UNIQUE DEVELOPMENT FOR FUTURE (UDF)

  • Arusha

Website

http://www.udf.ngo

Address

P.O.Box 1863,
Arusha
Arusha Region
info@udf.ngo
Tanzania

About Us

We are registered NGO dealt with eradication of adolescent pregnancies and child marriages; and we empower teenager and youth to become the greatest version of themselves.



AREA OF OPERATION


Tanzania Mainland



MISSION STATEMENT


To educate teenager, youth and community about consequence of child marriage; how to avoid child marriages and empower teenager and youth to become the greatest version of themselves.


VISION STATEMENT


A world without child marriages where teenager and youth become the greatest version of themselves.



OBJECTIVES


  1. To fight against child marriage and adolescent pregnancies
  2. To empower teenagers and youth to formulate life plan
  3. To improve the wellbeing of teenager, youth and community



CORE VALUE


  1. Integrity
  2. Passion
  3. Respect
  4. Forward Thinking
  5. Teamwork



Adolescent pregnancies and child marriages is the global problem. About 15 millions girls each year get married before reaching the 18 years age. That is 28 girls every minute. 1 every 2 second.


Sub Saharan Africa had the highest rate of child marriages globally. Tanzania was listed in number 10 among the list of 20 countries with high absolute number of child marriage prevalence as per UNICEF State of the world child,2016.


Adolescent pregnancies remain a major contributor to maternal mortality, infant mortality, child mortality,preterm birth, fistula and to the circle of ill-health and poverty.


Adolescent pregnancies and child marriages directly hinder the achievement of six goals of 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


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