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Tanzania Environmental, Health and Disability Services Organization

Tanzania Environmental, Health and Disability Services Organization

Nyashishi - Mwanza, Tanzania

Tanzania Environmental, Health and Disability Services Organization (TEHDSO) is a non-profit making, non-governmental organization based in Mwanza region, Tanzania and operates Nationally(Tanzania Mainland regions).The organization is committed to support initiatives undertaken by Government and other development practitioners in ensuring sustainable community development through promoting community health and environmental conservation. We believe that; community cannot develop while its people are daily struggling with health problems including physical and psychological. Sick people are not expected to produce anything; instead they are expected to consume even what has been gained and some of them leads to death.

The organization pursue this commitment through holistic for community awareness raising on the social, environmental, health and cultural issue. The organization founded in February 2017 with only two founder members. Currently the organization expands up to 13 members. The Organization was officially Registered as a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) in 20th March 2018 under The Non-Governmental Organization Act, 2002 Made under section 12(2) of Act No.24 of 2002 with registration No.00NGO/0009593; for the sole purpose of promoting community sustainable development through awareness creation on health and environmental issues, counseling, medical supports and environmental conservation.

Our vision: A healthier community in friendly improved environment with enhanced economy.

Our Mission: Promote community sustainable development through awareness creation on health and environmental issues, counseling, medical supports and environmental conservation.

Statement of Values:

The core values of TEHDSO are as hereunder:-

  • Commitment:

All TEHDSO members are expected to show spirit of commitment, effectiveness and diversity.

  • Transparency:

Leaders and members shall observe transparency in matters that involve the use of organizations resources by providing all stakeholders with physical and financial implementation reports.

  • Respect:

The potential and dignity of human being shall have worth and be respected.

  • Integrity

  • Accountability

  • Love

  • Networking

  • Passion

  • Volunteerism

Our Approaches:

TEHDSO uses participatory approach as its basic methodology to allow and encourage the community (the target group) on its own problem solving and decision making and implementing its development programs. TEHDSO considers this approach as a corner stone to sustainable community development. This approach is also a means to maintain sense of ownership and responsibility among the community and to secure its contribution in development work.

Our Major Achievements:

The following are the major achievements of the organization before and since it legally registered in 20th March 2018.

  • Persisting working into a voluntary basis.

  • Working with local government (Tanzania Mainland regions) into different developmental campaign.

  • Organization has credibility trusted, respected in the community and local government at large.

  • Collaboration with other development CBO's and FBO's on health and environmental issues

  • Managed to conduct LOST To Follow up.