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Committed to improve competencies in literacy and numeracy among children in Tanzania

We are a Non-Governmental Organization committed to improve competencies in literacy and numeracy among children in Tanzania through an innovative, citizen-driven, and public accountability approach to social change.

Uwezo meaning "capability" in Kiswahili is a citizen-led assessment initiative that was introduced in 2009 in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, hosted by the various organization (Tenement in Tanzania, UNGOF in Uganda and WERK in Kenya) to fill the learning assessment gap by generating new information on children’s literacy and numeracy in a manner that informs the public, stimulates countrywide debate, and creates pressure for policy change from the bottom-up...

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What We Do

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Citizen Led Assessments

We assess children aged 6-16 years to establish their actual competencies in basic literacy and numeracy

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Community Engagements for Action

We use various participatory approaches to engage with communities and local leaders, we share Uwezo

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Jifunze/TaRL

Inspired by the Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) approach, we assist children to learn according to their levels.

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Our Mission and Vision

A society in which all children are learning and realizing their full potential.

We are committed to demonstrating how to improve learning outcomes and keeping communities and leaders focused on learning through assessment, research, innovations, partnerships and advocacy.

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A society in which all children are learning and realizing their full potential.

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