Kilwa District

Kilwa District Community Development Project

TCRS Kilwa operates in 10 villages funded by Norwegian Church Aid (NCA). The project focuses to engage both men and women to further improve legal and structural frameworks, strengthen prevention systems and assistance mechanisms for survivors of domestic violence and improve access to effective protection from violence through sustainable delivery of general and specialist services through reporting mechanisms from the villages/wards to the district level.

The Building Community Resilience projects focuses on enhancing women, men, boys and girls to attain improved resilience for climate change and enjoying their rights, enhancing women and girls including youths to realize their rights and attaining sustainable well-being through self-employment and improved social services (livelihoods, water sanitation, and food security), responsive leadership and environmental sustainability.

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Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service (TCRS) established its unique Community Empowerment Program at Kilwa District in 2004 and until today TCRS continues to work with disadvantaged communities so that they take actions themselves that lead to improvements in their lives in areas of Gender equity and equality, persons with disabilities (PWDs), Youth and children, governance and accountability, Environmental sustainability and disaster risk reduction. KCEP operates in 10 villages with a target of 7,128 (Female 2495, Male 4633) direct beneficiaries with the estimated 14,613(F7640, M, 7073) indirect beneficiaries in the project catchment area. The duty-bearers are 407(132F/275M) (Source: Baseline survey, 2019).