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’Now I understand the approach of social monitoring, I can work with my village leaders and other stakeholders to maintain projects in our community’’
- Bakhresa Salim Salim, Community Monitor in Lukole village – Mpwapwa district.

December 27, 2019

My name is Angel Beno, I am 24 years old, and I work for Raleigh Tanzania as a skills-based volunteer project officer. I joined livelihood project in 2015 a programme that is designed to educate and fund young people, so they can establish and develop their own businesses by utilising what they have and how to best use it. Luckily this project was introduced in my village (Lulasi village), and since this project is delivered freely, I decided to join and be one of the entrepreneurs. After finishing all the training, I succeeded on getting the funding, however, I turned it down, so I can also be a volunteer and share what I have learnt with other young people.

December 23, 2019

Raleigh Tanzania implements a Social Accountability through Youth (SAY) project in Morogoro, Dodoma and Iringa regions,Tanzania in partnership with Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG) that operates its sustainable charcoal project in Mbamba village, Kilosa district. TFCG aims at establishing commercially viable chains for legal and sustainably produced charcoal. In supporting young people in Tanzania to bring about change within their communities Raleigh Tanzania has recruited and trained young local volunteers as community monitors, and so is the case in Mbamba village.

December 18, 2019

Income generation is a source of personal dignity, family stability, and peace in communities across Tanzania, and is vital for poverty reduction and the achievement of equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. However, youth unemployment remains one of the key challenges in Tanzania. Young people from Raleigh Tanzania are working towards reducing poverty in rural communities of Tanzania through the Rural Inclusive Sustainable Enterprise Through Youth (RISE) project.

November 27, 2019

A school committee is a group of elected members that includes of both parents and teachers as the community representatives responsible for strengthening School governance, managing and overseeing the school management and to provide them with the community support. Raleigh Tanzania has been working in collaboration with Local Government Authority (LGA)and school management committees since 2016 delivering WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) project in Kongwa District, Dodoma Region in Tanzania. So far, In Kongwa District we have worked in 13 different communities to ensure proper sanitation in primary schools.

September 25, 2019

Young people selected by their community to become Community Monitors recently attended Raleigh training as part of the SAY project, so they can learn the tools and techniques to monitor projects in their communities effectively. 100 young people from 50 communities in Morogoro attended the 4-day training so that they can engage their communities in social accountability.

Vijana takbriani mia moja waliochanguliwa kutoka kwenye jamii au vijiji 50 hivi karibuni walihudhulia mafunzo kutoka Raleigh Tanzania hapa Morogoro kama sehemu ya mradi wa Uwajibikaji Wa Jamii Kupitia Vijana (UWAJAKUVI). Lengo la mafunzo ni kujifunza namna ya ufuatiliaji wa mradi na ushirikishaji wa jamii.

July 29, 2019

Mradi wa Uwajibikaji wa Jamii Kupitia Vijana (UWAJAKUVI) una lengo la kuongeza kiwango cha mafanikio ya miradi na thamani ya fedha inayotumika kwenye maendeleo katika mkoa wa Dodoma, Iringa na Morogoro itakayonufaisha zaidi ya watu 500,000. Mradi huu utawezesha vijana, wanawake na watu wenye ulemavu zaidi ya 400 ili kushiriki katika ufuatiliaji wa miradi kwenye zaidi ya vijiji 179. Kwa kutumia mfumo bora wa teknolojia ya Application ya DevCheck Development Check. Vijana watajengewa uwezo na kujiamini kuwajibika na kuhimiza jamii nzima kufanya hivyo.

Social Accountability through Youth (SAY) aims to increase the success rate, impact and value for money of development spending in the Dodoma, Iringa and Morogoro regions of Tanzania, benefitting more than 500,000 people. It will do this by empowering over 400 young women and men, including people with disabilities, to effectively and independently monitor project delivery across 179 communities. Through improved reporting systems – such as a dedicated app named DevCheck (Development Check) – and specialised training, these young Tanzanians will gain an increased ability and confidence to hold development organisations to account and encourage their communities to do the same.

July 5, 2019

30 RB employees from 23 countries have partnered with 30 Tanzanian youth volunteers on RB’s Global Volunteer Challenge with Raleigh Tanzania, setting out to address challenges in poor hygiene practices across rural Tanzania through the design of behaviour change interventions.

July 4, 2019