Sikika Wins National Board of Accountants and Auditors Award
The National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA), Tanzania adopted international accounting and auditing standards in 2004. However, many organizations are facing the challenge of compliance with these standards in preparing financial reports. To recognize organizations which achieve these high standards, the NBAA has established a national competition for organizations to compete for the award of the best-presented financial statements.
Expectant mother in Kondoa escapes death!
To date, Asia Aboubakar is still fighting back tears when she narrates about how her life and that of her son was saved by Kondoa SAM (Social Accountability Monitoring) team members.
Asia, a young mother from Kwamtoro Ward in Kondoa district, decided to name her beautiful and healthy child SAM, as a way of showing her gratitude to the team that saved their lives. “ If it wasn’t for the human decision and sacrifice made by SAM team, my son and I would be dead by now”.
CSOs contribution to the development of the health sector in the country for more than 20 years recognized during the 2019 policy meeting
CSOs have been in the front line in the development of the health sector in the country. This has been through different initiatives that CSO have been undertaking at both central and local level of the government. At the central level, CSOs have channeled their contribution through policy forum members, whereas, Sikika was entrusted to represent other CSOs for more than 20 years now.
Citizens activeness enhanced through Social Accountability Monitoring (SAM)
Among the results that Sikika is looking from the Social Accountability Monitoring, is to enhance citizens’ voices in health services provision at their localities. To achieve this, the training on SAM include participants from the different representation of the society, such as women, people with disabilities, youth, leaders and health workers.
Construction of Simanjiro district hospital after 7 years of a constant follow up
Simanjiro is one of the rural districts in the country, which demands an equipped health system to provide health services to the citizens. The district had, however many challenges in its health systems and one of them was the absence of district hospital for more than 20 years. This challenge limited access to essential services that could not be performed at the health centers and dispensaries.