YAAPHA is a non profit organization working in Tanzania main land.Established in 2010 and got registered in July 2011. YAAPHA operates in Kilimanjaro, Tabora and Kigoma Regions.
We are non –profit organization that provides HIV/AIDS prevention, education, counselling, care and support in Tanzania Mainland.
YAAPHA was established as a response to the problem of HIV/AIDS infections, Drug abuse, Challenges of Education among children, Adults and the effects of the AIDS in our community. As it is known that AIDS is a global problem and Tanzania is amongest of the hardest hit countries in the world as such our local community villages have not been spared. We have people been infected so far and some already died, while others are nursing sick relatives at their homes and youth who affected by drugs marijuana,cocaine etc.. We also have orphans and vulnerable children who have lost parents and close relatives to AIDS. These children are in need of material and psychosocial support.
The major focus of the organization is all about poverty reduction, Education programs among youth , children and general community population and realization of sustainable development
YAAPHA’s current areas of concentration is in 8 wards of Moshi Municipa in Kilimanjaro Regionl, 2 Districts of Tabora Region and 1 District of Kigoma Region. We are based in Tella Village at Kiboriloni. YAAPHA organization has 5 staffs and 10 local volunteers in Moshi Office .Six volunteers out of the number are Women. Also has One Accounts officer(Male) ,Administrative secretary/ cleaner(Female) and one security guard (Male) under the administrative personnel. Under Activities’ section we have a project coordinator(M) and a program officer (M). In Tabora and Kigoma we has 6 Staffs.
The vision of YAAPHA is getting a well educated society able to bring about social change in all aspects of socially for sustainable development.
The mission of the organization is committed to address the needs of our targeted groups in providing safe , reliable and sustainable education regardless their economic status.