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Tanzania Disability Inclusive Consortium

Tanzania Disability Inclusive Consortium (TDIC) is a Non-governmental  organization (NGO) registered in Tanzania. The organisation’s main purpose is to build capacities for member organisations so that they can work sustainably for the betterment of Persons with Disabilities(PWDs)

TDIC has a total of 19 members organisations around the lake zone regions of Tanzania who are working to support people and children with disabilities  mainly through  CBR and Community Based Inclusive Development approaches.

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Our team has 10+ years of experience with providing wide area of specialty services works listed below.

PURPOSE

VISION STATEMENT: TDIC will promote an Inclusive, Empowered and Just Society

Work towards creating an equitable society with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for all through the empowerment of marginalized and underprivileged communities in Tanzania.

MISSION STATEMENT: TDIC intends to integrate advocacy initiatives and resources within organizations dealing with people with disabilities in Tanzania

GOALS

  • To strengthen capacities of member organizations and stakeholders through empowerment.
  • To facilitate collective resources mobilization and sharing.
  • To influence positive changes towards disability attitude
  • To promote rights of people with disabilities through advocacy
  • To share information, experience and lessons among stakeholders
  • Ensure Healthy Lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • All members will comply with the rules and procedures as outlined in this constitution
  • TDIC as an organization will respect all Tanzanian laws.
  • TDIC is restricted from participation in any demonstration or rally of a political or religious nature.
  • TDIC may not participate in any operations that contradict with Tanzanian laws.

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MEMBERSHIP

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES

  • An individual or organization wishing to join the TDIC will initially complete and submit a membership application to the Membership Committee for review. Upon review and initial approval of the application, the membership committee will vote for final decision to approve or reject applicants.
  • New members will be accepted by members at the General meeting.
  • Preference will be given to organizations / institutions / companies working or supporting person with Disabilities and may be open to interested individuals who may provide technical expertise for the benefits of the TDIC.
  • Each member is entitled to one vote in TDIC.
  • Membership will not be terminated by membership committee except in the event of disqualification in Legal status, resignation, expulsion or dissolution of TDIC.

QUALIFICATIONS OF A MEMBER OR ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER:

  • Must be mentally sound.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be working or supporting in disability sector in Tanzania.
  • Must be a registered NGO, Charity, Non/Profit Company or Association in Tanzania.
  • Must be ready to follow TDIC constitution

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP:

Membership can be individual or organizational membership.  In the case of an organizational membership, each organization is granted one vote.

Individual Membership

    • A qualified individual may join the Association upon approval of the membership committee
    • Individual members are entitled to all benefits and must abide by all approved RLC policies and all responsibilities outlined within this constitution.
    • Individual memberships are not transferable.
    • Individual members are entitled to one vote.

 

Organizational Membership

    • Local or International charitable organizations are eligible to join the Association upon approval of the membership committee. Preference will be given to organization providing services to marginalized groups and vulnerable populations.
    • Organizations will designate organizational representatives to serve as voting members of the Association.
    • Organizational members are entitled to one vote, to be cast by their designated representative.
    • If an organization’s representatives are chosen to take place in the management team, he/she can still represent the organization as such.
    • Organizational members (and their representatives) are entitled to all benefits and must abide by all rules and regulations as well as fulfill all responsibilities.

MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES:

All members must –

  • Accept and abide by the mission, set policies and responsibilities of TDIC
  • Pay required fees as set by the Executive Committee approved by General assembly.
  • Assist with special projects, events, and TDIC activities.
  • Commit to at least one year of membership.
  • Must promote a positive image of TDIC

MEMBER RIGHTS:

All full members:

  • Will receive opportunities to participate, share experience and implement projects.
  • Will receive fund, donation and implement projects upon resources availability and depending on terms or conditions of the resources
  • Have voting rights at membership meetings.