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PRESIDENT OF ZANZIBAR HONORS LSF WITH THE CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION AT AFRICAN WIDOWS CONFERENCE.

In recognition of their tireless efforts and impactful work, the President of Zanzibar, Dr. Hussein Mwinyi, has awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to Ms. Lulu Ng'wanakilala, the Executive Director of the Legal Services Facility (LSF). This prestigious honor was presented during the African Widows' Conference, held in Zanzibar from June 20th to 21st.The Certificate of Appreciation was given to c...

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PRESIDENT OF ZANZIBAR HONORS LSF WITH THE CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION AT AFRICAN WIDOWS CONFERENCE.

In recognition of their tireless efforts and impactful work, the President of Zanzibar, Dr. Hussein Mwinyi, has awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to Ms. Lulu Ng'wanakilala, the Executive Director of the Legal Services Facility (LSF). This prestigious honor was presented during the African Widows' Conference, held in Zanzibar from June 20th to 21st.The Certificate of Appreciation was given to c...

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LSF UNVEILS NEW LOGO SYMBOLIZING SUPPORT AND INCLUSIVITY

The Legal Services Foundation (LSF) is proud to announce the launch of its new logo, reflecting the organization's enduring commitment to support and inclusivity. The refreshed logo embodies the core values and mission of LSF, reinforcing its dedication to providing essential legal aid and fostering a strong sense of community.The new logo features two key icons:1. Hand Icon: This element represen...

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LSF bids farewell to the Royal Danish Embassy, with whom they have worked for approximately 12 years.

A Decade of Impact by LSF and DANIDA.Royal Danish Embassy.Dar es Salaam, [10-05-2024]Over the past 12 years, the Legal Services Facility (LSF), with generous support from DANIDA,The Royal Danish Embassy has made significant strides in improving access to justice for women, girls, people with disabilities, and other marginalized communities across the country. This partnership has facilitated the p...

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MAMA SAMIA LEGAL AID CAMPAIGN REACHES NJOMBE.

We are excited to share the latest developments from the Mama Samia Legal Aid Campaign, spearheaded by the Legal Services Facility (LSF). Under the dynamic leadership of Lulu Ng'wanakilala, the LSF has successfully expanded its reach, bringing essential legal services to the heart of Njombe.In a significant boost to the campaign, the Deputy Prime Minister officially launched the Mama Samia Legal A...

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MAMIA WASHIRIKI MBIO ZA RUN FOR BINTI MARATHON MWAKA 2024.

Mamia ya Washiriki katika Mbio za Run for BintiMei 25, 2024, Dar es Salaam: Washiriki zaidi ya 700 walishiriki katika mbio za Run for Binti zilizofanyika katika Viwanja vya Oysterbay, ikiwa ni msimu wa tatu wa mafanikio wa mbio hizi zinazoratibiwa na kuandaliwa na Smile for Community (S4C) kwa kushirikiana na Legal Services Facility (LSF). Lengo kuu la mbio hizi ni kuwawezesha watoto wa kike kupat...

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LSF AND STANBIC BANK PARTNERSHIP.

The Legal Services Facility (LSF) and Stanbic Bank Tanzania sign a strategic partnership to implement development projectsMonday, April 29, 2024 - Dar es Salaam, The Legal Services Facility (LSF), a non-governmental organization, in collaboration with Stanbic Bank Tanzania, signed a partnership agreement to implement development projects aimed at uplifting women and girls economically, educational...

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The Legal Services Facility (LSF) and Stanbic Bank Tanzania sign a strategic partnership to implement development projects

Monday, April 29, 2024 - Dar es Salaam, The Legal Services Facility (LSF), a non-governmental organization, in collaboration with Stanbic Bank Tanzania, signed a partnership agreement to implement development projects aimed at uplifting women and girls economically, educationally, and health-wise. This two-year agreement focuses on combining efforts and pooling resources to address social ch...

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RUN FOR BINTI MARATHON TO TAKE PLACE ON MAY 25, 2024

The Non-governmental organization Smile for Community (S4C) in collaboration with Legal Services Facility (LSF) today announced the third season of the Run for Binti races scheduled to take place on May 25, 2024, in Dar es Salaam.The annual Run for Binti Marathon aim to mobilize resources and joint efforts to empower girls by ensuring they have access to education and reproductive health rights, i...

