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Search results for Project Country: Tanzania
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Displaying records 1-12 of 12 results
All results totalling $1,139,430
Total may include redundant amount due to supplements.



Project Title: Youth Awareness of Constitutional Reform
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To support raising the awareness of Tanzanian youth on and their engagement with the constitutional reform and referendum process through a Katiba Yangu (or My Constitution) campaign. This campaign will feature multi-media content produced by Tanzania Bora Initiative, produce and disseminate a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) booklet, and use an SMS and mobile web platform where youth can receive and provide feedback on the content of the draft constitution and areas of reform.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $200,000
Project Title: Improving Youth Advocacy and Accessibility to Local Governments
Organization Name: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To build the capacity of youth civil society groups and encourage the local level participation of youth. The institute will partner with two Tanzanian youth civil society groups in order to build their capacity to implement programs that support young people's access and advocacy to government institutions in urban and rural environments.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $250,000
Project Title: Know the Constitution
Organization Name: Tanzania Bora Initative
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To increase public access to information on governing processes and rights enshrined in the constitution. The organization will build the capacity of young journalists to understand and report on democratic processes in Tanzania.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Civic Education for Marginalized Groups on Constitutional Reform
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To raise awareness of and engagement with Tanzania's constitutional reform process by traditionally marginalized populations, as well as increase their knowledge of their rights and responsibilities within the current constitution through dialogues and community radio campaigns. This approach will feature targeted radio content produced in conjunction with local partners, the production and dissemination of issue-based infographics, and use of the SMS and mobile web platform launched under the previous iteration of this program.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $250,000
Project Title: Public Engagement Program
Organization Name: Inclusive Development for Citizens
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To enhance government accountability in Tanzania through enhanced citizen engagement and the promotion of free expression. The organization will carry out an online campaign aimed at promoting citizen participation, accountability, and transparency using social media, and will use these citizen voices to engage with policymakers on accountable governance and freedom of expression.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $49,896
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Improving Democracy, Rule of Law and Access to Justice in Tanzania
Organization Name: Tanzania Network of Legal Aid Providers
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To strengthen the capacity of legal aid providers to advocate for access to justice in poor and marginalized communities in Tanzania. The organization will work with legal aid organizations to enhance citizens' access to quality legal representation and legal literacy and will convene a task force of legal aid providers and justice institutions.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $33,702
Project Title: Jua Katiba Tanzania-Know the Constitution
Organization Name: Tanzania Bora Initative
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote understanding on access to information, governing processes, and civic space. The organization will recruit and train young artists to develop their skills in transformative arts. This initiative will focus the attention on how artists can convey stories about governance and the variety of rights enshrined in the constitution.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $60,000
Project Title: Promoting Transparent and Accountable Governance
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To support the technical and operational capacities of the organization to provide a platform for free expression and citizen oversight of governance in Tanzania. The organization will strengthen its core operations and internal capacities, and retain access to its office. The organization will also continue to operate its web platform and manage technical challenges.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $39,918
Project Title: Facilitating Youth Participation in Zanzibar
Organization Name: The Zanzibar Fighting Against Youth Challenges Organization
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To facilitate civil society collaboration in Zanzibar. The organization will conduct a series of trainings for youth leaders on how best to comply with the legal framework to promote their rights. It will also organize opportunities for them to advocate to government officials and discuss how the two groups can work collaboratively.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $30,054
Project Title: Promoting and Protecting Free Expression
Organization Name: Tanzania Network of Legal Aid Providers
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To strengthen state and civil society collaboration on legislation addressing free expression and association through policy engagement and capacity-building. The organization will conduct trainings on legal implications of new legislation with government officials, legal aid providers, the media, and police.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $103,228
Project Title: Online Parliamentary Forum
Organization Name: Tangible Initiatives For Local Development Tanzania
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote citizen oversight and issue-based accountability in Tanzania. The organization will develop an online platform through which citizens can follow parliamentary proceedings, communicate directly with MPs, and discuss political developments in the country. The organization will also publish a report assessing parliamentary effectiveness in carrying out its legislative functions and representative responsibilities.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $34,954
Project Title: Nguvu Ya Tano (Power of Five)
Organization Name: Tanzania Bora Initative
Project Region: Africa
Project Country: Tanzania
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To expand young people's participation in political and electoral processes in Tanzania. The organization will conduct targeted civic education campaigns, develop audio and video public service announcements with voter education information, and host a youth dialogue to facilitate greater youth participation in the 2019 and 2020 electoral processes in Tanzania. During the youth dialogue, participants will develop and sign onto an action plan to raise political awareness among young people and advocate for their shared priorities. The organization will also release a series of political cartoons featuring messages about voting and civic participation.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $42,678