Tanzania League of the Blind (TLB)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: P.O.BOX 944 Tabora
Country: Tanzania (United Republic of)
Region: Eastern Africa
Website:
UN Languages: English
Other languages: Kiswahili
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Prevention
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development

  • Other:'Human rights, health and governance'
Short description:
Over the years, Tanzania League of the Blind has engaged in various activities including lobbying and advocacy for policies and laws that are discriminating towards this focused group of the population, and fights for the rights of blind people.The NGO organizes and conducts trainings to empower its members and the community at large on issues like entrepreneurship, HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and good governance.
Furthermore the NGO conducts public funds expenditure monitoring (at district levels) where it collaborates with members of the community to track expenditure processes.
The NGO also runs an income generating venture (carpentry and welding workshop) in order to sustain itself.
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