Union Organisation, TANZANIA
was established by small scale fishers in 21st July 2005 as a Civil
Society Organization to help in safeguarding and promoting the interests
of fishers. The organization registration operates in all regions
of Tanzania Mainland. It is a non-profit and not affiliated to either
political nor religious body or institution.
primary mission is to protect children and fishers’ rights,
to reduce the rate and epidemics of infectious diseases (HIV, malaria,
etc.), provide educational support to vulnerable children in fishing
communities, advocate for good governance practices, and promote
gender , social and economic development.
the past several years FUO has participated in the following health,
environmental, and education support issues.
> HIV / AIDS prevalence research in the fishing community in
collaboration with TANESA.
> HIV/ AIDS, Malaria and epidemic diseases prevention to youth
through Sports and Games promotion in collaboration with PSI-Tanzania
> Condom promotion in fishing communities in Sengerema District
> Peer Educators training in collaborating with ADRA
> Participating in HIV reduction work place program in collaborating
HIV / AIDS BUSNESS COALITION TANZANIA- ABCT
> Participating in good governance project such as Social accountability
monitoring- SAM and Public expenditure trucking- PETS
> In collaboration with Sengerema District council in planning
how to serve the vulnerable children.
see collaboration and networking as key to the success of our activities.
For instance, we have collaborated with Tanzania Aids Commission
– TACAIDS on HIV / AIDS documentation on Effects, risky Behaviors,
social awareness on HIV/ AIDS information. Other organisations include
CADA, HURUMA WOMEN GROUP- HUWOG, TANZANIA FISHERS UNION - TAFU,
NYANZA SOCIAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION- NSEDA, MINISTRY
OF WATER, LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION (LVBC), EAST AFRICAN WATCH
NETWORK, POLICY FORUM
and Material Support needed
need financial and material support in order to overcome many challenges
in our fishing communities to make them safe and sustainable for
future generations. The following areas needs immediate measures
2. Drug abuse (IDU)
3. Homo sexual (Men to Men Sex)
4. Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT)
5 Environmental conservation.
6. Rescue program in Lake Victoria.
7. Constructing Vocation center for Fishing Farms
8. Establishment of health care centers for women and children living
hope our request will be considered and thank you in advance.
are located at Mlimani Street. Plot No 106 A III, PO BOX 2969, MWANZA,
TANZANIA. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Juvenary E.A Matagili,Chair, Mob +255755876335/ +255784876335 and
Angelo Mutimba, Principal Field Officer, Mob +255767430430