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 male.
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.