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Open Mind Tanzania

Open Mind Tanzania

Dar es salaam, Tanzania

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Open Mind Tanzania (OMT) is a professional, non political, non profit, non religious and service oriented organization registered by the Ministry of Home Affairs with Certificate Number SO. 15518, under the Socialites Act CAP 337 R.E. 2002; and complied with the NGO Act. 24, 2002 and get certificate number 00NGO/0008896. It deals with opening minds of people, youth in particular through active participatory advocacy and training covering legal, social, and economic issues to enhance youth’s active participation in serving themselves, their society, their country and the world at large.

This organization was established in June, 2006 with the mission of ensuring that people particularly youth have sound understanding of business skills and entrepreneurship development, employability, decent work, human rights, civic rights and duties, democracy and good governance, economic issues and the law in general.

Open Mind Tanzania carries out training, research, advocacy at selected public interests. Its membership largely includes business experts, lawyers, and sociologists who are committed to provide legal, political and socio-economic education to the society.


Our Vision  

A youth-led generation open-minded to address end up poverty, ignorance, infections and other forms of social injustice.


Our Mission

To create a society that best promotes economic, social, and moral rights and responsibilities of all individuals through empowerment programmes, trainings, advocacy, researches and legal assistance.


Our Core Value and Belief

We believe that the world can be changed into a better place to live if each of the able persons becomes ready to install an Alternative Way of Thinking and join us morally and materially to fight towards alleviating poverty, protecting human rights and achieving health in body and spirit. From our belief and value our dictum and motto is ‘Alternative way of thinking’.


Our Approach

We believe in a realistic approach that a starving person must be given both food and hoe. We are therefore committed to fight for achieving sustainable changes.



  1. Imparting entrepreneurship knowledge and skills to youth and women in groups or as individuals for the purpose of helping them to utilize the available opportunities in their localities especially in agriculture that they can use to create jobs and employ themselves.
  2. To engage, unite and promote community members from different grounds to participate in various productive projects such as environment, agriculture and alternative energy which will eradicate poverty as well as wealth creation in their respective projects hence solving the critical problem of unemployment by engaging youth within society programs.
  3. To help create, promote, uphold and maintain upright and respect values of professional, entrepreneurship, academic, moral and social image of the members and general public, also to deal with peoples’ problems in welfare such as education and medical aspect. Much more, the NGO will promote education of the vulnerable groups.
  4. To provide civic, legal and human rights education to the community especially the youth in order to open their minds, for that it will ensure that the youth get different social and economic assistance which will help in the implementation of the initiatives started by the government in implementing the development programmes.
  5. To promote youth-led advocacy for participatory processes in the development of policies that affect access to education, finance, investment, health and employment.
  6. To sensitize the general public especially youth in using legal services so as to obtain their legal rights. In connection to that, responding to individuals legal complains by giving guidance and counseling consigning law pertaining legal problems especially in legal and human rights, also preparing documents for court presentation. Thus providing legal aid services.
  7. To do anything within the ambit of the law and human needs for the purpose of advancing the objectives of protecting human rights and ensuring wise use of the law in safeguarding peoples rights.
Latest Updates
Open Mind Tanzania updated its Projects page.
CORE PROJECTSYouth Employment Initiatives Dar-es-salaam (YEID) Project – YEID is a project under the program... Read more
October 30, 2019
Open Mind Tanzania updated its Team page.
October 30, 2019
Open Mind Tanzania added a News update.
October 21, 2016
Open Mind Tanzania updated its Team page.
October 21, 2016
Open Mind Tanzania added 5 News updates.
Launching the fursika na ajira song
May 2, 2016
Open Mind Tanzania added a News update.
Training mentors under the Programme Decent Work and Labour Rights – In East Africa. Read more
December 3, 2015
Dar es salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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