DADA WA LEO 2012(IRINGA-ILULA)
DADA WA LEO is a project which is implementing by KIWOHEDE (Kiota Women’s Health Organisation) with a sponsorship of FHI 360. Dada Wa Leo project provide opportunity to economic strengthening education, reproductive health knowledge and prevention of HIV/aids. Coverage area is iringa and Dar es Salaam, in iringa areas of project are in four wards Ilula, lugalo, Nyalumbu and Irole.
Child Domestic Workers Project
The project aimed at protecting and preventing children with the age of 7 – 17 years old not being employed in hazardous domestic work. It operates at Kinondoni District in Dar es Salaam, especially in high density populated urban areas of Manzese and Tandale wards.
The strategies used to reach the target beneficiaries are as follows:-
Through the use of local community leaders within the respective ward, together with responsible person within the project they identify children who work in hazardous domestic work and rescue them.
Through the established child rights committees within the street; Members of the committees have the task of identifying and report to the centre for the withdrawal process.
Establishment of Association of Responsible Employers of child domestic workers. The e employers’ act as role model to their fellow employers, also help in identifying children work in hazardous situation hence refer them to the centre for help.
Use of peer educators, child domestics themselves identify their fellow in hazardous work and refer to the centre for help.