ABOUT COUNSENUTH

The Centre for Counselling, Nutrition and Health Care (COUNSENUTH) is an indigenous non-governmental, non-profit organization in Tanzania established in 1998, registered with the Tanzania Ministry of Home Affairs under Societies Ordinance, Certificate No. 9495. The office is located at 22 Sam Nujoma Road, Mikocheni B, Dar es Salaam.
COUNSENUTH is the major local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that focuses on improving the quality of life of vulnerable groups through promotion of optimal nutrition, nutrition care and support, and counselling focusing on community involvement.

VISION

A leading Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that is committed to achieving optimal nutrition and quality life for children, women and other vulnerable groups in Tanzania.

MISSION

To improve the quality of life of vulnerable groups through cost effective, innovative evidence-based nutrition actions that are locally appropriate; with advocacy for better governance and accountability and active engagement of citizens in health and nutrition.

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OUR VALUESThese are the principles that determine our performance and overall organizational culture

INTEGRITY

COUNSENUTH strives for strict work ethics. It protects the rights of women and children in all its programs, statements, and advocacy work. It is at the forefront in monitoring compliance of food industries towards International and National Food and Nutrition Laws and Regulations. As a Non-Government Organization (NGO), COUNSENUTH strives to work within the government’s regulations guiding civil society operations.

ACCOUNTABILITY

COUNSENUTH has its own internal rules and it is also accountable to its Board of Directors, organization’s members and beneficiaries (i.e. vulnerable groups, CSOs, government and others requiring its services). COUNSENUTH practices a high level of transparency in all its undertakings.

QUALITY OF SERVICE

COUNSENUTH is very particular about the quality of services it delivers. It ensures that its services are within the national policies and guidelines; and the UN/global Food and Nutrition Recommendations that are relevant. COUNSENUTH technical assistance to our partners often exceeds their expectations. The centre’s information and communication materials are among the best and are in high demand since they are relevant, target the needs of the people, and always up to date.