AFYAPLUS is a non-profit and non-business organization registered under the NGO act dealing with prevention and control of diseases through Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Adolescence and Young Women Empowerment. In our country social, economic facilities and services, such as health, education, water, sanitation, nutrition, hygiene etc. have not met community needs and demand and the government has from time to time called individuals, groups and communities to use their ample abilities to assist the government in Providing social and economic services for the welfare and development of all the people of Tanzania, and Whereas, It is recognized that health and community development professionals through community involvement and participation can be mobilized to use their ample potentials to solve problems related to their needs and there are able to provide social and economic facilities and community based services for the welfare and development of all Tanzanians.
A responsible healthy Tanzanian community free from diseases caused by unsafe water, poor sanitation and hygiene services; and where adolescent girls and young girls are empowered.
To cultivate behavior change and build a strong community through the promotion of Water Sanitation and Hygiene services and empowerment of adolescents girls and young women through engaging relevant stakeholders.
To improve school performance and create a community free from diseases caused by lack of safe and clean water, poor sanitation, and hygiene and empower adolescent girls and young women in a community.
Our story is prevention.
We are excited to share our Quarter One Report for 2023 with you! This report highlights our accomplishments, important events, and key learnings from the first quarter. It gives a clear picture of our progress and what we have achieved so far.. Read more...
1. Bachelor in Accounting and finance or other related fields.
2. Solid Knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash–flow monitoring, and internal accounting controls
3. At least 2 years’ experience in finance, accounting/bookkeeping activities, auditing, business administration, or related field.
4. Computer literate in Ms. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
5. Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.
6. Knowledge of and work experience with government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements preferred.
The initiative of Afyaplus Organization to empower students of Lundamatwe secondary school how to produce their own reusable menstrual pads using the safe pads laboratories is making a significant impact on the lives of school girls in Iringa, Tanzania. The initiative aims to eliminate any obstacles that school girls face during their menstrual cycle by providing them with the skills and resources needed to produce their own menstrual pads. Through this initiative, the school girls have gained confidence and a sense of security that they did not have before, and they are now able to hold and have a safe menstrual period. The visit by Afyaplus staff to witness the reusable sanitary pads produced by students and how the projects benefited them. Through this visit it was an opportunity for the school girls to showcase their skills and the benefits they have gained from this initiative. With this project currently underway in 50 schools in Iringa, it is expected to benefit 30,600 schoolgirls ...
1. A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Public Health, Social Sciences, or a related field
2. Proficiency in data management and analysis software (e.g. Excel, SPSS).
3. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
4. Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques.
5. Strong understanding of M&E, policy and compliance requirements.. Read more..
We are excited to release Afyaplus 3rd WASH Gala report which held on March 24. As we strived towards improving the health and well-being of countless students. With your continued support, we can make a real difference in the lives of those in need. Together, let's build a better future...... Read more...
Grateful for your unwavering support! Thanks to our partners, stakeholders, and all those who joined and support us at Our Afyaplus 3rd WASH Gala, we are proud to implement the construction of 30 handwashing stations in schools across the Iringa region. Your commitment to improving access to clean water and sanitation will have a lasting impact on the health and well-being of countless children. From the entire Afyaplus Management team, we extend our heartfelt appreciation to each and every one of you.
The Afyaplus 3rd WASH Gala was a huge success, with stakeholders from different sectors coming together to collaborate and find sustainable solutions to improve WASH services in Iringa. The event was held on March 24th, 2023, at the Masiti Grand Hall of Gangilonga in the Iringa region, was graced by the Guest of Honor, the Deputy Minister for Water, Eng. Maryprisca Mahundi, who was accompanied by other officials from the Ministry of Water.... Read more..
During World Water Week, we took part in a radio program on two local stations, Furaha fm and Nuru fm. The objective of the session was to create awareness on the significance of having access to safe and clean water. We also discussed the vital role of proper hand hygiene practices in the health and academic performance of students. Moreover, we stressed the need for adequate sanitation facilities in schools to prevent health issues arising from poor hygiene. In addition, we advocated for water conservation and offered tips on water-saving practices. The radio program also featured a question and answer segment where listeners could pose water-related concerns and get expert advice. ...
Behind every success is a story of collaboration and dedication. Welcome in discovering how we have made a difference together.. Read more...
We are thrilled to explore our MALALA FUND GRANTEES VISIT report at Afyaplus Organization. with you, which demonstrates how and safe pad lab project is conducted within Schools of Iringa and sharing Experience and knowldge on conducting this and other projects between MALALA FUND Grantee... Read more...
As we strive to make a difference in the world, we are pleased to share our latest quarter report with you, which demonstrates our dedication to improving the lives of communities through water sanitation, hygiene, women empowerment, and safe pad lab projects... Read more...
