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NABROHO SOCIETY FOR THE AGED

ACTION PLAN AS FROM JAN 2011-MARCH 2011 FOR SUPPORTING MOVEMENET OF OLDER PERSONS
TO CLAIM UNIVERSAL PENSION, FREE MEDICAL SERVICES AND
REDUCTION OF BURDEN BORN BY OLDER PERSON IN CARING OVCs AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS
S/ KEY ISSUE STARATEGIE ACTIVITIES EXPECTED OUT RESPONSIBI RESOURCES
N S PUT LITY
1 JAN 96%of older sensitizing To disseminate 500 50 FBOs,50 Msoka Printing cost
persons in older persons copies of Rationale and NGOs,50CBOs,50 Ramadhani Photocopying
Tanzania and other Potentiality Paper for a secondary schools,10 cost
mainland do not groups to claim universal Social Pension elderly council,100 Stationeries
have secure non in Tanzania to 50 FBOs, famous older cost
income and have contributory 50 NGOs, 50 CBOs, 50 persons,50 Transport cost
to work through universal Secondary schools 10 councilors,100
out old age pensions to all elderly councils, 100 politiciatians,50 public
older persons Famous older persons, choir and cultural
50 councilors, 100 groups by the end of
politicians, 50 Public January in
choir and Drummer Kwimba,Magu,Busega
groups Nyamagana,Ilemela,Mi
To disseminate a study sungwi,Geita,Ukerewe
into the feasibility of and Sengerema they
a universal social demand to know the
pension in Tanzania implementation stage
through public meeting
to 07 district
with reprensatives or
commission,07 political
media
parties,07, 03 radio
stations,02 TV stations
12 members of
parliaments,04 News
papers
To hold meeting with
FBOs leaders, social
welfare committees,
representatives of older
persons in two districts
Kwimba and Magu
To hold one day round
table meeting with MPs
from 05 constituencies of
Mwanza region
To disseminate Prime Older persons and Ramadhani Computer Ink
Ministers Speech on 1st other people are Msoka Photocopies
October 2010 to mark asking universal Machine
the international day of Pension giving Stationeries
older person Morogoro to implementation stage Transport cost
100 FBOs,100 NGOs,100 in different areas and
CBOs,100 Secondary through different
Schools and college Media
Students

FEB To initiate 02 TV and 02 On line interview with Kubini Nkondo Stationeries


radio Station discussion responsible minister Transport
with Academician, and other famous and
activist, expert and older person and experts, ,Accommodatio
persons on the Rationale older persons and 02 n cost and
for a universal Social news media have good
Pension in Tanzania and written older persons relationship
facilitate written 02 from Magu, Kwimba with Media
articles in news papers ,Ilemela, Misungwi,
to increase attention on Ukerewe and Geita
universal pension open letter to the
demand government to ask
universal Pension
Lobby DED and giving implementation
Very few number DMOs TO stage
of older persons Remove
access free barriers that To secure funds for the 2,500 Posters with Kubini Nkondo Stationeries
medical service restrict older purpose of Producing specific massage about and Mzee Enos Transport
as directed by persons more Posters with universal Pension have Luteja facilities and
MKUKUTA getting free specific massage of the been Printed by donors Mabelele good
medical need of universal funds and relationship
service pension disseminated in 840 with donors
villages by the end of and LGAs
January

Much older
Persons are not
aware that are Conduct
entitled to get awareness Mzee Luteja
free medical campaign for To correspond with LGAs A number of older Mabelele and
service in Public the older to provide identity cards persons have been Kubini Nkondo
hospital persons to get to older persons in two provided with identity
that right district Kwimba and cards
Magu

Stationeries
To correspond with 07 hospitals across Kubini Nkondo Transport
DMOs ad DEDs in 07 Mwanza region have Kubini facilities and
district to implement the special room for older good
order of Prime minister persons and 50 last relationship
issued at the climax of year Medical students with donors
the 2010 international from the university of and LGAs
day of older persons Bugando have copies
To disseminate Speech of the Prime minister
of the Prime Minister on speech and
1st October 2010 government standing
Morogoro to 07 DMOs order on the provision
and 50 last year Medical of free medical service
students at the for older persons
university of Bugando
To hold public meetings Older Person in ten Msoka Stationeries
with older persons in 10 villages are aware on Ramadhani Transport cost
villages to inform them the right of getting free Volunteer staff
MARC on that right as stated by medical service facilitation cost
H MKUKUTA and
government standing
72% OVCs in order on provision on
Tanzania are free medical service to
taken care by Initiate older persons 1st October
older persons activities that 1999
particular older will, reduce the Presence of free Kubini Nkondo
women who burden born by medical service for Ramadhani
have no source older persons To convince 03LGAs older persons Msoka & Hon
of regular in caring OVCs disseminate announcements Zena
income and people Posters informing public
living with on the free medical
HIV/AIDS service for older persons

To disseminate 40 health centers,50 Kubini Nkondo Stationeries


government standing dispensaries,05 Ramadhani Transport cost
order on provision on hospitals,50 VEOs and Msoka & Hon Volunteers staff
free medical service to 100 councilors have a Zena facilitation cost
older persons issued by copy of the Press PM Standing
the office of the Prime release issued by the order on the
minister and Speech of ministry of health on Provision of
Prime minister on 1st 1st October 1999 and free medical
October 2010 Morogoro Speech of the Prime service to older
to elderly councils,40 minister on 1st October persons
health centers 2010 in Morogoro and
50,dispensaries,05 the government
hospitals,50 village standing order issued
governments Executives October 2010 directing
and 100 councilors LGAs to remove
barriers og OP
accessing free medical
service
To facilitate Radio
announcement and TV
Interview with medical
Personnel and LGAs
officials at the regional
level
Stationeries
To identify older Persons The organization has Coordinator of Transport cost
carerer of OVCs and clear and accurate HIV/AIDS & Volunteer staff
People living with Data of older person Malaria facilitation cost
HIV/AIDS in 10 villages of carerer that will be
Busega district by the used to establish older
end of March person carerer savings
and loan associations

Coordinator of
To establish 10 older Older persons carerer IGA
persons carerer saving in 10 villages have
and loan associations access to loans
facilities

To connect these groups Coordinator of


with Busega MP 10 groups have been IGA
development funds, supported top loan by
TUNAJARI Project, District the end of May and
social welfare have income
departments, FBOs, generating activities,
NABROHO wazee there is also a number Communication
tailoring Project for of older persons cost
support and training on carerer from 10
how to manage these villages are provided Kubini Nkondo
groups relief support by Kubini
sympathetic persons
To link vulnerable
children in the care of 30 vulnerable children
older persons with in the care of older
external donors persons are supported
in education matters
from external donor
funds