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Name: Kenguelekezé Para Saude Direitos Humanos e Meio Ambiente
Street 1: Av. de Mocambique - Vila de Marracuene
Street 2: Rua Maguiguana nr 575 - Vila de Marracuene
City: Vila de Marracuene
Province: Maputo Provincis
Post Code: 3585
Country: Mozambique
Phone: +258829899837
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Joaquim
Last Name: Manhique
Title: Mr. President
Phone: +258845603538

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Augusto
Last Name: Malandela Jr.
Title: Administrator
Phone: +258848210400

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number: NUEL 100827840
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
Kenguelekezé envision communities leading the fight against TB and access to a quality TB services. Our mission is mobilizing vulnerable folks such as miners, ex-miners PLWHIV, PWIDs, FSW, ex-prisoners, and others to track and trace TB and TB-correlated problems.
Since 2017, Kenguelekezé has been actively tracing TB (and HIV) cases as a mandate in tracking the disease among those with suggestive symptoms, advocating for the preventive therapy among people with HIV and contacts of TB, supporting adherence and retention to treatment, and referral to compensations among those from mining gold, platinum, and charcoal.

Our donors include The Global Fund, in both in-country and regional dialogue, PEPFAR, TAG - Treatment Action Group, APOPO, SOS, Government.In addition, Kenguelekezé perform operational research in tracking people with symptoms but testing negative, affordable community approaches, barriers to community, human rights, and gender issues, among other issues.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration: Yes

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Research and Development
Technical Assistance
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: Mozambique Movement to establish in-country Stop TB partnership
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: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
As mentioned above, Kenguelekeze is community TB representative and implementer of TB community activities such as active screening and referring presumptive TB cases. Confirmed cases are put on treatment and cohort of patients on CB-DOTS receive support from Kenguelekeze through legions of activists and volunteers.
Kenguelekeze also support health system through provision/allocation of MTB Rif Xpert in remote areas with huge number of miners or ex-miners.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Mozambique
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


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:

TB Care Delivery:
For NFM 2 (2018-2020): Kenguelekeze is the community CB-DOTS provider in in Maputo province in 4 rural districts such as Marracuene, Boane, Moamva, and Namaacha. Next NFM 3 (2021-2023) we will work to scale up the 4 principles of Stop TB plan, with emphasis to gender, human rights, and equity.

Kenguelekeze is an advocate for introducing new regimens of TPT particularly the 3HP regimen as option/alternative to current in use monotherapy with isoniazid (6H).

Laboratory Strengthening:
Collaborate with Global Fund regional principal recipient to allocate mire Xperts, introduce TB Lam.


Declaration of interests:
There are no conflict of interests.

Application date: March 17, 2020
Last updated: April 24, 2020