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  • Organisation

    JUWAZA was established in 2001 as non-profit and nongovernmental organisation. Originally, the association had been designed to serve the retirees of the public sector but it was later reformed in 2005 to work for all older persons in Zanzibar. The association has been registered under the Society Act no. 6 of 1995. JUWAZA works to advocate for the rights and entitlements of older people in Zanzibar including issues like pensions, health rights and general social services.

    Dungabweni is an informal forum established on the 30th October 2014 by the older people of Dungabweni for and by all older people of Dungabweni (aged 60 and above). Dungabweni formed with aim of advocating for age friendly social services e.g. health care services.

    At the end of Project JUWAZA intend to help Dungabweni to have formal registration.

    • Organisation

      JUWAZA was established in 2001 as non-profit and nongovernmental organisation. Originally, the association had been designed to serve the retirees of the public sector but it was later reformed in 2005 to work for all older persons in Zanzibar. The association has been registered under the Society Act no. 6 of 1995. JUWAZA works to advocate for the rights and entitlements of older people in Zanzibar including issues like pensions, health rights and general social services.

      Dungabweni is an informal forum established on the 30th October 2014 by the older people of Dungabweni for and by all older people of Dungabweni (aged 60 and above). Dungabweni formed with aim of advocating for age friendly social services e.g. health care services.

      At the end of Project JUWAZA intend to help Dungabweni to have formal registration.

    • Project

      The project Accountability of Elderly Pension: the case of Dungambweni has been designed to build capacity of the Dungabweni older people’s forum to monitor progress and status of the universal pension in their Shehia and conduct advocacy for improvement (effectiveness, accountability and participation) based on the evidences generated from the monitoring. Additionally, the project equips the elders of Dungabweni with knowledge concerning the Zanzibar social welfare policy 2014, advocacy skills and important information or issues related to the Zanzibar universal pension scheme. Elders trained on the older citizen monitoring and equipped with advocacy skills can monitor and advocate for the pension and many other important issues e.g.health and other social services.

  • Project

    The project Accountability of Elderly Pension: the case of Dungambweni has been designed to build capacity of the Dungabweni older people’s forum to monitor progress and status of the universal pension in their Shehia and conduct advocacy for improvement (effectiveness, accountability and participation) based on the evidences generated from the monitoring. Additionally, the project equips the elders of Dungabweni with knowledge concerning the Zanzibar social welfare policy 2014, advocacy skills and important information or issues related to the Zanzibar universal pension scheme. Elders trained on the older citizen monitoring and equipped with advocacy skills can monitor and advocate for the pension and many other important issues e.g.health and other social services.

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