SATF Supports Most Vulnerable Children and young people to overcome barriers in accessing education that include enrollment, retention as well as progression in Basic Education and supports them to acquire knowledge and skills for employment and self-employment through Colleges/University and Vocational Trainings. The Trust has been benefiting Most Vulnerable Children and Young people to access education through provision of;
- Scholastic Materials
- Fees and Direct cost
- Health Insurance and Sanitary Pads
- Meals and Accommodation
- Field allowances for research
- Startup Tool kits for the VTC graduates
Currently the Trust works with 18 Local CSOs, 32 districts in 16 Region of Tanzania. Since its inception, SATF has reached more that 200,000 beneficiaries under education support intervention in Tanzania.
|Supported more than 168,071 Orphans and vulnerable children to access primary, secondary, vocational training and higher learning education since its inception in 1998.|
|Strengthened the capacity of about 79 grassroots civil society organizations in organizational development and programs for improved quality service delivery.|
1998 US Embassy Bomb Victim Education Project
This project provides support to Victims affected by the 1998 US Embassy Bomb in Dar es Salaam. The project is funded by the US Government through United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Social Action Trust Fund (SATF). The project benefits the victims to access education from primary to college level.
|A total of 16 children who are the US Embassy bomb victims were supported to access education at different levels from nursery to Secondary Schools.|
Visually Impaired MVC Project
This project supports MVC with special needs particularly visual impairedness, deafness and albinism. The project was funded by Bank of Tanzania (BOT) and implemented by SATF in collaboration with Tanzania Mission to the Poor and Disabled (PADI) located in Songea, Ruvuma region in 2012/2013.
|40 MVC who are physically challenged were supported with scholastic materials such as uniforms, shoes and socks, sweaters and school bag. In addition to that the support included braillons papers, brailler special reams, binding and cutting machine and min batteries for tape, bed sheets, blankets, mattresses and beds.|
|2 MVC with albinism were supported with special medicine for skin protection against sun lights and eye glasses.|
|As per teachers’ report, significant number of pupils’ performance has improved compared to previous situation due to the fact that all pupils supported have now their notes, fine bound which ensure safe keeping in their school bags and long lasting, hence using them to read and increase academic performance.|
MVC Project under Global Fund to Fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria
SATF implemented the MVC project under Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria round 4 as a lead sub recipient of the fund coordinated by the National Coordinating Mechanism under Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS)
|Supported 30,258 MVC to access basic needs such as education, food, shelter, health and psychosocial support|
|Capacitated 25 MVC caregivers to start income generating activities through provision of seed capital and entrepreneurship training in Songea Municipality.|
Rapid Fund Envelope Project
This project was funded by Rapid Funding Envelope (RFE) under TACAIDS and Delloite in 2006/2007.
|Trained 500 Orphans and vulnerable children in vocational training and entrepreneurship skills|
|Enabled 500 Orphans and vulnerable children to start their own income generating activities (IGA) so as to live a productive life.|