Hand in Hand EA Tanzania

About Us

Hand In Hand Eastern Africa-Tanzania (HiH EA-TZ) is an NGO registered by the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children with a mandate to operate within the United Republic of Tanzania.

HiH Tz is a registered NGO and part of the global Hand in Hand international network. Our overarching mission is to work for the economic and social empowerment of marginalized women, youth, and men by supporting the creation of sustainable enterprises and jobs.

HIH Tz has been in the country since 2016 and started operations in 2018 covering Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions where it has mobilized and trained over 18,000 members, 80%+ being women and 30%+ youth. Their operations are clustered around 9 projects on economic and social empowerment

Our Training Modules

Group Mobilization and Formation

HiH EA offers training on group dynamics, group records’ management, leadership and group governance in efforts to promote group cohesion and sustainability.

Savings and Mobilization

This training focuses on inculcating a savings culture that helps members accumulate savings which enable them improve their purchasing power, credit worthiness as well as have better capacity for enterprise creation and development.

Enterprise Development

HiH EA’s enterprise development training is designed to equip members with knowledge and skills to start, grow and sustain profitable enterprises

Financial Management

HiH EA’s financial management training is designed to help members plan, budget, invest, borrow wisely and meet financial obligations associated with their businesses.

Value Chain Development

HiH EA equips its members with relevant skills that enable them to position themselves strategically in various value chain nodes as per their capabilities. Members fit themselves in; production, processing, transportation, value addition, aggregation & selling, value addition among other value chain initiatives.

Credit Access

This training enhances the members’ (beneficiaries’) capacity to understand the dynamics of; capital access, credit management, record keeping, investment of borrowed capital to generate profits & paying back. It helps instils financial discipline among self-help group members through a co- guarantorship approach.

Climate Change Resilience Building.

HiH EA equips its members with relevant knowledge, skills and right attitude that will help them adapt to climate change and become resilient as they generate green businesses for economic growth.

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Our Impact

Total Membership
Total Self Help Groups
Cumulative Jobs Created
Cumulative Enterprise Created

Our Approach

The HiH EA enterprise development model is premised on the need to create sustainable income generating activities by addressing major challenges facing many small-scale farmers/entrepreneurs. The Hand in Hand approach sees job creation as a highly effective development tool where micro-entrepreneurs are key drivers for economic
growth and poverty reduction. The model supports job creation via four interlinked components: –

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