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EMPOWERING NGOs FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We are excited to announce our partnership with the National Council of NGOs (NaCoNGO) in Tanzania! Together, LSF and NaCoNGO are embarking on joint initiatives to foster a cohesive coalition within the sector. Our shared goal is to influence policies that ensure a supportive environment for NGOs, with a special focus on addressing gender equality in the country. Through capacity development, info...

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LEGAL SERVICES FACILITY AND ENABEL SIGN 10.7 BILLION TANZANIAN SHILLINGS AGREEMENT TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN TANZANIA.

The Legal Services Facility (LSF) and Enabel, the Belgian development agency, have officially signed a 10.7 billion grant agreement today to implement the Improved Access to Justice for Women through Legal Aid(IMPAWLA) Project. This collaborative project is funded by European Union (EU) under its flagship initiative called “Gender Transformative Action: Breaking the Glass Ceiling.” The project aim...

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RUN FOR BINTI MARATHON EMPOWERS MTWARA SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH IMPROVED SANITATION AND ACCESS TO SANITARY PADS

In an inspiring joint effort to empower young girls and enhance their access to education and health rights, Smile for Community and the Legal Services Facility (LSF) have taken a significant step forward. As organizers of the esteemed Run for Binti Marathon, they have successfully provided Nanyamba and Chawi secondary schools in the Nanyamba Town Council with modern toilet facilities, equipp...

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LSF AND NMB FOUNDATION ENTER INTO AGREEMENT TO EMPOWER WOMEN AND GIRLS SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY

The partnership aims to empower women, girls, and marginalize groups to benefit from existing opportunities and enhance their economic status. The collaboration focuses on pooling efforts and resources to address community challenges over a three-year period. The agreement aims to provide professional advice in designing and managing projects that aim to...

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NGO FORUM 2023: LSF Recognized for Empowering Non-Governmental Organizations in Tanzania.

LSF proudly announces the receipt of a prestigious Certificate acknowledging its significant contribution to strengthening Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Tanzania. This recognition underscores LSF’s steadfast commitment to supporting over 200 organizations across mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar through grants and capacity-building initiatives.Dedicated to fostering positive change and sus...

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ATE AWARDS: LSF Recognized as Second Prize Winner for Employer of the Year in the Non-Governmental Sector.

Dar es Salaam, 4 December 2023 – LSF is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Second Prize for Employer of the Year in the Non-Governmental Organizations category by the Tanzanian Employers Association. The award ceremony, attended by esteemed guests including the Minister of State, Prof. Joyce Ndalichako, took place on 04 December 2023.This recognition reflects LSF’s unwa...

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EAST AFRICA PHILANTHROPY NETWORK: LSF Appointed Vice Chair of East Africa Philanthropy Network Board.

 LSF is proud to announce its appointment as Vice Chair of the Board for the East Africa Philanthropy Network. This prestigious role positions the LSF at the forefront of advancing the philanthropic agenda, encouraging regional integration, and fostering partnerships for sustainable community development.The East Africa Philanthropy Network is dedicated to driving positive change at both local and...

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MEETING: Ministry of Community Development Recognizes LSF Commitment to National Development

 The Ministry of Community Development, Gender, Children, and Special Groups commends the LSF for their outstanding contributions to community development across the country. Hon. Dr. Dorothy Gwajima, the Minister, recently presented a certificate to LSF in recognition of their dedicated efforts.The certificate was awarded in acknowledgment of LSF's unwavering support for nationwide community deve...

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LEGAL AID ZANZIBAR: Landmark Decision by Zanzibar Government Abolishes Fees for Legal Aid Services.

 In a groundbreaking announcement, the Legal Services Facility (LSF) in Zanzibar has received official recognition for its exceptional service delivery. The Minister of the Office of the President, Constitution, and Legal Affairs, Hon. Haroun Suleiman, lauded the organization’s outstanding performance in providing legal aid services to a wide-reaching audience.Addressing a gathering at the Annual...

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LSF PROGRAM REFLECTION SESSION IN 2023: LSF Advocates for Systematic Change: A Call to Action by Amani Manyelezi, Director of Program and Operations

In a compelling statement during the LSF Program Reflection session 2023, Amani Manyelezi, Director of Program and Operations at LSF, emphasized the crucial need for a structured mechanism to recruit, train, and sustain the paralegal movement.Addressing the pressing issue of gender-based violence, Manyelezi highlighted the necessity to mainstream gender issues and tackle power imbalances head-on....

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CSO Week 2023: LSF Leads the Dialogue on Tech, Democracy, and Decolonization at CSO Week 2023.

