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Organization Contact Information

Name: Rural Women Development Initiative (RUWODI)
Street 1: Chalinze/Segera off Saadani National Park
Street 2: Miono opposite VEO Office
City: Bagamoyo
Province: Coast
Post Code:
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Phone: +255 784 662898
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Abraham
Last Name: Salim
Title: Director of Project, Advocacy and Communication
Phone: +255 766 415248

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Miriam
Last Name: Samweli
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +@55 784 662898

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
1. Mission:
Enabling and empower women and rural marginalized communities to raise their voice so that they can be heard in the communities in responding to the challenges they have especially in socially, economically and bring sustainable development.

2. Individual – we deliver practical services such as access to safe houses, health, advocacy legal aid assistance, training and information.

• Community - we give women the confidence, skills and knowledge to support other women, and together we challenge and change attitudes and beliefs. Fighting against gender based violence and human rights promotion.
• Internationally – we work with local, national and international decision makers to protect and promote women’s rights and promote the to access better and health services.

Interested in Tuberculosis:
To have an opportunity to share experience, exchanging information with other actors in fighting against TB as you know African countries is the most affected areas especially Tanzania.

Doing Plan to do for TB
To raise awareness and advocate communities how to prevent and fighting against.

To conduct special campaign on stop TB

To train volunteers team to support the work of organization in Home based care program.

To develop brochures and leaflet which describe in simple language the effect of TB, treatment and prevention.

Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

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: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: NIL
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
The organisation will contribute in country National TB control plan by disseminating plan to communities, Health workers, staff, and stakeholders get knowledge on national TB Plan. to conduct capacity building to the communities in order to increase their knowledge in country's national TB control plan

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United Republic of Tanzania
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United Republic of Tanzania


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:

The relationship between TB and HIV


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 28, 2016
Last updated: June 15, 2016