Foundation for Community Driven Development (CDD)

Katoro,Geita, Tanzania
Joined November 2022

MISSION: To have inclusive sustainable development through capacity building, empowerment, technical skills and support use participatory approach to sustainable development.

Presence in: Tanzania
Focus: Children's Rights, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Disability Rights, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Refugees & Migrant Rights, Women's Rights

Foundation for Community Driven Development was founded by youth’s women with the view of enhancing peace and development in Tanzania working on the interconnected issues of economic, good government, environmental and racial justice, peace, and human rights through education, advocacy, training, non-violent activism and community empowerment.

The organization was established on 12 December 2012 as a community-based group. on 15 August 2019 it was transformed from based community group to Non- governmental organization and it was issued with certificate No. OONGO/R/0472 as an NGO (not for profit-making). Also it registered as legal aid provider with certificate no LAP-2022-0011 to provide legal aid.

OBJECTIVES: To improve the socio-economic development of poor rural communities through promoting human rights, good governance, legal, civic, policy advocacy and enhancement of access to justice and peace through the provision community-based approach to the vulnerable and marginalized groups.

BENEFICIARIES: Women, Children, PWDS, Small scale Miners, local leaders, fishing communities, Teachers, Poor community and Media


Quality: We will apply well-considered methodologies to our work to ensure rigor and excellence.

Integrity: We shall conduct all activities in a manner that maintains the good reputation of our organization by being truthful and honest.

Inclusiveness: We will accept and value contributions from all people regardless of the differences in gender, ethnicity, religious background, or political affiliations.

Innovation: We will exercise optimal intellectual capabilities to learn and improve the way we do things, applying innovative solutions to fulfill our mission in the most efficient and effective ways.

Accountability: We will accept responsibility for our actions and decisions in the performance of our roles, be transparent and fully accountable to our stakeholders.