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.

Paralegals are the backbone of legal aid in Tanzania

WE STRIVE TO INCREASE JUSTICE FOR ALL, PARTICULARLY FOR WOMEN

We focus on delivering in 3 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:

  • Accessibility of legal, economic, social and civil rights, in particular for women and girls
  • Legally, socially & economically empowered communities with active civic engagement, in particular women and girls
  • An enabling environment for access to justice
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
supported groups
legal aid beneficiaries
legal education beneficiaries

Paralegals fight for the rights

of women and little children.

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