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Tanzania Relief Initiatives (TRI)

Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Joined January 2022

TRI advocates for Human Rights, Child rights and juvenile justice, good governance and Rule of law. Vision TRI Envisions a transformed society made by turning knowledge into action



Presence in: Tanzania
Focus: Children's Rights, Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Women's Rights

Tanzania Relief Initiatives is a non-governmental, voluntary, non-partisan and not-for-profit sharing organization registered under the Non-Governmental Organizations Act No. 24/2002. It was registered in October, 2019 by the group of experts including Attorneys, Social workers, environment scientists, Child rights and gender experts, as well as public health scientists for the purposes of inter alia; advocating for Human Rights, Child rights and juvenile justice, good governance and Rule of law.

The experts who share common purpose came together and resolved to form an organization that focuses on catalyzing change in the society by putting the skills into action.

 

Vision

TRI Envisions a transformed society made by turning knowledge into action

 Mission

At fore shall be empowering the people of Tanzania, the government and its institutions so as to promote, reinforce and safeguard human rights and good governance in the country.

TANZANIA RELIEF INITIATIVES shall initiate public awareness of the law, informative debates, conducting seminars and public dialogues, capacity building trainings, policy review and analysis with a view of imparting knowledge to create a just and transformed society.

 

 

People Associated With This Organization

Edwin Mugambila

Tanzania  
Tanzania Relief Initiatives (TRI)
Joined January 2022
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Edwin Mugambila is a human rights lawyer with specialization in Trafficking in Persons, Refugee and Immigration, Gender based violence, Child Protection Policy and Research. He is an executive director for Tanzania Relief Initiatives since October 2019 and is a board secretary of the same.
Edwin has worked with Tumaini University Dar es salaam College (TUDARCO) as an assistant Lecturer of law from 2015-2020. He is still working with TUDARCO as the senior legal officer of the College in the office of the Corporate Counsel.
He has vast experience in training ranging from academic arena to international, regional and domestic professional conferences. He worked with Research Triangle Institute a USA based international organization (December, 2016-December 2019) as a country project Coordinator of a project to combat human trafficking in Tanzania.
He has facilitated human trafficking trainings in Dar es salaam, Nairobi, Kampala, USA, UK and in Helsink, Finland.
He has also worked with WHO on the project called ‘Bloomberg Initiative for global road safety’ (2017-2020) whereby he has trained traffic Police officers on five road risk factors. He has also received various trainings in Geneva, Switzerland (WHO HQ) on road safety initiatives and sustainable transport.
Edwin is currently a member of Academic working group which operate under IDLO & WHO convened in Nairobi and working on improving legislation on NCDs by advocating for healthy diets and physical activity in East Africa.
Edwin holds Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Dar es salaam and is currently in his second year of PhD studies.
Edwin Mugambila is the network champion (main point of contact) for Tanzania Relief Initiatives (TRI).

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