Partner - Tanzania Office
CHADEMA (Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo, Party for Democracy and Progress) is the largest opposition party in Tanzania. After the national elections in October 2015, CHADEMA is represented in the Tanzanian Parliament (Bunge) by 72 MPs. It is also the official opposition in the Parliament. KAS Tanzania and CHADEMA have been working together since 2004. This technical cooperation includes capacity building for local leaders, programmatic support and structural coordination. Similar to CHADEMA, the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM - Revolutionary Party) as well as the other opposition party Civic United Front (CUF) both enjoy technical support from other German political foundations operating in Tanzania. Like the German party - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) - CHADEMA is also a member of the International Democratic Union (IDU). In order to foster the international democratic dialogue between parties, KAS Tanzania furthers the exchange of experience and expertise between CDU and CHADEMA. This agenda is only carried out and implemented in form of joint workshops and seminars. CHADEMA does not receive any kind of financial support from KAS Tanzania.To the website
Civic Education Teachers' Association (CETA)
The Civic Education Teachers' Association (CETA) is a Tanzanian NGO, which was founded by former civic education teachers. CETA's intention is to bring together teachers and to establish a forum for academic exchange. In order to improve the teaching around this subject and the general knowledge about issues of good citizenship, CETA regularly publishes journals, which influence local and national political debates in Tanzania. The cooperation between KAS and CETA focuses on the provision and improvement of civic background knowledge, enabling young Tanzanians to take part in the political process.
Tanzania Development Initiative Programme (TADIP)
The Tanzania Development Initiative Programme (TADIP) is a national think tank, whose agenda is to promote sustainable development and good governance. Their programme aims at the establishment of effective democratic structures and a multi-party system. TADIP and KAS cooperate with other civil organisations in order to implement their common agenda.
Christian Professionals of Tanzania (CPT)
The Christian Professionals of Tanzania (CPT) is a catholic NGO, organised and active at local and national level. Their main focus lies on the political and socio-economic dialogue. CPT and KAS have been cooperating for many years and have already experienced remarkable success.
Association of Quran Teachers in Tanzania (JUWAQUTA)
The Association of Quran Teachers in Tanzania (JUWAQUTA) is the umbrella association of Muslim religion teachers in Tanzania. The organisation's main emphasis lies on the education and support of Quran teachers. The cooperation between JUWAQUTA and KAS includes diverse realms of the relationship between religion and politics. It intends to improve and expand the supporting role of religious organisations in Tanzania's democracy. The Association of Quran Teachers is one of KAS's closest partners concerning the inter-religious dialogue in Tanzania.
Interreligious Council for Peace Tanzania (IRCPT)
The Interreligious Council for Peace Tanzania (IRCPT) is the largest multi-religious organisation in Tanzania. It was founded in 2000 in order to develop a common ethical understanding across all religions. The Council's main objective is to further the inter-religious dialogue in order to foster the peaceful togetherness and tolerance among the different religions. The cooperation between IRCPT and KAS centres on the support of religious organisations in their efforts to promote democratic development and good governance.