About Us


TAHEA Mwanza is a professional National Non Government Organization (NGO’s) founded in March, 1980. It ‘s registration number is SO.6179 under the Tanzania Society Ordinance and was regally registered on14th October 1980. Later, the organization was given the certificate of NGO Compliance No. 1732 of 4th December, 2006 under NGO Act.

TAHEA Mwanza is a regional branch which is autonomous and works to address the local needs of Mwanza City. TAHEA Mwanza is a professional nongovernmental organization which has grown as an organization and in service provision for the past 27 years. We have made a difference in hard to reach communities where our services have continued to narrow the gaps of abject poverty.

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TAHEA Mwanza facilitates development processes among resource poor families and communities, supporting them to utilize their potential to improve their living standards socially and economically. We support their full inclusion in the communities, We give them new knowledge and skills while acknowledging the potential within families and communities, we facilitate people, families and communities to enhance what they have. By changing attitudes and behaviors they themselves become the solution towards transforming their lives.

We believe that education is a key factor to accelerate changes; TAHEA Mwanza continues to build capacities of community groups from target rural communities to equip them with capacities to deal with outside pulling factors towards individuals and community development as a whole.

During the last 5 years, TAHEA Mwanza has been able to increase access to quality care, learning and development to 21,692 children aged 5-6 years in Ilemela and Nyamagana districts by promoting Pre Primary school education through community efforts with a community managed micro finance synergy.

We have been able to increase access to credit facilities for 31,138 farmers and increased the household income from 500/= per day to 3,500 per day in the targeted communities in Sengerema, Ukerewe, Nyamagana and Ilemela districts. TAHEA Mwanza has been able to improve household food security among 48,257 participating farmers from 1 – 2 meals per day to 2 – 3 meals per day in Sengerema, Ukerewe and Geita districts.