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1.1. Organizational level
ADP-Mbozi has registered a number of achievements in the strategic plan 2011 – 2013 that are worth celebrating:
- During the year 2013 the organization managed to acquire a new vehicle (Toyota land cruiser no.T674CLC) by contributing half of the purchase costs through its own internal sources. The remaining costs were contributed by the organization known as DKA of Austria.
- The organization is widely known through its publicity strategy of using calendars, brochures, television and physical visit to partners. Moreover the organization invites development partners and other stakeholders in the organization activities and participates in local, national and international meetings.
- The organization managed to get additional projects namely Famers’ Forum project in Mbozi and Momba, GBV prevention project in Momba and Chunya, Pamoja Tuwalee projects and KiuFunza intervention in Mbozi district.
- During this period the organization was able to venture into the water sector and it implemented the Water and Sanitation project in Tunduma under mentorship of an organization known as Sustainable Environmental Management Action of Singida.
- Number of staff employed by the organization on contract terms increased from 18 to 21. Moreover the organization has surpassed by far its target of encouraging women employee whereby currently about 50% of staff are women.
- Number of visitors to the organization for learning has continued to increase and during the past period among the important visitors included the staff from CHEMA Karagwe, IRDO from Ileje, Nkasi district leaders as well as Pact organization officials from Nigeria.
- The organization in collaboration with project supporters managed to merge Myunga and Chitete food security projects into one currently known as Momba food security project 2013 up to 2015.
- The organization extended its wings to Chunya and Wanging’ombe districts where it implemented the projects known as GBV prevention, PESA Model and Pamoja Tuwalee.
- The organization continued to raise its income through consultancy contracted by FAO (to train extensionists and progressive farmers in the SAGCOT region), Twaweza (KiuFunza experiment) and Enviro Care (Investigation of Polluted sites).
- The organization managed to develop Comprehensive Institutional Strengthening Plan (CISP) under Pact Tanzania facilitation that is used as a tool for improving the organization performance. Other institutions that supported ADP Mbozi for the capacity development included Africare, DKA and Welthaus and Delloite Consulting through RFE – BOCAR.
1.2. Programme level
Through implementation of various projects between year 2011 – 2013 organization was able to facilitate rural communities to improve their living standard as follows:
- Through the Momba food Security project the organization was able to reach 1,330 (80 female headed)households with food security education. Households in this project managed to raise yield of maize from 3-5 bags to average of 9 bags per acre. More than 50% of these households became food secure throughout the year.
- The Pamoja Tuwalee projects implemented in Mbozi and Wanging’ombe districts were able to reach more than 5,000 MVC with at least one service according to NCPA.
iii. The GBV prevention project implemented in Momba and Chunya districts reached 8,486 (4,856 fe) people.
- Farmers’ Forum project implemented in Mbozi and Momba districts was able to reach 180 groups each having an average membership of 30 people. These groups were able to form 24 farmer’s networks.
- The organization managed to sensitize development of 129 savings and credit groups. These groups managedto accumulate a total amount of TZS 17,552,600 as savings.
- Through its projects the organization managed to train 183 volunteers from among the beneficiaries on various skills relevant to the target community. These volunteers will sustain the services of the organization even after the projects have ended.
vii. Through PESA –Model project, the organization was able to connect farmers with companies that provide agricultural inputs and link them with the market of Sessame, whereby more than 5,000 farmers sold their produces through identified companies at higher and reliable prices.