Tanzanian Government Partners
The Tanzania Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) has been established by Universal Communications Service Access Act, 2006 with the key objective to foster social and economic development in rural and urban areas through ICT intervention. The mission of the fund is to facilitate and coordinate communication services access to rural and urban underdeveloped areas through partnership with sector players so as to achieve social economic development in line with Tanzania development Vision 2025 goals.
President’s Office, Regional Administration & Local Government (TAMISEMI) established under Presidential Instrument, The Ministers (Assignment of Ministerial Functions) Notice, 2016 GN No.144 of 22/04/2016. TAMISEMI mandate include Regional and Local Government Administration, Coordination of Urban Services such as Transports, Water and Sanitation, Teachers Service Commission, Primary and Secondary Education Administration. TAMISEMI have been involved in project coordination alongside UCSAF and TEA.
Tanzanian Education Authority (TEA) is a corporate body established to manage the Education Fund in Tanzania. TEA is committed to ensuring quality, equity and access to education. The monies collected are used to facilitate the improvement of quality in education provision, increasing access and promoting equity in education provision at all levels.
Monitoring & Evaluation Partners
Ace Africa, a registered non-profit company in Tanzania, is the iKnowledge M&E partner. With effective M&E systems at the core, Ace Africa has reached over 1 million beneficiaries since 2003 and received a number of international development awards. Operational research partners include Universities of Washington, Duke and Tulane. Ace Africa undertakes internal and external baseline researches and evaluations apart from developing digital-based M&E systems for short and long term projects.
Jigsaw Consult is a social enterprise working in the international development sector, helping organisations to enhance development outcomes through evaluation, research, and learning. Established in 2010, Jigsaw Consult has delivered engagements for over 50 clients in more than 30 countries. The team provides monitoring and evaluation advice to iKnowledge, drawing on extensive experience in assessing the effectiveness of using technology in education in low-resource environments.