Proudly a local youth-led development agency in Tanzania dedicated in saving children, youth and women aged 0-35 years
Proudly a local youth-led development agency in Tanzania dedicated in saving children, youth and women aged 0-35 years
Welcome to YAWE
Youth and Women Emancipation


Youth and women Emancipation (YAWE) is the youth-led agency established on the

ground of understanding the central role of youth and women in society especially on bringing stability,

process and long-term development of nations. Also, youth and women as well their children

are the ones commonly facing the problems that include among others being discriminated,

poverty, food insecurity, gender inequality, ill-health, illiteracy, incapacitation, ignorance and poor health

that endanger their domination in the development and humanitarian efforts.

Health & Nutrition

The right to health is a fundamental human right and is one of the essential conditions for exercising other human rights. This includes the right to health and physical control, the right to privacy, and the right to health care systems that provide equal opportunity to enjoy the highest level of health obtainable. 

Evidence shows that improving quality of nutrition in the crucial first 1,000 days of a child’s life – and on through early childhood – represents the best way to reduce the risk malnutrition and the lifelong implications they bring. We use a combination of interventions, tailored to specific local context and need, to improve nutrition outcomes. To ensure sustainability, the scale up of our interventions are embedded in health systems, social protection programmes and  or agricultural programmes as appropriate for the context.

Nutritional requirements for youth and women are significant and a key requisite to attain optimum growth in this important stage of life. Poor nutrition significantly impacts on the health and development of children and adolescents, leading to physical-stunting, poor mental development, delayed attainment of puberty, and susceptibility to infections. However, in reality, the right to health is currently not available for everyone to enjoy. Many people are unable to access crucial health services, which leads to high maternal mortality, child death, and other infectious diseases.


Our health and nutrition program focuses on ensuring universal access to basic health and nutritional services for everyone to enjoy the right to health. With policy advocacy and capacity development of health service providers, we work to enable quality health and nutritional services to provide basic needs for everyone. Furthermore, it is also important to tackle financial barriers. Thus, we support the establishment of community-based health and nutritional assistance. We put effort into promoting community awareness and capacity development of service providers and community at large. In addition, we promote the practice of safer healthy reproductive and sexual practices through awareness development. Our approaches are designed to;


  • 1) Improved access to quality, client-centered Reproductive Maternal Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health services including care and treatment;
  • 2) Improve ability of individuals to practice positive health-seeking and self-care behaviors;
  • 3) Enhance enabling environment for quality Reproductive Maternal Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health service provision.


Doctors with Africa


Restless Development

Women Fund Tanzania Trust


Crowd to Map Tanzania

Nipe Fagio


HIV Counselling & Testing


Linkage & Referrals


Condoms Distributed


Young People Reached