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About Us

One World Sustainable Livelihoods was founded in 2012 to assist resource-poor smallholder farmers in Tanzania. OWSL promotes education-based agriculture interventions which are both sustainable and reproducible.

OWSL​ is a non-profit, non-government organization registered in 2015 by the Ministry of Women, Gender and Children Affairs with registration number ooNGO/08155 under the NGO Act No. 24 of 2002.


Our Projects

Nanga Integrated Agriculture Pilot Project

  • Conservation agriculture, rainwater harvesting, vegetable 
    gardening, tree planting

  • 90 farmer households 

  • Nanga Ward, Tabora Region

Ng'wakiwasha Integrated Agriculture Pilot Project 

  • Conservation agriculture, fish farming, beekeeping

  • 25 farmer households

  • Sengerema District, Mwanza Region

Datooga Integrated Agriculture Pilot Project 

  • Conservation agriculture, farmer managed natural regeneration, and poultry keeping for women

  • 60 farmer households

  • Hanang District, Manyara Region

USAID Boresha Afya Project

  • Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health

  • 84 community health workers serving 52 communities

  • Butiama and Musoma Districts, Mara Region

Enabling Rural Innovation

  • Climate smart agriculture, natural resource management and market-oriented farming

  • 625 farmer households

  • Bunda and Serengeti Districts, Mara Region

Combating Hunger in Igunga District

  • Conservation agriculture, rainwater harvesting, vegetable         gardening, tree planting

  • 210 farmer households

  • Igunga District, Tabora Region




Our Objectives

  • To facilitate the initiation and implementation of community-based projects in the areas of food security, water, environmental conservation, and general health. 

  • To promote sustainable agriculture technologies and skills by training farmers, farm groups, and extension officers.

  • To promote gender equality and empower women.

  • To enhance networking and effective collaboration 
    between farmers, extension officers, NGOs, government entities, research institutions, and other stakeholders for the purpose of exchanging information, experience, knowledge and skills.

  • To partner with local, national, regional, and international institutions/ NGOs working in the organization’s thematic areas: food security, water, environmental conservation, health, and appropriate technologies.

  • To engage in emergency food relief services during natural disasters and crop failures.​

  • To partner with government authorities in project implementation to ensure continuation of projects and spread of interventions to other communities through the government extension system.

  • To work with Institutions to provide opportunities for practice and skills acquisition for students.

  • To provide learning tours and experiences for local and international stakeholders leading to the spread of knowledge and increased community support.

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