In a thought-provoking session during CSO Week 2023, LSF  took center stage by organizing a panel discussion on the crucial theme, “Exploring the Nexus: Tech, Democracy & Decolonization. How these forces intersect and shape our world.”With a remarkable turnout of over 100 participants, the engaging dialogue focused on the imperative to decolonize minds, fostering a profound understanding of identi...

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TANZANIA PHILANTHROPY ORGANIZATION: LSF Demonstrates Commitment to Community Philanthropy at Tanzania Philanthropy Forum

A prominent advocate for community philanthropy, played a pivotal role in the recent discourse on "Synergy in the Digital Age: Pioneering Collaborative Philanthropy" at the Tanzania Philanthropy Forum. The forum provided a platform for key stakeholders to explore the transformative impact of digital inclusion on development initiatives.Petra Kuria, Resource Mobilization Officer at LSF, shared prof...

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RUN FOR BINTI MARATHON (Towel)

We are pleased to share a significant update regarding the Run For Binti Marathon organized by LSF in collaboration with Smile For Community earlier this year.In the pursuit of achieving the goals set by the Run For Binti Marathon, LSF with Smile For Community, has received a generous donation of 2,500 sanitary towels from the China-Tanzania Woman Foundation. These sanitary towels are intended to...

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RISING WOMAN: LSF and Mwananchi Communications Unveil “Rising Woman” – A Groundbreaking Platform for Empowering Women.

 In a landmark collaboration, LSF and Mwananchi Communications proudly announce the launch of “Rising Woman,” a dynamic online platform committed to amplifying the success stories of women. With a vision to inspire and educate, the platform serves as a catalyst for empowering women across various spheres, with a particular focus on economic empowerment and leadership roles.The Rising Woman platfor...

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WANAWAKE TUNAWEZA PROJECT: Wanawake Tunaweza Project Empowers Maasai Women for Sustainable Impact.

 Wanawake Tunaweza, in its steadfast commitment to women’s economic empowerment, announces the successful culmination of two transformative initiatives benefitting the Maasai women in Longido.Enhancing Menstrual Hygiene and Empowering Schoolgirls:As part of our ongoing efforts, Wanawake Tunaweza project has provided comprehensive training to Maasai women, equipping them with the skills to produce...

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EAHPN MEETING IN ZANZIBAR: Empowering Paralegals: A Collaborative Initiative by EAHPN and Legal Authorities

 The East and Horn of Africa Paralegal Network (EAHPN) has emerged as a vital platform for paralegals, fostering knowledge exchange, experience sharing, and advocacy for a supportive environment. Lauded by the Network Chair, LSF, as a crucial space for championing paralegal issues, EAHPN plays a pivotal role in strengthening the legal landscape.The Network Chair, expressing the significance of EAH...

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RESOURCE MOBILIZATION TRAINING : LSF Cultivates a Culture of Growth: Celebrating Team Triumph in Transformative 3-Day Resource Mobilization Course

 In a testament to its commitment to continuous improvement, LSF proudly announces the successful completion of a transformative 3-day Resource Mobilization Course by its exceptional team. The achievement underscores the organization's dedication to fostering a culture of growth, where the development of skills is prioritized for both staff and grantees.The Resource Mobilization Course, a cornerst...

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LSF yafanya tathmini utelekezaji programu ya upatikanaji haki mwaka nchini 2021

Shirika la Legal Services Facility (LSF) ambalo linajishughulisha na kazi ya kukuza upatikanaji wa haki kwa raia wote nchini hususani wanawake kupitia uwezeshaji wa kisheria linaendesha mkutano wa siku mbili kwa mashirika wanufaika wake pamoja na wadau wake kutoka Tanzania bara na Zanzibar, Jijini Dodoma kuanzia leo 20 Oktoba 2021 mpaka kesho 21 Oktoba 2021. Mkutano huu wa siku mbili unaj...

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LSF YAFANYA TATHMINI UTEKELEZAJI PROGRAMU YA UPATIKANAJI HAKI MWAKA NCHINI 2021

LSF YAFANYA TATHMINI UTEKELEZAJI PROGRAMU YA UPATIKANAJI HAKI MWAKA NCHINI 2021 Jumatano Oktoba 20, 2021:  Dodoma Shirika la Legal Services Facility (LSF) ambalo linajishughulisha na kazi ya kukuza upatikanaji wa haki kwa raia wote nchini hususani wanawake kupitia uwezeshaji wa kisheria linaendesha mkutano wa siku mbili kwa mashirika wanufaika wake pamoja na wadau wake kutoka Tanzania ba...

