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MHOLA Is a non- profit making, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) registered under the Society Ordinance of 1954 of Tanzania October 2006, and later under the NGO act no 24 of 2002, with certificate no 00NGO00008006 in June 2015. MHOLA aims at building capacity of women and children by creating awareness on their rights, provision of Legal and health services to the community particularly women and children who have no access to that very important right. The main objectives are to eliminate violation of women’s and children’s fundamental rights by creating legal awareness to the community, through seminars, trainings, workshops, dissemination of brochures and other related Information, Education and Communication materials (IEC), provision of legal aid, court representation where deemed necessary and appropriate referrals to different higher legal institutions.

MHOLA as a non-governmental organization has noticed increase in abuse of women and children rights in the community such as domestic violence, rape, early marriages, child labor, these culminate in widows and children losing their matrimonial properties including rights to land ownership hence the well and focused intervention to address the problem is of paramount importance.
The organization is also deeply engaged in provision of good Health Education and Health Promotion, especially to vulnerable groups in rampant children pregnancies, women, older and people living with HIV/AIDS by engaging in Primary Health Care and Community Based Health Care (PHC/CBHC).
At the time of its establishment, MHOLA had only three staff with one rented office in Bukoba Municipal whereby its budget was less than Tsh 300,000 per month. (USD 1,636 per year) covering Bukoba municipal only where the focus was to help the women and children who had false accusations and end up in jail unnecessarily in Bukoba district. Ten years later the organization managed to have its own office premises (head office) at Hanyama Street and established branch offices in the districts of Karagwe, Ngara and Muleba within Kagera region with 18 staff on board.
For the purpose of increasing access to legal aid at low costs/none cost; 8 paralegal organizations with trained 200 paralegals in 8 districts of Kagera region (25 @ district) has been established and work at the ward level. Also the organization owns a community centre (with 10hecter-area) located at Muleba of which, apart from serving the community on legal related matter, the center facilitate the training sessions and promote Early Child Development (ECD). In addition to the above more 350 children have used and enjoyed the MHOLA kindergarten school also situated at area above. Its budget increased up to Tshs 1.1 billion (USD 505,050) per year.

Who had made development of MHOLA?
This has been made possible through the committed staffs; paralegals who serves the community at the grassroots and our partners/donors/friends who contributed their technical and financial support.
These include Foundation for Civil Society (FCS); Dr Anthea & Rev Martin Betghe; Fr Audax Rweyemamu (Bukoba dioceses, Norwegian People Aid, Germany Embassy; WILDAF; Better Way Foundation (BWF); Threshold Foundation (D); Legal service Facility(LSF); International food Policy Research Institutes (IFPRI); DKA Austria; MIVA Austria; Horizont3000; Government of Tanzania, Organization Members, others individuals and local community members.