The Tanzania Early Childhood Development Network (TECDEN) has launched a call for applications as a public notice to all interested and capable National Civil Society Organizations to have a fair opportunity to express their interest to implement the Mtoto Kwanza Project which will contribute to the government of Tanzania and the wider ECD stakeholders in the implementation of the National Multisectoral ECD Program (NMECDP) at national, regional and council levels in 16 Regions of Tanzania Mainland.
The implementing partners (CSOs) are expected;
- To support coordination of the NMECDP implementation at the sub-national level including reporting progress, and supporting convening local implementing partners ECD coordination meetings;
- To participate in the regional NMECDP implementation review meetings to be convened by regional and local government;
- To create wider community awareness and public demand for ECD services delivery;
- To advocate for resource allocation to invest in early childhood development services.
The Mtoto Kwanza Project is implemented in partnership between TECDEN, CiC, and the Union of Tanzania Press Clubs (UTPC) across all 26 regions in two phases. Currently, Mtoto Kwanza is moving into phase II with 16 regions these are Singida, Shinyanga, Mwanza, Geita, Mara, Katavi, Simiyu, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Pwani, Mtwara, Ruvuma, Njombe, Iringa, Kigoma, and Songwe. TECDEN is looking for one focal CSO from each mentioned region above to support project implementation.
Grant size: $1000 to $10,000
Deadline: February 22, 2023