About Us

 
 
 

About Us

 
Etymologically, Kidumu Chirizi is a Swahili word which means “tippy tap or Foot operating Machine”. It is a sustainable community-based project self-possessed by hygienic behaviour change which focuses on preventing and controlling the spread of covid-19 and other pandemic diseases in Tanzania through hand washing by using advanced Kidumu Chirizi (Tippy Tap) as related to sustainable development goals no. 3, good health and wellbeing. It is registered by COSOTA with registration number 81L811587530310.

As youth who are activators of development in our communities, we have seen a vital need on passing message to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other pandemic diseases which are transmitted by hands under the slogan of “Mkono Wangu, Afya Yangu” which means “MY HAND, MY HEALTH”. Basically, we focus on ensuring that people are rescued from the disease through washing their hands by using Kidumu Chirizi (Tippy Tap). We believe that if we still use hands to open and close taps before and after and washing our hands, obviously the spread of viruses and germs like COVID-19 will keep on persisting because the germs can remain on taps. So, the use of tippy taps makes hand washing the best and effective way of preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19 and other pandemic diseases because it works by using the foot to tap and soap and a pedal to tip water out from a container. It means that hands can be washed without touching tap or soap and hence preventing contamination ... Read more
 
 
 
 

Vision

 
We envy Tanzania to be the central pool for healthy lives and productive people.
 
 
 

Mission Statement

 
By building a hygienic platform that strengthens ways to prevent and control the spread of COVID- 19 and other pandemic diseases through installing kidumu chirizi in different parts of Tanzania where people will be washing their hands.
 
 
 
 

General Objective

 
To induce the hygienic behavioral changes in our communities by providing both soft and hard skills in hand washing as the way of preventing and controlling the spread of pandemic diseases in Tanzania
 
 
 
 

Our Team

 
 
Shaban James
 

 
Shaban James
Program Manager
 
 
 
Vicky David Partnership Manager
 

 
Vicky David
Partnership Manager
 
 
 
Jovin Oguma
 

 
Jovin Oguma
IT Manager
 
 
 
Damian Luteli
 

 
Damian Luteli
Project M&E Manager
 
 
 
Emanuel
 

 
Emmanuel Werema
Finance Manager