ABOUT US

BACKGROUND


Safina Women Association, based in Morogoro Region, was established in 1996 by a group of twelve women and became officially registered by the government of Tanzania as NGO in 1998 (ref. NO 9351) under the Society Ordinance of 19954 Rules 5 as Non-Government Organization (NGO). The primary objective of SAWA was to improve the social and economic status of its members and the Morogoro community at large. SAWA runs pre and primary schools and manages saving and loans to its member and stuff.

VISION


Every child has the right and opportunity to access quality learning so they have the skills and knowledge to reach their full potential.

MISSION


SAWA's mission is to support children's success in education by empowering women, communities, schools, and government to work collaboratively in creating supportive and inclusive learning environments.

OBJECTIVE


SAWA's mission is to support children's success in education by empowering women, communities, schools, and government to work collaboratively in creating supportive and inclusive learning environments.

Main Objective

To raise awareness by strengthening the capacity of stakeholders, to strategically engage at all levels so as to influence on the improvement of support of development of all women and children.

Specific Objectives:

  • To raise awareness amongst stakeholders on the importance of holistic approaches to children development.
  • To promote appropriate child rearing practices.
  • To mobilize resources for the promotion and improvement of women and children development.
  • To collaborate with other organizations involved in women and children issues and other stakeholders.
  • Convene meetings, seminars, and workshops with a view of exchanging knowledge , skills, and disseminating information and opinions.
  • Establish savings and credit facilities to give small loans to women and youths to establish sustainable projects on affordable terms.
  • To propose, conduct and/or facilitate research documentation, analysis and dissemination of the findings pertaining to women and children development.
  • To create a strong culture of women and children development.
  • To take a leading role in influencing policies, guidelines and legislations that concerns the rights and development of women and children welfare through advocacy and lobbying.
  • To develop and support most vulnerable children lobbying and advocacy to have quality basic needs for example education and health.

ACHIEVEMENT


  • Currently SAWA is working in two (2) Districts in MOROGORO Region which are Mvomero and Morogoro Municipal but also implementing a Girls Hostel project in IRINGA REGION, (Mufindi District).
  • Own Modal School Leena
  • Working closely with local government leaders and community at large i.e. Monthly Mobile Clinic.
  • Government of Mvomero District recognize our 2 ECDs Vianzi and Mtangani as a Satellite School.
  • Working with different partners such as Firelight Foundation,Interhand,Costwold,Twaweza/ Uwezo, SEGA and ...
  • Formation of Village Saving and Loans (VSL) groups at Mvomero District in Mela Village and Vianzi Villag