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Tanzania Association of Social Workers

TASWO is a Professional and Non-Profit Organization of Social Workers legally registered by government in 1982, assigned a registration number SO. 6291. In accordance with Tanzania 2002 NGOs Act. TASWO reserves the Compliance Certificate as per the guidance of the NGOs Registrar.

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Tanzania Association of Social Workers

TASWO has regional/zonal branches in Dar es salaam, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Mwanza, Mara, Morogoro, Shinyanga, Tanga, Mtwara Mbeya, Pemba and Zanzibar comprised of 350 members across Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. We also have about 400 member aspirants who periodically show interest.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Association shall be to safeguard the interests of social workers and provide quality services to individuals, marginalized groups, and community with a view to promoting social justice to all.

VISION STATEMENT

The vision of the Association shall be to enhance the wellbeing of people and promote social justice at national, regional and global level.

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About TASWO

TASWO is a Non-profit, Non-governmental organization legally registered in 1982, under the societies ordinance 1954 with registration number SO 6291 in the ministry of Home Affairs.

TASWO has regional/zonal branches in Dar es salaam, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Mwanza, Mara, Morogoro, Shinyanga, Tanga, Mtwara Mbeya, Pemba and Zanzibar comprised of 350 members across Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. We also have about 400 member aspirants who periodically show interest.

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Programs

Our Programs

Membership Recruitment and Tracking Programs

Create recruitment zones spanning the country.
Identify and begin collaboration with social work-related Institutions in each zone.(TESWEP).
Already three Regional TASWO offices has been opened; Pemba, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro. Engage students and practicing social workers in each zone, actively recruiting them as associates TASWO members.
Develop a database to better track and maintain contact with members and related institutions at the national level.

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Outreach Programs

Implement outreach programmes, including but not limited to: visiting vulnerable groups and communities to conduct needs assessments, mobilize community members, and develop targeted interventions; conduct awareness raising activities on specific topics such as child labor, child welfare, and disaster management.

Organize targeted short courses from which TASWO members can gain specialized knowledge and skills; issue certificates of attendance for these seminars and workshops/symposium.s

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MEMBERSHIP

TASWO currently offers four membership categories:

Full Membership: Open to individuals who have attended a minimal of advanced diploma in Social Work and above.

Associate Membership: Open to individuals who have attended course leading to the award of certificate or diploma in social work or their equivalents.

Association Membership: Open to institutions of higher learning in the field of social work and agencies engaged in promotion of social work activities.

Honorary Membership: May be granted to individuals of outstanding achievement in the field of social work.

Get in Touch

Tabata, Aroma

Dar es Salaam

+255 713 401 735

+255 783 461 759

+255 767 210 604

Monday-Thursday:8:00-18:30 (Friday - 8:00-14:00) Hrs

info@taswo.or.tz

taswotanzania@gmail.com

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Our Professional members

Present leaders

Mariana Makuu

CHAIRPERSON - TASWO

Awadhi Khamis

Vice CHAIRPERSON - TASWO

Furaha Dimiritius

Secretary - TASWO

Joseph Kayinga

Secretary - TASWO

Eddna Peter Chandeu

Treasurer TASWO

Dorice Ndibalema

Assistant Treasurer TASWO

Epheta Msiga

Publicity Secretary - TASWO

Jeddy Mzungu

Member-TASWO Executive Committee

Jonas Buhori

Member-TASWO Executive Committee

Bakari Mohammed

Member-TASWO Executive Committee