"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it"
Njombe Usawa Women Association (NUWA) was established in the year 2010 as a group of few women who saw the threat of women in Njombe of getting even more marginalized due to national and customary issues concerning the position of women in the society. NUWA is a women's organisation working in rural Njombe region in Tanzania, aiming to build women’s capacity by raising HIV/AIDS awareness, providing care and treatment for HIV victims, and offering assistance for human and legal rights. NUWA mission is to empower rural women and local institutions by building their capacity to work effectively together to reduce the spread of HIV/AID spreading and to promote women’s rights to property ownership and inheritance. Contact: www.nuwa.or.zt