The Living Better Today Initiative
The Living Better Today Initiative is for Community Mobilization and Support. Currently, the project is implemented in Mwanza and Dodoma respectively.
The initiative engages various community members including schools to involve direct on gender and sexual violence prevention strategies, breaking the silence by speaking out and reporting cases of violence to respective authorities and entities.
This initiative uses a “Participatory Approaches” where few community members are identified and technically supported to reach their fellow community members and facilitate in small and large group conversations on
Issues of gender based violence and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) The facilitators to these group sessions are termed “Community Volunteer Facilitators”.
Also the initiative mobilizes In-School peer groups; who have undergone intensive trainings on how to facilitate peer education and support to their peers on how to report violence and notes signs of violence. The well-trained peer educators are titled as “In-school Champion Educators”, reaching seven (7) schools in Mwanza Region.