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Christian Education and Development Organization

Christian Education and Development Organization

Nzega District, Tabora Region Tanzania

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ELECTION OF DISTRICT CHILDREN'S COUNCIL LEADERS Children asking for votes from election delegates

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ELECTION OF DISTRICT CHILDRE’S COUNCIL LEADERS

This event of children's council election; was run under the supervision of Nzega Town Council, where CEDO, a stakeholder advocacy for children's rights by establishing and strengthening children's clubs in schools, had the opportunity to participate in the council leadership election exercise of children at the district level. Elections were also held for ward members from Nzega Magharibi and Nzega Mashariki Wards.

This a one of the activities planned by Christian Education and Development Organization (CEDO) in the area Protection Children against Gender Sexual Violence.

PROTECTION CHILDREN AGAINST GENDER SEXUAL BESED VIOLENCE NZEGA, TANZANIA


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 














In the implementation of the movement to end violence against children in Tanzania. CEDO has launched a program to end child violence in Nzega district, Tabora region. 

The aim of this program is to enable children to realize their basic rights, to raise their voices through clubs to end violence against children, at the family level, on the streets and at institutions, including reducing the number of students dropping out of school due to pregnancy.

ORANGE FLESHED SWEET POTATOES FARM AT UTWIGU WARD

CEDO has established two farms of orange fleshed sweet potatoes, in Utwigu and Itilo Wards, Nzega District, these farms is funded by the Tanzania Development Trust (TDT).

The goals of this project are to increase nutrition at the family level, increase incomes for women and reduce gender-based violence caused by poverty.

TRAINING ON THE IMPORTANCE OF USING ORANGE FLESHED SWEET POTATOES

CEDO conducted a training on the importance of using orange fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSO) for health The nutrients available in these potatoes is: - 

Helps protect us from heart disease, stroke and cancer, The minerals it contains make the heart work better and the blood circulation, They contain carotenoids that help regulate sugar in the body, No mercy (mercy is bad for health), They contain fiber that prevents constipation and helps to get a smooth bowel movement, They contain vitamins and minerals that are essential for the health of the body, Its carbohydrates increase the amount of sugar slowly compared to carbohydrates derived from other foods; for it is a good food for people with diabetes, They contain beta-carotene, vitamins C and E which are anti-oxidants (they help protect us from cancer)

Facilitating training on economic empowerment to Women and Youth, this training took place in the Singida region, participants were came from Dodoma, Singida, Tabora and Kigoma, regions and succeeded to reach about 34 people from women and youth groups and non-governmental representatives.

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