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DIGNITY Kwanza – Community Solutions (DK)

Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Joined August 2018

DIGNITY Kwanza is an NGO determined to have a Tanzania where every person lives with dignity and is assured of the opportunity to achieve self-fulfillment and contribute to the nation building.

Presence in: Tanzania
Focus: Access to Information, Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Labor & Employment, Women's Rights

DIGNITY Kwanza – Community Solutions (or just “Dignity Kwanza”) is an NGO registered in Tanzania under the NGOs Act of 2002 as amended in 2005. Dignity Kwanza was founded by a team of committed individuals that were working for Asylum Access Tanzania whose operations in Tanzania ceased.

Dignity Kwanza was founded to ensure the continuation of AATZ services such as legal assistance, community empowerment and livelihoods programs to its clients. Dignity Kwanza will not only continue to serve refugees but will extend its services to a wider group of marginalised and vulnerable populations.

Vision

We envision a Tanzania where every person lives with dignity and is assured of the opportunity to achieve self-fulfillment and contribute to the nation building.

Mission

Our mission is to safeguard and promote human dignity of marginalized and vulnerable populations for attainment of social and economic development through education, support and empowerment.

People Associated With This Organization

Janemary Ruhundwa

Tanzania  
DIGNITY Kwanza – Community...
Joined September 2012
Interests: Access to Information, Citizenship, Economic Empowerment, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Labor & Employment, Peace-building, Women's Rights
A is human rights lawyer with over 12 years of experience in human rights protection and advocacy, governance, policy development and training. Currently serving as the Executive Director of Dignity Kwanza, a Tanzanian NGO dedicated to safeguarding and promoting human dignity of marginalized and vulnerable populations for attainment of social and economic development through education, support and empowerment. Janemary also served as the Country Director of Asylum Access Tanzania, a national office of Asylum Access, a US based international NGO with a mission to make refugee rights a reality. She also worked with UNHCR and with Iringa University. As a member of this network Janemary hopes to learn from other network members and contribute to their knowledge through sharing experiences and best practices in legal empowerment and working together to find solutions to common challenges with a view of strengthen our capacity to effectively serve our communities.

Nondo Nobel

Tanzania  
DIGNITY Kwanza – Community...
Joined April 2015
Interests: Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Labor & Employment, Peace-building
Nondo Nobel Bwami is currently the Resource Mobilization, M&E and External Relations Manager at DIGNITY Kwanza. He has a proven leadership and experience in fundraising and grants management, donor cultivation and relations, monitoring and evaluation, economic empowerment, refugee rights programs, and partnerships. Nondo holds an MSc in Human Resource Management from Mzumbe University and a Certificate in Forced Migration Studies from University of Oxford. Nondo is passionate about human rights, peace, development and poverty reduction. Nondo helped thousands of urban refugees to access livelihoods and self-reliance opportunities, refugee rights workshops and led refugee work rights campaigns to success. Nondo has knowledge of conflict resolution, peace-building, post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation processes. Nondo is the co-author of, “Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A Case Study of Refugees in Towns” and the author of the article, “It Takes Courage to be a Refugee”.

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Nondo Nobel is the network champion (main point of contact) for DIGNITY Kwanza – Community Solutions (DK).

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