Community Volunteer Services Tanzania (CVS-Tanzania) organization, based in Tanga, Tanzania, works to improve the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young people through establishing, strengthening and networking school and out of school youth clubs; more specifically, the Initiative aims at changing the attitudes and behavior of adolescents and young people towards improved sexual lifestyle by preventing unwanted pregnancy, abortion, STIs, including HIV/AIDS and other SRH problems by empowering the youth and young girls to learn from each other.
Having a youth society who are able to speak out, defend and champion for their sexual & reproductive health and rights in Tanzania
Empowering and strengthening capacity of young people to become agents of their sexual and reproductive health and rights change and development in Tanzania
How We Work
how we help!
Climbing Kilimanjaro is a lifelong dream for many people, But finding the right organization to plan your adventure can be a challenge in itself, CVS-Tanzania we know that climbing Kilimanjaro for charity is a great way of achieving a personal goal whilst bringing hope to “adolescent girls and young mothers in order to end period poverty” at the same time.
Girls in Tanzania face a myriad of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) challenges, lack of information, products and services. They use hygienic materials cow dung, sisal fibers, sand and dry leaves to manage their menses during menstruation, schools lack sanitary disposal facilities.
CVS-Tanzania works in the country with the highest child marriage and teenage pregnancy rates. Adolescent girls are vulnerable, and the cost of not protecting them is high. Child marriage often prevents girls from continuing their education and realizing their full potential.
We coordinate international Nursing, Midwifery students and Healthcare Professional Exchange program, and Nursing and midwives student practicum, use them as volunteers health care and information services delivery personnel in our rural health facilities in Tanga region, Tanzania
Meet our Team
our team is your team
The CVS-Tanzania day to day activity is run and management by the Executive Director, who is a coordinating, execution, and staff management Executive. The Executive Director is answerable to the Executive Board, a policy, planning, budgeting and an over sighting organ of the organization. The Executive Board is answerable to the Annual general Meeting, planning and budget approval and a supreme decision making organ of the organization.