KIHUMBE Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Kikundi cha Huduma Majumbani Mbeya (KIHUMBE) means home-based care providers in Mbeya region. We are an ambitious community-based initiative that began in 1991 and officially registered in 1994 to extend continuum care and support services to...

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KIHUMBE Policy and Operational Procedures

On the 18th day of November 1994, Kikundi cha Huduma Majumbani Mbeya (KIHUMBE) was registered as a society with the registration number SO.8196. KIHUMBE is registered by the Registrar of societies under the Societies Ordinance of 1954. On the...

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Wachapakazi

Wachapakazi

Entrepreneurship as prevention from HIV ‘There is nothing you will gain from not working hard. If you want to be successful, then you have to work hard and whilst at it…work smart!” This advice is from Simon Komba, Chairperson of a self-help...

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Ruth Erasto

Ruth Erasto

Cheated by the witch-doctors, saved by the program FOR those who have studied history in the syllabuses of the Tanzanian education, they have pretty much heard of Kinjekitile Ngwale and the Maji Maji War. The famous Kinjekitile was a witchdoctor...

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Pamoja Tuwalee

Pamoja Tuwalee

Council hails partnership with KIHUMBE The Mbeya District Council is in the process of distributing Community Health Fund (CHF) cards to identified Most Vulnerable Children. The process follows some advocacy campaigns to the Council, starting...

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Meshack Filipo

Meshack Filipo

The man who used to be ashamed of himself MeshackFilipo is a charming young man who found himselffeeling ashamed for a long time and running away from his friends. They laughed at him, they ridiculed him, and made fun of him whenever they were...

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John Mwashimba

John Mwashimba

The man who knows what stigma means “I have been ridiculed. I have been insulted. I have been looked down on. I have been humiliated. “ These are painful words coming out of John Mwashimba, a 50 year old man who experienced stigma from those who...

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Isaya Dickson: A Mechanic with a Purpose

Isaya Dickson: A Mechanic with a Purpose

WHEN Isaya Dickson studied to be a mechanic two years ago, he thought he had gained something that would help him be allowed to fix cars straight away. However, when he tried entering the job market, he realized how wrong he was. In short, nobody...

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Hyazint Komba and  Tatu Simon

Hyazint Komba and Tatu Simon

The Tailoring Centre with a Lot to Offer In the dusty streets of Mbeya City, the weather is changing. Residents are busy adapting to the ending winter, thus embracing the approaching warmer season with new outfits to suit their purpose. To...

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Fulgensia Segenya

Fulgensia Segenya

EIGHT years ago when she went for medical checkup and was diagnosed with HIV, her first reaction was shock, and her second was regret. Shock because she did not expect to be infected, and regret because everyone around her denounced her. All she...

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