About us
Wote Initiative for Development Empowerment (WIDE) is a not for profit organization. It became legally registered under the Non-governmental organization Act, 2002 of the Laws of Tanzania under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Children and Elderly awarded with the certificate of registration number 00NGO/0009480.

WIDE adopt the strategic approach to development implement various initiatives at both grassroots and national level with a focus on the marginalized and socially excluded communities in Tanzania. Currently, it has its head office located in Dar Es Salaam which oversees regional development programs (RDP) in Tanga, Morogoro, Iringa, Dodoma, Singida, Shinyanga, Katavi, Lindi, Mtwara, and Lake zone development programs.

WIDE strategic themes major on five sectors of Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Integrated Water Resources Management, Human Rights promotion and protection (Women and Child Protection), Education and Health Promotion, Community livelihood and economic improvement, Environment management and Natural Resources conservation.

WIDE APPROACH The organization implements an integrated community development project using participatory development approaches, focusing on Water and Sanitation, Natural Resources Management and Rural Development in Tanzania.

WIDE pays special attention to the marginalized and disadvantaged groups, through facilitating participatory dialogues on issues such as access and ownership of resources, the management and flow of information as well as good governance and human rights. WIDE stimulates and supports the community’s own initiatives and efforts towards sustainable development.