Tanzania Network of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (TNW+) is a membership network established and run by HIV positive women from 4 NGOs and 19 CBOs. It is made of a strong membership of 55 WLHIV support groups reaching 1500 members in 12 districts of Tanzania Mainland. It was registered in May, 2006 as a Non-Governmental Organization with a registration S.O.NO.13146 as a first network of HIV positive women in Tanzania.
TNW+ is a member of local and international forums including International Community of Women Living with HIV East Africa, Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+). In Tanzania TNW+ is a member of the Non State Actors, a platform of civil society organization that pursues dialogue with TNCM in Tanzania on HIV, TB and Malaria response.
TNW+ plays a big role in helping HIV+ women on advocacy, capacity building, resources mobilization, treatment literacy, economic empowerment, HIV prevention and counseling to women and girls. TNW+ works in collaboration with the government through Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS). It collaborates closely with PLHIV networks including NACOPHA, local and international organization to respond to the challenge of HIV epidemic.