About Us

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.

What We Do

Our mandate includes but not limited to:

  • Promoting optimal child and maternal nutrition and nutrition of other vulnerable groups
  • Enhancing technical capacity of civil society groups and community based service providers on preventive health, nutrition and counselling skills
  • Contributing to knowledge and evidence based interventions by working with community groups to implement community–based health and nutrition programs for vulnerable groups, with emphasis on home based solutions such as promotion of breastfeeding, use of local technologies such as fermentation and germination as well as use of indigenous foods to improve food security and dietary quality
  • Promoting awareness to food consumers on food quality, safety standards, hygiene and sanitation, nutrient value and healthy lifestyles through public education and information
  • Creating awareness on human rights, gender issues, and gender sensitive nutrition planning
  • Promoting innovative interventions to improve nutritional well being of all people
  • Monitoring nutrition sector governance and influencing policies and decisions to improve nutritional well-being of Tanzanians

Vision & Mission

Vision Statement

Vision Statement

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 Statement

Mission Statement

COUNSENUTH works 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.

Join Us

Currently no Vacancy available.


COUNSENUTH take interns from local and international Universities. Most of them have been interns studying nutrition, but we also accept interns from related fields. Besides nutrition we have had interns in the areas of Sociology, Counselling, Program Management and Social Welfare.



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Aspecific gift bequest – referring to any non-cash items such as material/publication printing or other valuables, which can be given to Counsenuth. Contact us to make a Gift Donation.

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Contact Us

For more information contact us through this Address:

The Centre for Counselling, Nutrition and Health Care (COUNSENUTH)
Plot No. 22 Sam Nujoma Rd. Mikocheni B
P. O. Box 8218, Dar es Salaam
Tel: 255 22 2775275

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