Donor: USAID through Africare Tanzania
Fund: TZS 671,160,700
Brief: Pamoja Tuwalee project aimed to improve the lives of Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) and their caretakers through provision of comprehensive services. The project was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which is implemented nationally through four key partners: Africare, Family Health International, World Education and PACT. Africare implemented the initiative in Dodoma, Singida, Njombe and Iringa regions in collaboration with Futures Group International, Tanzania Home Economics Association (TAHEA) and Chama Cha Uzazi na Malezi Bora Tanzania (UMATI). The project started in 2011 and phased out in November 2016.
Action for Community Care (previously Sharing Worlds Tanzania) was a sub-grantee/implementing partner of Africare implemented the project from 2011 to 2016 when it phased out. ACC implemented the project in three districts which are Bahi, Chamwino and Dodoma Municipal in Dodoma region. Key interventions focused on improving capacity of community volunteers and local government authorities to manage MVC activities; provide comprehensive services to MVC and their households; support beneficiaries to establish groups for income generating activities as well as saving and lending programs; and child protection. 255 volunteers capacitated and were involved in project implementation; 108 groups were established; 19,730 households and 30,940 MVC reached.