Location: Mwanza, Tanzania
Keywords: "Stakeholder involvement"
This project commenced to create adequate employment opportunities for key waste collectors comprising of community-based organisations (CBOs) and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) who often handle waste collection as a part-time occupation. The Taka ni Mali (TnM) Project was executed between 2017 and 2018 in Mwanza and Morogoro Municipality to build capacity and support the strengthening of the regulatory framework for Solid Waste Management Systems. Also, opportunities for new vacancies and additional income was created as project initiated recycling technologies with private sector actors and waste collector organisation.
The project focused on enhancing capacities of waste collectors, waste recyclers, supporting the development of adapted financial services addressed to both solid waste collectors and recyclers and strengthening the institutional capacities of selected municipalities to coordinate the solid waste management sector.
In conclusion, the project achieved the following results;