JITAMBUE KWANZA

Invest in children , Empower youth, Transform community

JITAMBUE KWANZA

Invest in children , Empower youth, Transform community

About Jitambue

Jitambue Kwanza Development Organization (Jitambue Kwanza) is a Swahili word that means   (Recognize Yourself First) Jitambue Kwanza is a local organization founded by Elinaja Lyimo who is a visionary, confident, passionate and committed enough to see child’s sustainable development through holistic transformation by support a better future for all children and youth by funding   programs that help children and their families within their community. This includes through education, protection, healthcare, nutrition programs, livelihoods support, community services or centres and early intervention especially for children with disabilities, programs and services to help youth leaving care integrate into society and lead independent lives, adult learning, economic development, and local volunteer services. The organization was registered as a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit organization. Founded in 2012 and officially registered on 20th April 2015 under registration certificate number 00NGO/00007921, issued by Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. Jitambue Kwanza operates in Tanzania mainland with the main office in Arusha, northern part of Tanzania. Organization is dedicated to bring holistic transformation, welfare and development of children, teens and youth of Tanzania by prepare them to be the nation of today and tomorrow. Jitambue Kwanza believes that investing in children by protecting them, educating them and helping them to get quality education, basic needs, health service especially most vulnerable children, teens and disabled one. Empowering youth by encouraging them, supporting them to fully identify and develop their talents, gift, ability, be innovative, creative, being responsible, self- awareness and self- reliance. And to transforming community so that people they become empowered, educated, self-confidence, authentic leader, role models and change agents capable of creating the conducive environment for a better and sustainable future by solving the social, cultural and economic problems of children and youth in Tanzania and Africa as well. April 2015 under registration certificate number 00NGO/00007921, issued by Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. 

Happening Now

EDUCATION SUPPORT

The program aim is to support most vulnerable children (MVC) especially orphans and disabled ones access good education through providing scholastic materials, uniforms, health insurance, sanitary pads for girls, bicycles for students walking long distance and paying tuition fees and other institution contributions for advanced secondary and vocational training studies. And ensuring every child receives a good education as a fundamental right from early education, primary, secondary, vocational and university level. 

SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN ARUSHA

Children with disabilities or special needs are particular vulnerable so they need safe adult to advocate for their best interest and rights. Children with special needs are special kids and God made them in a unique way, they are gifted and talented and they need love, one-on-one care and attention, a sense of belonging and identity, being part of community, trusting and honest relationship, friendly and safe spaces to learn, play, grow and develop their talents.

PROJECTS

To bring holistic transformation, welfare and development of the most vulnerable children and youth so as to pave the path for their future success.

JITAMBUE COMMUNITY CENTER

Is a free and safe place for vulnerable children and youth (It’s not orphanage center) they just come and go back to their families. Jitambue Kwanza is working hard to reduce over reliance on orphanages 

JITAMBUE CLUBS

hrough (Friend of my dream) project we provide different life skills trainings, educational counselling and motivational talks we have established 20 life skills clubs called “Jitambue Clubs” in primary and secondary schools in Arusha city. 

Youth and Women in Economic Empowerment (YAWEE)

We encourage entrepreneurship mindset to youth but drug abuse and alcoholism, laziness is yet another negative consequence of youth unemployment in Tanzania

JITAMBUE CAFE

This is a platform where children, teenagers and parents ,police, teacher, doctor, lawyer, religious leader, social worker, businessman, specialist, community leader, journalist, activist and stakeholders who are involved with children and teenagers meet together 

 MITAA SALAMA

Helping the children and youth to fully identify and develop their talent, be innovative and creative. In English this project called “Safe Streets” (Stop Drugs, Stop Abuse, Save new generation

 ART CONNECT IN ARUSHA

Through Art Connect in Arusha Project we are running art education program (drawing, creativity, music, poetry, dance, drama) in schools primary, secondary at the centers also in the streets within Arusha city.

SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN TANZANIA

Children with disabilities or special needs are particular vulnerable so they need safe adult to advocate for their best interest and rights. Children with special needs are special kids and God made them in a unique way, they are gifted and talented

PROGRAMS

CHILD RIGHTS ADVOCACY

Children don’t always have a voice, and many children are vulnerable and at greater risk of being harmed or exploited.  Many children endure violence and exploitation include forced labour and physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Children with special needs/disabilities are particular vulnerable so they need safe adult to take care and advocate for their best interest and rights. Jitambue Kwanza is working hard to reduce over reliance on orphanages to care for most vulnerable children is an effort to provide sustainable child protection systems in Tanzania.  READ MORE

CHILD RIGHTS ADVOCACY

Children don’t always have a voice, and many children are vulnerable and at greater risk of being harmed or exploited.  Many children endure violence and exploitation include forced labour and physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Children with special needs/disabilities are particular vulnerable so they need safe adult to take care and advocate for their best interest and rights. Jitambue Kwanza is working hard to reduce over reliance on orphanages to care for most vulnerable children is an effort to provide sustainable child protection systems in Tanzania.  READ MORE

EDUCATION SUPPORT

The program aim is to support most vulnerable children (MVC) especially orphans and disabled ones access good education through providing scholastic materials, uniforms, health insurance, sanitary pads for girls, bicycles for students walking long distance and paying tuition fees and other institution contributions for advanced secondary and vocational training studies. And ensuring every child receives a good education as a fundamental right from early education, primary, secondary, vocational and university level. READ MORE

EDUCATION SUPPORT

The program aim is to support most vulnerable children (MVC) especially orphans and disabled ones access good education through providing scholastic materials, uniforms, health insurance, sanitary pads for girls, bicycles for students walking long distance and paying tuition fees and other institution contributions for advanced secondary and vocational training studies. And ensuring every child receives a good education as a fundamental right from early education, primary, secondary, vocational and university level. READ MORE

HEALTHCARE

Promoting health services access and rights information to youth, girls and teen mothers. Create awareness on Healthy lifestyles, Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) Mental health, Counseling, HIV/AIDS, Sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) and other diseases. Jitambue Kwanza promoting child wellbeing especially for girls and teen mothers through mental health awareness and counseling. Most of teenage mothers walk with fear, shame, guiltiness, maximum poverty and live with no support. Most of them have no one around to solve their problems, advice or help them understand according to their age. READ MORE

HEALTHCARE

Promoting health services access and rights information to youth, girls and teen mothers. Create awareness on Healthy lifestyles, Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) Mental health, Counseling, HIV/AIDS, Sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) and other diseases. Jitambue Kwanza promoting child wellbeing especially for girls and teen mothers through mental health awareness and counseling. Most of teenage mothers walk with fear, shame, guiltiness, maximum poverty and live with no support. Most of them have no one around to solve their problems, advice or help them understand according to their age. READ MORE

FAMILY & COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Family strengthening and community support program are provided at the community level and supporting families at risk to stay together and become stronger through: parenting support, economic empowerment, housing support, strengthening family and social relationships, access to healthcare, protection, nutrition and education services, respite care, to special support for families with children with special needs READ MORE

FAMILY & COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Family strengthening and community support program are provided at the community level and supporting families at risk to stay together and become stronger through: parenting support, economic empowerment, housing support, strengthening family and social relationships, access to healthcare, protection, nutrition and education services, respite care, to special support for families with children with special needs READ MORE

TALENT IDENTIFICATION

Through Art Connect in Arusha Project we are running art education program (drawing, creativity, music, poetry, dance, drama) in schools primary and secondary at the centres also in the streets within Arusha city. We discover and develop local talents from schools, streets and create platform for them to show their ability and how art, music and dance can change the life of children and youth.  READ MORE

TALENT IDENTIFICATION

Through Art Connect in Arusha Project we are running art education program (drawing, creativity, music, poetry, dance, drama) in schools primary and secondary at the centres also in the streets within Arusha city. We discover and develop local talents from schools, streets and create platform for them to show their ability and how art, music and dance can change the life of children and youth.  READ MORE

Our Partners & Sponsors

THE MAIN OBJECTIVE 

To bring holistic transformation, welfare and development of the most vulnerable children and youth so as to pave the path for their future success.

Head Ofiice

Arusha

Slum Area

Open Everyday 8am-5pm

 

Contact Us

P.O.Box 1828

Arusha, Tanzania, East Africa

+255  714 279 000

+255  683 279 000

info@jitambuekwanza.org

elinaja.lyimo@gmail.com

 

 

JITAMBUE KWANZA DEVELOPMENT  ORGANIZATION | All Rights Reserved | Designed by JAMES NDELIMO | Email: jndelimo@gmail.com 

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