Our Story

We are a Tanzanian non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Babati, Manyara and founded in May 1992 with registration number 1750.

For over a quarter of a century, we have been collaborating with local communities in the Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Tanga and Arusha regions to alleviate extreme poverty by:

  • Empowering women and youth;
  • Improving crop production and livestock systems;
  • Promoting renewable energy;
  • Protecting and distributing village water supplies;
  • Supporting environmental conservation.

Vision & Mission

Our vision is a poverty-free, equitable and environmentally sustainable society.

Our mission is better lives through empowered communities, gender equity, support
for youth and environmental conservation.



We believe that people can escape poverty through the empowerment of women and youth, the training of communities and ethical support.


We believe that sustainable development requires gender equality in decision-making and that successful projects need to include gender issues in their implementation.


We believe that change requires youth to be active decision-makers and key project implementers as they are energetic, flexible and eager to learn.


We believe that change is necessary and must be managed to ensure that it improves the lives of its beneficiaries and matches our vision and mission.