Strategic planning 2005-2007 : Aangeserian Peace Village

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Southern New Hampshire University
Aange Serian Peace Village (ASPC) is a non-profit Cultural Organization based in Arusha Town. The CBO was established in 1999, it was officially registered with the National Arts Council of Tanzania as a Youth Culture Group to promote indigenous culture their bold vision of the ASPV is to:- -Promote friendship and understanding between people of different backgroundsand cultures. -Adopt and adapt indigenous knowledge and traditional skills to tackle problemsof poverty, unemployment, inadequate or inappropriate education, homelessness,and ill health. The purpose of this report is to provide 'an overview of the CBO two years strategic plan. This plan was conducted in a participatory manner including both interviews, questionnaires and observation methods. The sample size of the research included 60 youth participants. The findings of the research are analysed and presented in qualitative and quantitative data presentation. SWOT analysis indicates there are a number of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the environment under which the CBO operates. This research findings are:- Capacity building CBO empowerment Organizational sustainability After analysis and findings it is recommended participation of members in decision making and deciding on priority issues. Members should be trained on Basic Business Management Skills. The C B O should have a fund raising strategy for C B O to be sustainable. Establish rules and proceedings, seek Government/Stake-Holders support and check on gender imbalance. The plan has to be reviewed after every year. (Author abstract)