Capacity Building For Women With Disabilities In General Election 2010

The organization has experienced working with gender in election during the Zanzibar General Election of 2010 under the UNDP through Deloitte. The project was implemented for four months from July – October 2010 and it had a total budget of 63,021,000 Tanzania Shillings. The project managed to carry out 83 community sensitization meetings on election process and voter education in ten districts of Unguja and Pemba and sensitized 1595 people with different forms of disabilities of whom 865 were females and 730 males. The project managed to reach out to more than 300000 indirect beneficiaries through TV and radio programs. Also the project managed to work with community authorities from district government officials, religious bodies, disabled people organizations and Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) and all agreed to support its implementation by informing people with disabilities about the project and encouraging them to attend community sensitization meetings.

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