1. Bachelor's degree in Information technology and communications.
2. Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
3. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
4. Good time management and organizational skills.
5. Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms... Read more..
Afyaplus 2nd WASH Gala is a hundred percent partner's contributions and the major aim of the event was to collaborate with different stakeholders to come up with a sustanaible solution for improving WASH services in Iringa and to raise enough funds for initiating 5 reusable sanitary pad laboratories... Read more..
Safe and adequate water supply and sanitation in schools are pre-requisites for the right to basic education for school children. We know that access to adequate WASH services in Tanzanian
schools is Vital and may contribute to improved education and health of children by reducing the number of days missed in schools due to diarrhoea and gastrointestinal diseases and providing more time for learning tasks.
We work hard to achieve this fundamental human right to as many students in rural Tanzania as we can – but there are still many schools on our list. We truly appreciate any and every donation to support our efforts in achieving access to WASH services in schools and as with every project of ours, you can be assured that every donation will go directly to our projects.
Thank you, your donation will help to change so many lives in rural Tanzania.
Working towards sustainable development goal no.4 and 6 , Afyaplus organization in collaboration with government and other stakeholders has managed to achieve the following . ... Read more..
Resource Mobilization Officer Intern
1. Facilitate the development of a Afyaplus Resource Mobilization Strategy that includes securing new, diverse and additional resources for Afyaplus. The strategy should respond to Afyaplus funding needs.
2.Conduct and develop a 5-year funding needs assessment for Afyaplus. ... Read more..
Assistant Accountant Volunteer
1. To assist in preparation of Organization and project budget.
2. To Create and implement financial policies to guarantee operational efficiency
3. To assist in managing records and receipts of all income and expenses
Working towards Sustainable Development Goals no 4 and 6 ,Afyaplus organization in collaboration with government as well as other stakeholders managed to achieve the following .. Read more..
During this quater AfyaPlus Organization in collaboration with the Government and other stakeholders managed to facilitate construction of hand washing stations in schools... Read more..
On every International World Water Day, Afyaplus Organization always celebrates by preparing water sanitation and hygiene event known as AfyaPlus WASH Gala. For this year 2022 the theme for WASH gala was Multi-sector collaboration to support water services in Iringa. The major aim.... Read more..
1. Develop communications strategy for the organization.
2. Develop, write and edit marketing and communications materials, including press releases, blog posts and social media content.
3. Identify and Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach to achieve brand placement in publication
The purpose of releasing this Annual report is to provide public disclosure of Organization's operating and project activities over the past year.
AFYA PLUS is a not-for-profit organization operating its core development agenda of prevention and control of diseases through promotion of water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), Nutrition and empowerment of girls and young women. Initially, the organization was established and registered in June 2017 as a Community Based Organization (CBO) operating in Iringa region. Later, in June, 2020 it attained registration as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) under the Non-Governmental Organizations Act, No. 24 of 2002 as amended from time to time Read more..
Afyaplus Organization learning different strategic ways of of implementing empowerment sessions like mindset sessions, entrepreneurship, nutrition, sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and Village servings and loans association (VSLA) as a great way for women to take control of their economic status. Read more..
Terms of Reference (ToR) for Volunteers with Experience in Finance and Accounting, Communication, Programs and project management, Partnership and resources mobilization and Monitoring and evaluation, Information Technology are invited to Apply. Read more..
On 15th July, 2021, AfyaPlus Organization Handed Hands washing facilities for 15 schools in Iringa region to Iringa Regional Commissioners Hon. Queen Cuthbert Sendiga. Other important guests included Iringa Regional Medical officer, Iringa Regional Health Officer, Iringa Regional Organization Moderator and other stakeholders Read more..
Monitoring and Evaluation offers opportunity to be responsive ,flexible and actively involved in the development of an effective project as well as scale up intervention.
Afyaplus in focus to this have managed to begin the baseline survey in 28 schools of Iringa region so as to study the relevance of the safe pad lab project ,assess the changes before and after the intervention of the project.
Afyaplus Management Team represented by the Program Coordinator Miss.Namkunda Mbwambo ,The Project Officer, Miss.Nelly Ponera and IT and Communication Officer managed to visit the Improve100 Beneficiaries of Furaha Group and assess the overall progress of the VSLA group and share ideas and recommendation for the success of the group towards achieving the goals.
Afyaplus Board of Directors Members namely : The chair person, Dr. Hussein Lujuo Mohammed and Board Member, Mr.Severine Allute manged to visit and assess the overall progress of on-going project managed by Afyaplus Management Team which are the water in school project as well as the Improve100 project whereby they were encouraged on the overall progress of the projects .