Musoma Municipal Paralegal Organization (MMPO) is a non-profit making, non-governmental organization based in Musoma Municipal, Mara region, Tanzania. Currently, the organization operates in Musoma Municipal only. The organization acts as a platform between the communities with rights delivered organs for marginalized groups/communities. It strives to minimize the time consumed or incurring a lot of money in relation to follow-up their rights. MMPO joins hands together for the provision of human rights, rule of law, environmental conservation, and social development.

The organization pursues this commitment through awareness-raising on human rights, rule of law, prevention of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and environmental conservation issues. The organization was founded in February 2013 with 13 founder members after receiving legal training. The Organization was officially Registered as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) on 20th November 2015 under The Non-Governmental Organization Act, 2002 made under section 12(2) of Act No.24 of 2002 with registration No.10NGO/08294; for the purpose of providing legal aids for the marginalized groups/ communities especially women, children, disabled, elderly and those people who can't afford costs for Private Advocates to present them in court.

Our vision: 

To have communities that live in peace and lovely while respecting human rights and rule of law.

Our Mission: 

To prepare the communities for knowing their rights through Legal Aid Assistance to have communities who live in peace and lovely while respecting human rights.

Statement of Values:

The core values of MMPO are as hereunder:-

  1. Commitment,
  2. Transparency,
  3. Respect,
  4. Integrity,
  5. Accountability, and
  6. Volunteerism