VSO - Voluntary Services Overseas
VSO, an international development charity that works through volunteers, has been privileged to work with the Government of Tanzania for the last 50 years. Our vision is a world without poverty in which people work together to fulfil their potential. VSO brings people together to share skills, creativity and learning to build a fairer world. International volunteering is at the heart of VSO’s contribution to development. Our distinctive competence is working with our partner organisations to bring together people from different cultures and backgrounds, enabling them to share skills and learning.
Cuso International is a non-profit international development organization that works to improve the lives of people living in poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. Our work is driven by authentic engagement with and accountability to the people and communities involved. Our work focuses in three areas: Livelihood, Health and Community.
SIDO - Small Industries Development Organisation
Small Industries Development Organization (SIDO) is a parastatal organization which was established under the Act of Parliament No. 28 of 1973. The organization is mandated to plan, coordinate, promote and offer every form of services to SMEs. The responsibility of the organization includes facilitating entrepreneurship development and offer extension services, promotes local technology development and transfer and provision of technical services, dissemination of business information and marketing, provision of work places and financial services.
TCCIA - Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture
TCCIA is the national largest private sector association with over 22,000 members that operates in Tanzania Mainland. It was established in 1988 with the support of the Tanzanian Government to strengthen Private Sector. TCCIA aims to facilitate private sector development in Tanzania by providing exceptional value to its members and business community through the provision of demand driven services. TCCIA acts as an active voice for dialogue, advocacy and lobbying on issues affecting business of its members. It promotes networking with business partners thus linking more business opportunities to members, disseminates current business information to members, and links enterprises to supply chains of large domestic and international companies through developing capacities of local Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to meet buyer’s needs. TCCIA is working with the Government in eliminating Non Tariff Barriers (NTBs) affecting business within trading blocks and the rest of the world, organizing and conducting capacity building trainings/seminars/workshop to our members and the business community at large, organizing trade promotions, assisting in solving business dispute through conciliation, mediation & arbitration, as well as promoting ethical business conducts to business community.
TWCC - Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce
TWCC is an umbrella organization uniting sectoral business women associations, companies and individuals who have agreed to form a united front to advocate, lobby and network for the wellbeing of their businesses. It was established in December 2005 as women in business organization in Tanzania. It mainly supports the growth of sustainable women owned businesses and promote the right and interest of women business owners while contributing to the economic development and growth of Tanzania. Currently TWCC has more than 4,000 members (women entrepreneurs) covering 9 sectoral associations and 122 companies. The main objective of TWCC is to increase the capacity of members business, through provision of networking opportunity for market and information to women entrepreneurs in Tanzania as a means to create sustainable business for women. It also brings all women entrepreneurs together including those in the informal sector in order to encourage their growth and fight poverty amongst women. TWCC advocates for issues related to the development of businesses owned by women and allowing them to enjoy equal rights and gender balance as much as possible.