ZAFAYCO is a non – governmental, non profit –making membership organization established by two graduate youth after the realization of difficult and huge challenges facing them in 2011 and got its registration the same year Dec. 23, 2011 under Registration No. 1047 under the societies Act No.6 of 1995, known as “Zanzibar Fighting Against Youth Challenges Organization” now a group of youth became active in playing role in the development of their society.
ZAFAYCO leaders acording to Constitution are hierarchically arranged from Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Executive Director, Deputy Director, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and Coordinator.
ZAFAYCO is dedicated towards promoting young people through awareness raising, capacity building and networking programs which are youth centered, environmental friendly and development oriented.
To see Zanzibar youth are very active and flexible in order that they can handle current economic, political and social challenges.
The Organization's main policy is the development of youth and women, by helping all that need help regardless of age, tribe, etc. The most pressing needs of the groups are identified through meetings with community and community leaders and possible solutions are worked out in partnership with them.
Civic education training to young people for spreading the message of peace and increase their participation in national development.
Capacity building sessions to women and youth for effective utilization of available employement opportunities and create new ones for self-employment.
Working on health challenges facing young people by increasing availability and accessibility of health quality services to all.
Environmental awareness programs that ensure sustainable use of natural resources and increasing community adaptive capacity to climate change challenges.
ZAFAYCO is one among 7 youth led organizations signed the Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) for working together in the coalition of Tanzania Youth and Adolescents Reproductive Health Coalition (TAYARH) for 3 years. The event conducted at Kebbys Hotel , Dar es Salaam.thread more
Civil society, Media and the State Actors dialogue on discussing the legal challenges facing civil society and media during operations and come up with the best strategies to create enabling environment for them to work. The dialogue conducted in Pemba Island under support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).read more
On celebrating International Youth Day with the theme of "Transforming Education", ZAFAYCO has conduted a very hot debate between ZAFAYCO beneficiaries and Zanzibar University United Nations Chapter with the topic "E-education is the panacea to alll youth challenges" at ZAFAYCO.read more
Young people exposed to peace building skills training which is very essential towards 2020 general election.read more
ZAFAYCO has continued to provide special training to Pemba civil society organizations, media and development activists on advocacy skills and the use of social media for expanding civic space in their operationsread more
Vijana wa Zanzibar kutoka mjini (Urban Youth) na mashamba (Rural Youth) ndani ya siku 3 wakifanya mijadala ya pamoja na Taasisi ya Kituo cha Katiba cha Uganda (KcK) juu ya mtazamo na mustakabali mzima wa masuala ya kijamii, kiuchumi na kisiasa ndani ya Zanzibar na Tanzaniaread more
Training to human rights and peace building young trainers for strengthening their capacity on how best they can deliver knowledge in practical way.read more
Mdahalo wa Vijana "Dira Dialogue" unaendelea katika Hotel ya Mazsons Zanzibar.Vijana wanajadili "Ushiriki wa Vijana katika masuala ya kisiasa" (Youth and political sphere)read more
Mobilizing session followed by short training on how young people can apply the available local and international opportunities for their positive development.read more
ZAFAYCO family would like to congratulate our fellow leader and family member, Sabrina Soud for being selected and completing her YALI RLC program at Nairobi, Kenya under the support of US Department.read more
Training on graduate women economic empowerment project conducted in partnership between ZAFAYCO and Nottingham Institution based in London and Norway.read more
The participants were exposed to 2 day innovation training on SRH issues related to people with disabilityread more
ZAFAYCO with Hope Center Tanzania, Youth Education Through Sports Tanzania (YES) and Tanzania Midwives Association (TAMA) under the UNFPA conducted a dialogue with young people in Zanzibar as part of collecting views towards launching of International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) 25 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and marked in Nairobi, Kenya.read more
The best messages from our inspirational leaders!
Great success is normally born from greater sacrifice, hardworking and team work, and is never the result of selfishness and laziness
In fighting against evil or what ever is wrong, there is no limit. You never know when things might become better, so you better fight without hesitation
Africa is boomed by youth generation, therefore deliberate measures must be taken to empower them by shaping their own prosperity
Don't be a parrot in life, be an Eagle. A parrot talks way too much but can't fly high but an Eagle is silent and has the power to touch the sky