Written By James Tayler
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THIS PLACE WAS ESTABLISHED BY ALLY MAUA IN 1978, HE WAS THE FARMER AND THEN HE CALL THE…
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THIS SETTLEMENT STARTED IN 1983. BACK THEN THERE WAS A FAMOUS MAN CALLED "ALI MAUA" WHO WAS LIVING…
THE TERM AMANI CAME TO BE USED AFTER THE CHAIRMAN WHO LEAD THE STREET BEFORE DISTRIBUTED IT WAS…
IN 1966 STARTED TO LIVE IN THAT AREA THE AREA WAS FULL OF FARMS AND PEOPLE WERE CULTIVATING…
BEFORE BECOME AN OFFICIAL SETTLEMENT IT WAS KNOWN AS TANDIKA AZIMIO.AFTER ARUSHA DECLARATION IN 1967 AS A WAY…
BACK THEN THE SETTLEMENT WAS CALLED AZIMIO AFTER THE GOVERNMENT DIVIDED THE SETTLEMENT INTO TWO SETTLEMENT WHICH WERE…
BANGULA STREET STARTED OFFICIAL IN 1986 AND RESIDENTS CAME FROM DIFFERENT PARTS FROM 1976 THEY WANTED THAT NAME…
BEFORE STARTING MWINYI SETTLEMENT IT WAS KILAKALA VILLAGE,VITUKA HARMLET IN 1974.
BACK THEN THE SETTLEMENT WAS CALLED KILUNGULE VILLAGE KILUNGULE IS A ZARAMO WORD WHICH MEANS BURNT COMPLETELY.IT WAS…
THIS SETTLEMENT WAS KNOWN AS KILAKALA AROUND 1974, THEN IT WAS CHANGED TO BARABARA YA MWINYI
BEFORE BAKHRESA TO CONTRACT AN INDUSTRY THE AREA WAS OWNED TO AN INDIAN MAN CALLED DHANJI AND HE…
THE AREA WAS ORIGINAL HOLD BY ZARAMO PEOPLE,THEY USED TO CULTIVATE CASSAVA,RICE,COCONUT.LATER THE AREA SOLD TO OTHER TRIBES…
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Currently operating in 8 cities across Tanzania, the Homeless People’s Federation of Tanzania is becoming a city- and country-wide movement. Using savings as a core strategy, the Federation has initiated enumeration exercises, exchange programmes, upgrading projects, and has begun to broker deals with local governments. The Federation is supported by local NGO Centre for Community Initiatives (CCI).
Active Cities: 8
Savings Groups: 820
Federation Members: 22420
Youth Federation Members: 8229
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