Social Enterprise

Works towards sustainable development by providing capital to business undertakings that create jobs and income for underprivileged individuals

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

The Old Boma at Mikindani is run by Trade Aid Tanzania, a non profitmaking charitable trust whose aim is to create sustainable employment. Any surpluses are used to initiate similar job creating projects in Mikindani. Some of the first ventures include an ...

Classification CriteriaFairtrade or Similar, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Opportunity Tanzania is a fully regulated commercial financial institution in Tanzania founded in 2008. As part of the worldwide microfinance organization, Opportunity International, Opportunity Tanzania is committed to serving low income families with fi ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Works in Tanzania. Target population is indigenous populations and undeserved communities, with subsectors in citizen / community participation, intercultural relations / race relations and non-formal education. Ashoka fellows are those with links to soci ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Working for solidarity, development, and empowerment of Maasai women in the Loliondo area. Beginning its grassroots work in 2001 it has become one of the leading gender-based NGOs in northern Tanzania. Established micro-credit facilities, for example, and ...

Classification CriteriaCooperative or Membership Association, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

The project will directly support 500 pedal powered innovators in East Africa which will create jobs, save lives and improve poor communities.

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Promotion of Rural Initiative and Development Enterprises Limited (PRIDE Tanzania) is a micro finance institution involved in the provision of credit to small and micro entrepreneurs in Tanzania. It started its operations in January 1994 with its first br ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Population Services International (PSI) Tanzania is a not-for-profit Tanzanian trust which has been working to improve the health of Tanzanians since 1993. We use Social Marketing to engage private sector resources and use private sector techniques to enc ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

SELFINA increases the incomes of self-employed women in Tanzania through micro-leasing arrangements, resulting in economic and social independence of the borrowers and broader economic opportunities for others within their communities

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Sing'isi currently have a production facility in Ngulelo and an education center in Sing'isi, a few kilometers outside Arusha, the secong largest city in Tanzania. Strategy is to use ceramic products and to leave a sustainable enterprise with Tanzanians f ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Need for sufficient fund for scaled up operations and meeting transformation costs as SEDA transform from its present NGO status to a Company Limited by shares and then to a regulated Financial Institution. Other challenges include upgrading of staff skil ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

This project is heloing forest communities to build upon their traditional activities like raffia-weaving and turning them into profit-making enterprises. Deliver more sustainable livelihoods and environmentally protective practices.

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Not For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

For more than 16 years, TechnoServe has been working in Tanzania with farmers, cooperatives, suppliers and processors to strategically develop competitive rural industries around key crops such as cashews, coffee, tea and Artemisia (an herb used in the pr ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
Temeke Vicoba Sustainable Development Agency Ltd

temeke vocoba activities are: to train temeke vicoba concept to the community to establish temeke vicoba groups to monitor and evaluate temeke vicoba activities to report temeke vicoba activiities. VICOBA means 'village community bank' the organization wi ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Involvement in programmes geared towards empowering the community to develop themselves. Goal is that communities should be allowed to voice their own problems and be strengthened to undertake projects, which they decide on their own.

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Rural development processes facilitation, guidance and harmonisation; offering training courses for capacity building, project proposals and business plans development, moderation of programming and project planning sessions. Developing of M&E systems ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
ToughStuff International

ToughStuff's mission is to bring affordable energy products to people without access to electricity thereby helping to increase living standards, improve health, enhance the environment, and build enterprise and employment.   ToughStuff has developed ...

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Mauritius
Secondary Country/ Countries Where Active:Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda

TujijengeAfrika is a not for profit company limited by guarantee based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. "Tujijenege Afrika" is a Swahili phrase that means, "let's build ourselves Africa. Mission, Vision and Core values Our mission is "Improving the quality of ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
Twende

We develop appropriate technological devices and attempt to sell them. We aspire to pass them on to entrepreneurs having proved their viability as a business venture. We carry out commercial jobs when requested in order to gain some income.

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Not For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Uchumi Commercial Bank Limited (UCB Ltd.) is a regional commercial bank, licensed to operate in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. The bank is owned by over 330,000 average Tanzanians who are members of the Northern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church i ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

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