These principles are constitutional principles which ought to guide all individuals, especially those in positions of power. During these 100 days, we have witnessed her Excellency translating some of these principles into operational practices. At a personal level, ‘she walks the talk’. She has taken on the presidency with humility and respect, but with firmness in matters of accountability, the rule of law, and consensus building, hence earning respect from the majority of peace-loving citizens and particularly us, the women of this country.
As part of its efforts towards addressing the challenges faced by women and girls in rural areas, Women Fund Tanzania funded in 2015 a local based women initiative through CEWOD (Women Centre for Communication and Development) to run a program titled “Fostering Inclusiveness of Grassroots Women in the Electoral process”.
WAJIKI received a grant of Tsh 7,000,000 from Women Fund Tanzania which assisted them to organize a series of workshops to raise awareness of men and women including officials from the nearby police gender desk, and street leaders in the surrounding communities of Mwananyamala.