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Organization Contact Information

Name: Counselling and Family Life Organization (CAFLO)
Street 1: Ilala, Dar Es Salaam
Street 2: Kilosa, Morogoro
City: Dar Es Salaam
Province: Dar Es Salaam
Post Code: 255
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Phone: +255754833145
Email: caflotanzania@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.envaya.org/caflo

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Mariam
Last Name: Mlugu
Title: Executive Chairperson
Email: caflotanzania@yahoo.com
Phone: +255787396011, +255767966011

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Emmanuel
Last Name: Ngazi
Title: Director of Programs and Communications
Email: emangasy@yahoo.com
Phone: +255713837891, +255754833145.

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Vision:
We envision a vibrant society of people living peacefully, healthily and with a better quality of life through education, socio-economic development and respecting human rights.

Mission:
CAFLO’s mission is to promote peace, health and socio-economic development in families and communities by empowering people to overcome challenges facing them such as disease (e.g. HIV/AIDS, STDs, TB, Malaria), poverty/unemployment, malnourishment, physical and mental handicaps, gender inequalities, domestic violence, child abuse, drug/alcohol abuse, sexual abuse and illegal trafficking. We accomplish these goals through community education, counselling and teamwork promoting sustainable changes.

Our efforts target the most vulnerable and impoverished, with a strong focus on children, youth and women. We provide support through community outreach projects, counselling, education, advocating health, campaigning for human rights and fostering economic wellbeing through capacity skills education for self-reliability resulting in improved quality of life and sustainable community changes. Our current Action Programs within the community are our Community Education and Development program (CED), Counselling and Development Program (CDP) and Research and Documentation Program (RDP).

CAFLO's interest in combating TB:
Health improvement and promotion is one of CAFLO's major efforts. TB infection is among the high-impact diseases affecting many family members in Tanzania, especially in densely populated rural-urban communities. CAFLO`s staff and volunteers have been empowering various community members to prevent TB infections in their daily life. We have organized community sensitization meetings and seminars aimed at equipping people with skills and knowledge on preventing TB infection. In addition to our prevention education efforts, we have also been counselling and encouraging people to go to hospital or health centers for TB check up.

Our plan:
We plan to increase efforts on identifying many pe
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Resource mobilization
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
CAFLO time empowering community members to combat TB infection through community sensitization meetings and seminars. This has been done in accordance with the national TB control plan.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United Republic of Tanzania
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United Republic of Tanzania

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care United Republic of Tanzania

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Drug-Resistant TB:
Adherence counselling has been provided by Counsellors so as to enable TB patients to follow effectively treatment as among the way to avoid drug resistance.

TB-HIV:
Empowering the community members to let them know the relationship between HIV and TB,and the way they can be involved in combating both. At this situation people living with HIV/AIDS have been given first priority to combat TB infections for their heath management.

New Diagnostics:
CAFLO will largelly inclined on identifying new TB patients and reffer them to the government hospitals and health centers as well as private hospitals for further treatment. The identification will be done by using both Peer Educators and Sputum Fixers. Also CAFLO`s Counsellors will provide counseling service to the TB patients.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
I agree.

Application date: September 7, 2012
Last updated: December 22, 2014