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EAST AFRICAN LEGAL AID NETWORKS MEET IN TANZANIA

East African legal aid networks meet in Tanzania Wednesday, 27th January, 2021: Dar es Salaam From 27th – 29th January 2021, Legal Services Facility (LSF) as the Chair of the East and Horn of Africa Paralegal Network (EAHPN), in collaboration with the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) hosted a three-day conference in Dar es Salaam. The forum, whose theme was, “Improv...

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LSF LAUNCHES ITS NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2022/26

LSF LAUNCHES ITS NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2022/26  Friday, 20th August, 2021: Dar es Salaam The Legal Services Facility (LSF), a non-governmental organization that facilitates the provision of legal aid services across the mainland and Zanzibar through paralegals and other legal aid providers today unveiled its 5-year strategic plan. The plan which will run from 2022-2026 comes righ...

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HOTUBA YA WAZIRI MKUU – MIAKA 10 LSF

RASIMU YA HOTUBA YA MHESHIMIWA KASSIM M. MAJALIWA (MB), WAZIRI MKUU WA JAMHURI YA MUUNGANO WA TANZANIA WAKATI WA MAADHIMISHO YA MIAKA KUMI YA TAASISI YA LEGAL SERVICES FACILITY (LSF) DAR ES SALAAM: TAREHE 11 NOVEMBA 2021Mh. Geofrey Pinda (MB), Naibu Waziri wa Sheria na Katiba;Mh. Doroth Gwajima(MB) Waziri wa Afya, Maendeleo ya Jamii Jinsia Wazee na Watoto;Wawakilishi kutoka Wizara na Idara mbalimb...

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LSF YAZINDUA HAKI YANGU APP, WANANCHI KUPATA MSAADA WA KISHERIA KUPITIA SIMU

LSF YAZINDUA HAKI YANGU APP, WANANCHI KUPATA MSAADA WA KISHERIA KUPITIA SIMUJumanne, Juni 15, 2021.  Dar es SalaamShirika linalofanya kazi ya kukuza upatikanaji wa haki nchini Tanzania kupitia uwezeshaji wa kisheria, Legal Services Facility (LSF) leo Juni 15, 2021 limezindua mfumo wa kitumizi cha simu za mkononi (Mobile Application System) unaojulikana kama HAKI YANGU App, ambao, unaweza kumsaidia...

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MoCLA, LSF launch Legal Aid Symposium 2022 in Dodoma

MoCLA, LSF launch Legal Aid Symposium 2022 in DodomaWednesday, 30th March, 2022: DodomaThe Ministry of Constitution and Legal Affairs (MoCLA) and the Legal Services Facility (LSF) are  co-hosting a two-day symposium on legal aid in Dodoma on 30th and 31st March, 2022.The symposium themed on, “Legal Aid for a Just and Inclusive Society” aims to probe implementation of the Legal Aid Act, 2017 by ana...

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JESHI LA POLISI, LSF WAZINDUA PGO ILIYOBORESHWA

Jeshi la Polisi nchini Tanzania leo Agosti 25, 2021 limezindua mwongozo wa jumla wa utendaji kazi wa jeshi la polisi (Police General Order) baada ya kuufanyia marekebisho mapya, ambayo yanalenga kuongeza ufanisi katika utendaji kazi wa jeshi hilo nchini.Marekebisho ya mwongozo huo yanalenga kulifanya jeshi la polisi kuendelea kufanya shughuli zake kwa weledi na kuongeza uwajibikaji zaidi wa jeshi...

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Denmark supports LSF’s Access to Justice Program Implementation in Tanzania.

Today, the Legal Services Facility (LSF) and the Danish Embassy, DANIDA in Tanzania have signed a one-year agreement of TZS 5.6 billion (USD 2.4 million) for additional funding for 2021 to support the implementation of LSF’s access to justice program.LSF has received the additional grant in order to increase access to justice for Tanzanians. The program aims at improving the legal empowerment envi...

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LSF Empowers the Poor

Legal Empowerment of the Poor Urban communities and the Improvement of Criminal Justice for Remand Prisoners and Police Suspect in ZanzibarThe concept note is the first step to the application process. Applicants whose concept Watch: HBO Max’s Gomorrah Trailer Is “The Sopranos on Steroids” masteron effects buy anabolic steroids tablets uk, buy winstrol depot – peeps+wpforonotes will be chosen for...

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