Thursday, 28 April 2016

SMGEO Profile

01. Organization Details:

a)      Name of the Organization                       : Social Mainstreaming for Gender Equality Organization– (SMGEO).

b)      Address                                                    :  P.O. Box  6444
: MOROOGORO, Opposite Vijana Social Hall, Sabasaba CCM bulding
  Fax & Phone: +255 753 599 827.

 c)  Contact Person                                         : Mr Eric Samuel Kuhoga
                                                                          Charperson/Founder  of SMGEO
                                                                          Phone: +255 753 599 827  (Off), +255 717 720 676 (Res).
                                                                          Mobile +255 753 599 827
d) Legal Status of the Organization   :
i)        Registration Authority              :Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children                                                (MCDDGC)
ii)      Registration No                                    : 00NGO/00008106.
iii)    Date                                                     : 10.08.2015.
iv)    Registration Authority              : Non Government Organizations  Act .
: section 12(2) of Act no 24/2002

02. Background:        
Social Mainstreaming for Gender Equality Organization (SMGEO) is a Non Government Organization (National Level). It has bees established on 10th August, 2015 by United Republic of Tanzania under the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children(MCDGC) This is a National level Organization that have allowed to works its projects in Tanzania Mainland. A large and growing body of researches and gender projects has shown how gender inequality undermines health and development. To overcome gender inequality the United Nations Population Fund states that, “Women's empowerment and gender equality requires strategic interventions at all levels of programming and policy-making. These levels include reproductive health, economic empowerment, educational empowerment and political empowerment.

We, the undersigned of the present Constitution believe that gender discrimination and imbalance are the challenges that jeopardize the stability and wellbeing of the society in present and future generation, thus SMGEO as Non-Profit Organization are engaging to restore and promote equal integration of both male and female as well as disadvantages groups in the development projects for community benefit.

SMGEO was formed according to the willingness of the community people in a view to deal with the present socio-economic problems in different areas in Tanzania Mainland  by means of good understanding and sharing the problems each other and to find out the best way of solving the problems through free discussion in different projects  and people participation in the decision making and get-together under an umbrella of SMGEO Organization.

03. Year of Establishment: - SMGEO established in 2015.

04. Project ActivitiesThe SMGEO activities started from January, 2015.

05. Vision, Mission and Goal:

5.1. Vision:
A society that upholds gender equality, dignity, respect and fairness for all in order to meet socio-economic development.

5.2: Mission Statement:
Effectively and efficiently to promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination and segregation of all persons (male and female) in the society in general.

5.3: Goal:
To increase engagement of grassroots women and other marginalized groups with gender transformation and social justice issues informed by the transformative feminist agenda.

      6. Local Contract Point:
SMGEO Central Office :  CCM MAFIGA WARD, under  Dira Cultural Group Office,
Morogoro Town, Western Sabasaba Ground in Morogoro Municipality

   7.Statement of Believe

The Organization affirms hereafter that:
Equality for male and female as well as disadvantaged groups in whole process of development in the society. Meaning to say “Without Gender equality no development”,
     i.            Achievement of equality in the society needs facilitation and awareness majority on real means of gender and it’s aspects in the society
   ii.            Cultural norms and practices that mostly practiced in our society should be looked in order to analyze tradition practices that bar equal participation in whole process of development,

8.Branch Office-Currently SMGEO Has no branches .

9. Objectives of the Organization:

By virtue of the Organization’s purpose and statement of belief set forth herein, the Organization’s objectives shall be:
                                i.            To raise  awareness, understanding and knowledge on health  on various diseases including HIV/AIDS  and other STD’s  as well as other diseases affecting Tanzanians people in general in their respectively areas.
                              ii.            Preservation of environment from destructions and the use of other sources like biogas for domestic activities.
                            iii.            To conduct demonstration to address various matters pertaining in the society like gender violence’s
                            iv.            To make socio-economic researches and analysis for community development benefit.
                              v.            To promote Good Agricultural Practices (GAP’s) in all types of agriculture.
                            vi.            To create programmes of facilitating and evaluation of Gender Based Violence to the community
                          vii.            Establishment of social services centers like schools, hospitals and orphan’s centers to meet Tanzania Development Vision  2025 as well as International Development Vision
                        viii.            To create and establish theatre/ Artisans group that shall promote gender equality, dignity and influence socio- economic development in the community.

10. Purpose of Organization

The purpose of this Organization shall be:
        i.            To provide teachings and information that promotes equal integration of both male and female as well as disadvantaged groups including Blind, Cripple, Albinisms, and Deaf in the whole process of development.
      ii.            To help society & individuals willing to make equal opportunity in ownership, access and control.
    iii.            To create employment through projects established by Organization including agricultural and entrepreneurial activities established by organization.
    iv.            To propagate notions that promotes gender relation in the community.
      v.            To provide facts that reveal actual situation of gender issues on the society and it\s impact to the society
    vi.            To promote sustainable use of environments through a forestation and re-afforestation program by integration for both male and female in the community.
  vii.            To create harmony and sense of belongingness for both in the community.
viii.            To restore the image of gender and it’s perception in the society.
    ix.            To promote gender awareness in the society within the society.
      x.            To provide necessary knowledge on the issues of facts on Gender matters within the society.