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.


• Advocate for the social work profession and social welfare interventions as a base for social well-being for individuals, families and communities.
• Strengthen and advance the growth of social work profession throughout the country.
• Oversee quality service provision and uphold social work values and ethics in all social activities
• Promote human rights and social justice, as well as social policies that help better ensure the wellbeing of all members of society, particularly vulnerable populations such as women, children, disabled persons, and the elderly.


(a) To advocate for development, planning and implementation of social welfare programs across the country.
(b)To enhance capacity of social Welfare Workers including all social welfare officers in provision of quality social welfare services.
(c) To strengthen the administrative capacity of Tanzania Social Workers Association (TASWO) leadership
(d) To promote social workers unity in addressing HIV/AIDS as a social challenge facing the country
(e) To review and set standards and policy guideline of the social work practice
(f) To raise public awareness on the role of social workers/social work

For more information contact

Executive Secretary Tanzania Association of Social Workers (TASWO)

Working hours

Monday- Thursday:8:00-18:30 Hrs
(Phone until 17:30 Hrs)
Friday - 8:00-14:00

We are here

Remand Home, Upanga
Phone:+255 713 401 735 or
+255 715 366 533/+255 783 461 759
Email: info@taswo.or.tz

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