Vunjeni Ukimya

The ELCT health department is implementing Vunjeni ukimya project in four regions of Manyara, Tabora, Shinyanga, and Iringa. The implementation of the project is coordinated by the ELCT dioceses In those areas in collaboration with interfaith platforms.

The project is placed under the clinic and community-based sexual reproductive health and rights (CCBSRHR) program which is among the programs under the ELCT health department. Other programs are Palliative and home-based Care, Quality of care, and human resources for health.

The project intends to build religious leaders’ capacity to understand SRHR and GBV issues and use the platforms and influence they have to change harmful practices and improve access to information, education, and services.

Activities in Regions ( Tabora, Shinyanga, and Iringa) where ELCT implements Vunjeni Ukimya project in collaboration with Norwegian Church Aid Tanzania: Community dialogues, teen mothers trainings, school programs, and interfaith meetings on reproductive health and gender-based violence.

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