- Organization Name:Afri-Tanzania Volunteers for Change
- Address:P.O.Box 105025
Dar es salaam 105025
Dar es salaam
Tanzania, United Republic of
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To promote and empower the youth to foster and sustain development through mounting self-esteem, advocacy and awareness raising, poverty reduction, equal education, sexual health(SRHR), environmental conservation, capacity building and networking programs which are youth centered, gender sensitive environmental friendly and readily accessible to vulnerable youth through facilitation, training, seminars and workshops.
We believe that putting people at the heart of development is the only way to make a real difference in the world. Our main objective is to carry out activities to educate the communities on relevant social and economic issues ,such as advocating for positive change and awareness raising, developing new approaches to poverty reduction, health care, equal education, environmental conservation, capacity building and networking programs which are youth centered, gender sensitive environmental friendly and readily accessible to vulnerable youth through Volunteering.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES OF (AVC):
-To carry out activities to educate the community on relevant social and economic issues such as children, women, and disabled persons rights, entrepreneurship skills development, drug abuse, to carry out construction of education, and social centres.
-To provide education on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) .To educate young people to engaging in safe sexual and reproductive practices that will lead to healthy lives.
-To provide education on HIV/AIDS and STI’s, how it is transmitted, means of prevention and to stop stigmatisations in rural areas of Tanzania.
-To bring volunteers from different places to experience the life, culture while they are working within the communities in such a way as to enhance their understanding of different cultures.
-To provide the framework wherein people of all social and economic backgrounds, race, colour, religion and ethnicity may come together to provide voluntary service in peace, love, harmony and mutual self-respect in different communities.
-To tap and use the spirit of volunteering of youth towards the achievement of National and International peace and understanding.
Afri-Tanzania Volunteers for Change (AVC) is a youth based organisation that was created to encourage and further Community Development in Tanzania. This development is achieved by empowering youth through volunteering work. AVC is a Non-Governmental, Non- political, Non- profit making, and charitable organization established under and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of laws of Tanzania
AVC started on January 2013 in Dar es salaam Region but came into totally existence in 17 November 2014, registered with the registration number 00NGO/00007623. This organization founded by the group of young men and women eager to uplift themselves from unemployment and poverty and to make positive changes in their Communities.
AVC Head office is located at Kinondoni District, in Dar es salaam ,about 14km from Mwalimu Nyerere International Airport .Its ''Host Community'' is located in Mloganzila ,Kisarawe in Pwani Region about 30 km north-west of Mwalimu Nyerere International Airport in Dar es salaam City.
- Year established:2013
- Organization type:Grantseeker
- Country of registration:Other
Types of funding being sought (i.e. funding type)
- None specified
Program areas of focus and activity (i.e. funding cause)
- None specified
Geographic areas of focus and activity (i.e. geographic area)
- None specified