1.

ACCESSIBILITY OF BASIC LEGAL AID SERVICES


To increase accessibility of basic legal aid services (paralegal or other forms), in particular for women.

2.

PROTECTion of WOMEN’S RIGHT TO PROPERTY


To increase protection of women’s rights to land, property, safety and security through legal empowerment.

3.

INSTITUTIONS FOR LEGAL EMPOWERMENT


To promote formal and informal institutions which effectively promote legal aid  and empowerment.

4.

SUSTAINABLE LEGAL AID SERVICES


To ensure sustainability of quality legal aid and legal aid providers.

We are an independent basket fund promoting justice for all

The LSF is a non-governmental organization which has been operational since September 2011. It is a basket fund created to channel funding on equal opportunity basis to organizations which are providing legal aid and paralegal services in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar.  These services assist individuals to claim their rights, redress grievances and protect their fundamental human rights.

WE STRIVE TO INCREASE JUSTICE FOR ALL, PARTICULARLY FOR WOMEN

We focus on delivering in 4 key areas

In order to streamline our efforts for maximum results and the highest social return on investment, The Legal Services Facility commits to substantive progress on well formulated outcomes in each of 3 result areas as mentioned below:

  • Increase access to legal aid services, in particular for women
  • Legally empowered communities & individuals, in particular for women
  • Create a conducive environment for legal aid provision
  • Contribute to institutional sustainability of legal aid
Accessible legal, economic, social and civil rights

Can citizens conveniently access their legal, economic, social and civil rights?

Legally, Socially and Economically Empowered Communities

Are communities aware of and exercising their legal, social, economic and civil rights?

Environment that enables access to justice

Is the legal environment enabling access to justice for all, particularly for women and girls?

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disbursed as grants
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legal aid beneficiaries
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