Tanzania Network of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (TNW+) is a membership network established and run by women living with HIV from 4 NGOs and 19 CBOs. It is made of a strong membership of 55 WLHIV support groups reaching 1500 members in 12 regions of Tanzania Mainland. It was registered in May, 2005 as a Non-Governmental Organization with a registration S.O.NO.13146 and certificate of compliance NO. 1543 as a first network of women living with HIV in Tanzania.
We are the network of women which leads the efforts in securing and improving the quality of life of women and girls living with HIV through mobilizing, organizing, advocating, mentoring and raising consciousness on the issues that directly affects our lives
Participation in strategies and actions for collective lobbying and advocacy, information sharing, monitoring and evaluation of HIV positive women’s achievements, and the national, regional and international issues that affect and are of interest to HIV positive women’s lives.
Bring HIV positive women (together with one voice) from diverse backgrounds and regions of Tanzania for the attainment and enjoyment of their space, rights and freedoms.
Increase the effectiveness of the TNW+ as a network of women living with HIV and AIDS with an informed and active membership at the national and local levels.
TNW+ is contributing to an AIDS-free Generation through a comprehensive HIV programs that are targeting women of all diversity. The program includes prevention, care, and treatment, capacity building for women supporting groups, leadership, advocacy on policy review and changes, trainings and outreach programs. TNW+ believes that It is the responsibility of every one of us, individually and collectively, to prevent new HIV infections. We therefore appeal to the country as whole to ensure that the next generation is free from HIV, through prevention measures, regular testing and treatment in the case of infection to eliminate mother to child transmission, eliminate all forms of stigma and discrimination, supporting and care to people living with HIIV