About Save the Children
Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children. We work in more than 120 countries, saving children's lives; fight for their rights; help them fulfill their potential.
We work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Across all of our work, we pursue several core values: accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity.
In 2013 we reached over 143 million children through our work, including over 52 million children directly. Follow this link to read our latest International Annual Review.
SAVE THE CHILDREN IN TANZANIA
Since the organization began operating in Tanzania in 1994 and prior to that in Pemba since 1986, the organization has grown tremendously and now operates throughout the country. With it’s head office in Dar es Salaam, with regional offices in Lindi, Shinyanga and Zanzibar.
Save the Children Tanzania works on seven thematic areas: Child Protection, Health, Nutrition, Child Rights Governance, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, and Emergencies. Policy influencing and advocacy, gender, HIV/AIDS are other areas, which contribute to the current programming.
Vision - A world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.
MISSION - To inspire breakthroughs in the way we, and the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives through effective communication, networking and information sharing within Save the Children in Tanzania and also among partners, child rights stakeholders, and public at large.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and being accountable to supporters, partners and, most of all, children.
AMBITION: We are demanding of ourselves and our colleagues, set high goals and are committed to improving the quality of everything we do for children.
COLLABORATION: We respect and value each other, thrive on our diversity, and work with partners to leverage our global strength in making a difference for children.
CREATIVITY: We are open to new ideas, embrace change, and take disciplined risks to develop sustainable solutions for and with children.
INTEGRITY: We aspire to live to the highest standards of personal honesty and behaviour; we never compromise our reputation and always act in the best interests of children.