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INVEST IN WOMEN ORGANIZATION




Organization information

Invest in Women Organization (IWO) is a local organization which work with community at a grass root level to the high level, started its activities since 2010 in voluntary basis aiming on empowering the marginalized Women and Girls to understands their rights and take responsibilities on their key roles economically, Socially and Politically which will bring changes in their life style.

Our organization’s purpose is to facilitate changes among the community of marginalized Women and girls by investing on them various knowledge and skills, which focuses on their rights and related policies

Organization main goal is to promote and increase the awareness of the marginalized community of women and Girls in understanding their rights and responsibilities to their key roles through imparting different knowledge and skills which will make them participate and involve economically, Socially and Politically in a given Society, hence livelihood improvement.

Our main beneficiaries are Women, girls and most vulnerable Children who are marginalized to information, rights and policies.

Organization is registered as Non Governmental Organization, under the ministry of Community development, gender and Children under NGO Act 2002

The overall objective is to:

To promote and to increase the awareness of women and Girls in understanding their socio-economic rights hence livelihood improvement.

 VISION

Strong group of Health Women and Girls, participate and involve in Socio-economic activities within the community.

Mission:

To make IWO as an engine that facilitate changes on women and Girls through Creation of awareness, Capacity Building, Conducting of trainings, advocacy and robbing strategies which will enable them to identify their own socio – economic Challenges and finding solutions on how to work with their own Challenges, within their Communities

VALUES

IWO believe in Volunteerism, where equality, integrity , accountability and transparence is the heart of our Organization. Team work , and respect are the base of our success!

Organization Strength:
  • We have the vision, Mission, values and organization structure.
  • We have the Governing Board.
  • We have skilled staff.
  • We have the capacity in planning, managing & supervising organization activities.
  • We have facilitation skills.
  • We have IWO Constitution at a place
  • We have the registration document at a place.
  • We have the office

Organization Challenges:
  • IWO is in its initial stages, the main challenges we are facing are how and where to get funds. Most of organizations that provides grants wants to work with the civil society that have the history of receiving money from different Donors
  • How we can cover the areas of operation as the community needs are very high
  • Means of transport to reach the Organization area of operation.
  • Insufficient furniture for office use.
  • Women groups which are willing to work with IWO
  • Women Organization Networks which are used to give the different information and knowledge on women empowerment such as TANZANIA GENDER NETWORKING PROGRAMME (TGNP) & WOWAP Tanzania
  • Good collaboration with local leaders on working with community
  • Community based facilitators who are willing to volunteer on working with IWO
  • Different trainings that Organization receives from other partners contribute on adding value to Organization interventions.
  • Donors who are willing to give fund for Organization activities
Organization opportunities:
  • Women groups which are willing to work with IWO
  • Women Organization Networks which are used to give the different information and knowledge on women empowerment such as TANZANIA GENDER NETWORKING PROGRAMME (TGNP) & SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND, AND WOMEN FUND TANZANIA (WFT), Tanzania.
  • Good collaboration with local leaders on working with community
  • Community based facilitators who are willing to volunteer on working with IWO
  • Different trainings that Organization receives from other partners contribute on adding value to Organization interventions.
  • Donors who are willing to give fund for Organization activities

IWO THREATS/OBSTACLES:-

  • Economic instability
  • Political willing
  • Environmental changes    

 

IWO Strategic issues:-

 

 

 

1.Insufficiency source of income in women and Girls contributes to poverty and HIV infection.

 

 

 

2.Low level of education is among the obstacles to majority of women and girls in realization of their socio-economic rights

 

 

 

3. Persistence of harmful traditional practices among the community is the major cause of gender based violence.

 

 

 

4. Legal barriers to the community has subjected the existing of discriminatory laws on inheritance and land rights to women and Girls.

5.community poor environmental conservation  contribute to food insufficient hence malnutrition to expected mothers and children.

 

 

The reality is that investing in women oftenmeans supporting families and children and therefore society at all levels." 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

   
   
 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               

 

 

 

 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


   

 

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INVEST IN WOMEN ORGANIZATION updated its Home page.
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INVEST IN WOMEN ORGANIZATION updated its Projects page.
OUR ORGANIZATION FACILITATES WOMEN GROUP FORMATION AND PROVIDE EDUCATION ON:- – ENTREPRENUERSHIP SKILLS AND KNOWELEDGE VILLAGE SAVING AND LOAN'S ASSOCIATION WOMEN'S ECONOMIC RIGHTS WOMEN'S RIGHTS CROSS CUTTING ISSUES
June 3, 2015
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Female students in Tanzania face gender stereotypes which often manifest themselves in sexual abuse, early pregnancies, early marriages, household duties, limited access to schools, long distances to schools, and lack of priority for consideration of higher education, specifically for the poor families, thus influencing the... Read more
June 3, 2015
INVEST IN WOMEN ORGANIZATION updated its Volunteer page.
OUR ORGANIZATION NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD WHO ARE CAPABLE IN WORKING WITH COMMUNITY IN AREAS OF LEGAL SERVICE AND HUMAN RIGHT AFFAIRS, PEACE BUILDING & WOMEN'S PEACE AND SECURITY. THESE ARE MAIN CHALLENGES TO OUR ORGANIZATION.
May 8, 2015
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April 28, 2015
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DODOMA, Dodoma, Tanzania
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