Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care
IDYDC is a local non-governmental organization , founded in 1991, operating in all seven districts of Iringa region , which are Iringa Urban, Iringa Rural, Kilolo, Ludewa, Makete, Mufindi and Njombe with its headquarter in Iringa Municipality. IDYDC was registered in 1994 as a registered membership organization with its main focus on children in need, e.g. MVCs and OVCs, school drop-outs and child laborers, with the aim of giving them a brighter future by enhancing the children's possibilities of education. IDYDC OVC program was the first program to be introduced. The program has already assisted more than 20,000 children since its establishment in 1994 through different projects and activities undertaken. Most of them are currently depend on themselves and help their parents while other hundreds of children are still at our centre However, IDYDC has four  Vocational Training centres in four Iringa's district including Furaha [Ludewa], Shukrani [Makete], IDYDC [Kilolo] and Upendo[Iringa Urban]. Children and youth are supported with Vocation Training education and Health Education on HIV/AIDS, Drug and Substance Abuse. Health programme [EDU Sport] is responsible with the health education provided by IDYDC. After completion of their studies, OVC in collaboration with VTC office has the responsibility of linking them to Micro-finance institutions including IDYDC MFI Program.