Welcome to SHIVYAWATA Website

The “Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations (SHIVYAWATA)” is a non-governmental federation which was established in 1992 and brings together ten national Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs). Namely:-

  • Tanzania Albino Society (TAS) – View site
  • Tanzania League of the Blind (TLB) – View site
  • Tanzania Association of the Physically Handicap (CHAWATA) -
  • Tanzania Association of the Deaf (CHAVITA) –  View site
  • Tanzania Association of the Deaf – Blind (TASODEB) – View site
  • Tanzania Association for the Mentally Handicap (TAMH) – View site
  • Kilimanjaro Association of Spinal cord Injuries (KASI) – View site
  • Psoriasis Association of Tanzania (PSORATA) – View site
  • Tanzania Users and Survivors of Psychiatric Organization (TUSPO) – View site
  • Association of Spinal Bifida And Hydrocephalous of Tanzania (ASBAHT) – View site

The Federation is a mouthpiece for matters pertaining to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). The essence was to afford a larger, louder and common voice on issues of lobbying and advocacy.