France spot FCS for PISCCA grants in Tanzania

The France embassy in Tanzania in its framework of cooperation with civil organization in Tanzania has entered into a subsidy agreement with the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) worth 126, 314,000 Tanzanian shillings to cover its capacity building and monitoring component to its projects lying under PISCCA. PISCCA stands for Programme of Innovative from Civil Societies and Coalition Actors which now the FSC will be required to monitor and train its grantees.

Currently these projects are running in six regions namely; Kigoma, Iringa, Morogoro, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar. The signing of the agreement with the FCS, took place at the France Embassy in Dar es Salaam, on 25th November 2016. Signatories from two parties were; Her Excellency Malika Berak, the Ambassador of France in Tanzania and The FCS Executive Director, Advocate Francis Kiwanga.

 

Funded PISCCA CSOs in Tanzania includes: Friends of Lake Tanganyika (FLT) with the Biomass charcoal briquette project in Kigoma; Medical Women Association of Tanzania (MEWATA) with its youth empowerment on reproductive health in high schools and in Universities famous known as ‘Amka Kijana’ project in Iringa; Tanzania Support for Women Rights(TASUWORI) with a capacity enhancement for effective poverty Monitoring and Local Government Reforms in Morogoro, Uigizaji na Ngoma za Asili (UNA) with an out of school youth empowerment in Dar es Salaam; White Orange Youth (WOY) with community empowerment for addressing GBV for women, Children and young people in Kilimanjaro and; Zanzibar Climate Change (ZACCA) with organization in climate change governance and accountability in Zanzibar.

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