expanded its vision and mandate significantly
over the years. In addition to working with children already
on the streets, Mkombozi works to end the abuse and neglect
of children, and to ensure that children's dignity and rights
are recognized. It strives to identify opportunities for intervention
before a child migrates to the street. Volunteers, visitors
and donations very welcome.
TAFCOM (Tanzanian Organization Facilitating Community Development
Projects) is a registered
non-governmental organization (NGO) that has been working
in Tanzania since 2005. Our principle goal is to initiate,
facilitate and promote initiatives with a focus on poverty
alleviation and human rights. Working in close partnership
with our community, TAFCOM aims to foster opportunities for
development with long term sustainability.
||Amani Childrens Home
Amani, which means "peace" in Swahili, is home to nearly 100 orphans and street-children, boys and girls of all ages. Amani is a small, non-profit NGO rescuing children from homelessness and reuniting them with their families whenever possible. Contributions are used to feed, clothe, and educate the kids. Visitors are welcome in the afternoons.
The For many children in the villages around Kilimanjaro,
primary education is the only form of education they will
receive. Therefore, their primary education is vital for their
foundation in life. The Village Education Project Kilimanjaro
(VEPK) has been working with the local District Education
Office since 1994 to improve the physical infrastructure of
the school, assist English teaching and provide books and
equipment. The Project has also set up a Vocational Training
School to teach children skills to enable them to earn a living,
and a Computer Centre to provide courses for adults and children.
The craft shop and cafe at Marangu Mtoni sells crafts made
by the students at the Vocational Training School, as well
as other local crafts. The shop and the cafe are located on
the edge of a valley with the river Una running below. There
is balcony seating where you can enjoy snacks and refreshments.
Next to the shop, two traditional Chagga Huts have been built
to show how the Chagga tribe used to live. All proceeds from
the Craft Shop and Cafe supports the project's activities.
Vocational Training Centre
The centre strives to empower youths and adults, to assess
their needs and develop problem solving skills related to
some of the following areas: poverty alleviation; reduction
of communicable diseases; human rights awareness; reduction
of women's workload; use of simple technologies and sustainability
in the community. Programs are offered in areas of vocational
training; skill sharing and problem solving among adult women;
empowerment of out-of-school-youth to solve their problems,
self employment; health education for the Pasua community
on reproductive health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS and STD's.
Childreach International Tanzania works with Government Primary
Schools and local communities within rural Tanzania and has
been implementing initiatives to help increase access to quality
education, health and child protection. Todate, Childreach has
worked in Kilimanjaro, Shinyanga and Manyara regions. Our country
office in Moshi opened in April 2009. Since its start up, Childreach
International Tanzania has implemented several projects including
School Farming , Vocational Training Centres, Environmental
Programmes and ‘My School My Voice’. Childreach
International Tanzania has also partnered with local grassroots
organisations to implement projects around School Health and
Child Rights and Protection. Childreach International has formed
lifelong relationships with the communities where we implement
our projects, and work in close collaboration with the Village,
District and Regional Administration in the areas where we operate.
Chapel Children's Centre
Near Moshi Club, as going if to the International School but
without turning right onto Lema Road. Children's home with outpatients
hostel for KCMC patients relatives.
operated by Rafiki Foundation Inc.
Located 10 mins west of Moshi, on the Arusha Road at the Machame
The Rafiki Village is one of ten operated across Africa. In
their village they raise and educate 160 Tanzanian orphaned
or vulnerable children, teach vocational skills to 120 teenaged
girls and boys, and conduct quarterly medical clinics for the
surrounding area. If you are interested in helping please contact
them via above details - help is always welcome.
Kilimanjaro Youth Organisation (YOJEG)
at M.V.T.C, Sukai Ward/BomaMbuzi Street.
Tel: 0754025233 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
YOJEG is an umbrella organisation for Kilimanjaro youth groups
involved in education, training and employment of youth. Lobbying
and advocacy initiatives with the government on youth-related
Welfare Centre - Emma Grocery Road, Shanty Town
Also known as Kishari Boy's Home.
||Pamoja Tunaweza Women's
Center P.O Box 8434, Moshi
Pamoja Tunaweza Women's Center opened for clients in the beginning
of November 2007, we are a staff ompiled of health and social
workers. Our focus is to provide support to marginalized women
and their children suffering from gender based violence or being
victims of HIV. We are in partnership with KWIECO (offering
cooperating with other NGO's in the region and the Social Welfare
to assess the needy. At our center we provide individual and
group counseling, education on various aspects; such as HIV/AIDS
and gender issues. We also provide free HIV testing and counselling
at our center for men and women, with strict confidentiality.
Women's Information Centre, Kawawa Street,
offers legal advice and counselling to people, who are unable to afford it.
Email: email@example.com, Training centre for women without
(Network against Female Genital Mutilation)
NAFGEM designs and provides sensitisation, awareness and education
programs to grassroots communities and provides workshops with
the aim of eradicating female genital mutilation. NAFGEM works
collaboratively with other anti FGM organisations to collect
data, exchange information and resources, and to advocate for
the eradication of other harmful traditions against women.
CED, Mafuta Street (Internal
Printers), Moshi. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Empowering marginalized groups, forge strategic partnership
with some existing alliances like LGAs, CBOs, NGOs and FBOs
in a view to offer participatory capacity building on community
economic development issues. Mainstream HIV/AIDS, human rights
and leadership skills to women entrepreneurs. Identify and
develop Action Research processes which will promote joint
understanding of the REAL community needs.
Education & Economic Centre (WEECE)
On the KCMC Road, near Sokoine Primary School.
WEECE focuses on gender equality issues and the employment of
women, especially in rural Rau Ward. Programs and projects aim
at strengthening and co-ordinating networking between women
based on their personal and family needs and economic projects
and marketing strategies; initiating community health projects,
training in leadership, assertiveness and management issues,
research and advocacy. Through small loans to women, WEECE empowers
women to establish a business to earn money of their own.
Association of the Spinally Injured (KASI)
YWCA, near Standard Chartered Bank. Email: email@example.com
Kasi aims to rehabilitate and socially integrate people of spinal
cord injuries, and works to prevent new injuries. This includes
counselling, assisting members to access wheelchairs etc. They
support establishment of income generating activities. Membership
is open to persons with spinal cord injuries who reside in the
Disabled Network, Kaunda Street, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership is open to residents of the Moshi District with physical
or sensory disabilities that keep them from daily activities.
Assistance is given through pooled resources and training, with
the aim of integrating individuals back into the community.
Goods manufactured by members provide revenue to purchase additional
materials, making it a self sustainable organisation
Lions Club - Tel: 0754260348
The Lions Club is an international organisation that funds specific
projects to assist people with various disabilities.
Moshi Aids Information Centre, Makinga Street.
This NGO was formed as a voluntary response of women in and
around Moshi to the increasing severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
and the issues facing women as a result. Health education and
counselling are available from volunteers at the Moshi Aids
Porter's Assistance Project Ltd
Hill street, near Coffee Shop. Tel: 0754 817615
Running services for porters to improve their safety, and informing
tourists of correct porter treatment and trekking culture.