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Foundation for Civil Society

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Respondent: Tanga Youth Development Association
Time Submitted: October 19, 2011 at 6:03 PM EAT

Introduction

Tanga Youth Development Association
TAYODEA
Established Youth forums in Districts of the Tanga Region
FCS/MG/2/08/101
Dates: 20th September to 14th October 2011Quarter(s): 1 2011
David Chanyeghea

Project Description

Governance and Accountability
We had election of ten representative members of 4 districts of Tanga region, named, Mkinga, Korogwe, Lushoto, and Muheza. either parliament leaders (speaker, depute speaker, Secretary and depute Secretary) elected during this time in those districts mentioned above
RegionDistrictWardVillagesTotal Beneficiaries
TangaLushoto4182
Mkinga2142
Korogwe2856
Muheza3366
 Direct BeneficiariesIndirect Beneficiaries
Female123(No Response)
Male123(No Response)
Total246(No Response)

Project Outputs and Activities

Increased participation of youth in Local Government Authority planning process
election of parliament leaders and ten representatives from each district of Mkinga, Muheza, Korogwe and Lushoto through district youth parliament assembly
40, members of parliament were elected from 4 districts of Mkinga, Lushoto, Korogwe and Muheza. 4 leaders of each district youth parliament elected (Speaker, Depute Speaker, Secretary and Depute Secretary
Activities supposed to be conducted January to March 2011, but was conducted September and October 2011
Delay of fund from our dona Foundation for Civil Socieyt

Project Outcomes and Impact

Participation of youth in decision making process in local government level through proper platform
Having youth parliament leadership and 10 representatives from 4 district is big achievement. Recognition of youth parliament in the respective districts, where youth are presenting in decision making process
Positive promises from district commissioners of Korogwe, Mkinga and Lushoto, on how these youth parliaments will be used to foster development in their districts and entire nation
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Lessons Learned

Explanation
High and good cooperation from government has shown this time to compere to previous activities
High acceptance of the project in those areas where we inaugurate youth parliament

Challenges

ChallengeHow it was overcome
24 ward executive officers of Muheza district claimed to be paid allowancesUsed youth officer to talk to them, that we do not have budget for them, finally we contacted District director to solve the problem
Rain caused transport problem from far ward to the head of the districtusing boda boda which was expensive
Big changes of budget, as the planned budget was not enough to cover the costs of food and transportwe used all administration cost to compensate the amount effect

Linkages

StakeholderHow you worked with them
District Councils of Mkinga, Korogwe, Lushoto and Muheza1. Invitations were through youth officer of respective districts
2. in all districts guest of honor were districts commissioners, they were very positive for the project
3. Elections were supervised by District youth officers

Future Plans

Activities Planned1st Month2nd Month3rd Month
Election of Parliament leaders (Speaker, Depute Speaker and Parliament Secretary) in Pangani DistrictV
Election of Parliament leaders (Speaker, Depute Speaker and Parliament Secretary) in Handeni DistrictV
Election of Parliament leaders (Speaker, Depute Speaker and Parliament Secretary) in Kilindi DistrictV

Beneficiaries Reached

    Direct BeneficiariesIndirect Beneficiaries
WidowsFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
People living with HIV/AIDSFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
ElderlyFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
OrphansFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
ChildrenFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
DisabledFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
YouthFemale1231230
Male1231230
Total2462460
OtherFemale(No Response)(No Response)
Male(No Response)(No Response)
Total(No Response)(No Response)
(No Response)

Events Attended

Type of EventWhenLessonsActions Taken
Manage your grantDecember 2008How to manage grants and reportTAYODEA applied skills gained from the training which lead organization to do better in supervision of its projects
fundraising2008How to write fundable proposalsWe used the skills to fund raise from other Donna and local funding, the fundraising programme was well succeeded as we get new 3 Donna and expand new internal sources of fund
Organizational development 2009Formation and life cycle pf organizationWe did small changes in TAYODEA in terms of structure, we help other organization to restructure their structure, like Usambara Club and other big organization in Tanga like Press club, WOLEA, paralegal etc
Annual forum 2008/9/10learn from other organization from all over TanzaniaNet working with other organization, like Haki Elimu, Haki kazi, etc. Got new partiners

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