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Business enhancement to the woman saving group in Central and South Districts of Zanzibar

Business enhancement to the woman saving group in Central and South Districts of Zanzibar

In 2020, REZA in partnership with a Charitable Organization from Germany, URBIS Foundation, has successful implemented the project that is aiming at increasing income to the women saving groups through selling renewable energy products. REZA was successfully recruiting 8 women saving groups from the South regions of Unguja Island after training them about how to …

Enabling Advocacy of Quality Solar Photovoltaic Workmanship

Enabling Advocacy of Quality Solar Photovoltaic Workmanship

In 2019, REZA in partners with other Renewable Energy practitioners (TAREA) under the support of UNDP implemented one of the project that enables the installers to access the technical literature in the local language, Kiswahili. The project printed booklets about solar photovoltaic technology in Kiswahili and distributed them to the installers. The booklets were distributed …

REZA Participated in the World Cleanup Day

REZA Participated in the World Cleanup Day

On the 15th of September REZA participated in the World Cleaning Day, which took place in Tanzania including Zanzibar the first time. The purpose of the Clean up Day is to raise awareness of the global problem of pollution and its consequences for the environment, humans and animals both on land and in the sea. …

REZA held Discussion on ROOTS & SHOOTS Zanzibar Project at Lumumba Secondary School

REZA held Discussion on ROOTS & SHOOTS Zanzibar Project at Lumumba Secondary School

As a supporter of environmental and social development, REZA is currently involved in expanding the ROOTS & SHOOTS Youth Project with the Coordinators from Halesalasi and Lumumba School. The project’s philosophy can be explained the best by its founder Jane Goodall: “ROOTS & SHOOTS (…) encourage young people to learn about, demonstrate care and concern …

Practitioner’s Forum on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Practitioner’s Forum on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

The conference itself was organized by the SID (Society of International Development) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation and focused on the energy supply and efficiency of East Africa (Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda). “Energy for whom?” Is the key question of the conference, which brought together many different actors. The conference was a great complement …

Advocacy Workshops with Local Clan Leaders (LCL) and Energy Stakeholders

Advocacy Workshops with Local Clan Leaders (LCL) and Energy Stakeholders

This workshop has been conducted positively. The workshop discussed the role of energy policy and find existing opportunities through it. Both events were successfully conducted in the North District ‘A’ and ‘B’ attended by representatives of Ministry of Land, Water, Energy and Environment, Zanzibar Bureau of Standard, Zanzibar Utility Regulatory Authority (ZURA), Senior Assistance Lecturer ...

Road-Show Program with ZECO

Road-Show Program with ZECO

Every year REZA implements external project incorporation with partner organizations, either from Government or Private sectors. One of these programs was the ROADSHOW Program which is an awareness program created by the Government of Zanzibar. This program was led under the Zanzibar Electricity Corporation, ZECO management. Zanzibar Electricity Corporation is a government company that has …

Knowledge dissemination through Village Presentation

Knowledge dissemination through Village Presentation

Village Presentation (VP) is the project based on transferring knowledge of Renewable Energy use and how to choose the best quality of RE product that is presented directly to the local communities. In the activity year, the 2016 REZA plan to implement the first base of VP training in the North region of Unguja Island …

Extended capacity building for REZA staff

Extended capacity building for REZA staff

To increase work capacity in the REZA office, the Renewable Energy Zanzibar Association with a financial contribution of URBIS Foundation and awareness Fund program from the Department of Energy and Mineral has conducted two days of training to the REZA staff and regional officers. The training was facilitated by Tanzania Renewable Energy Association from Dar …

Support and Easement of Local Government Officials Workshop

Support and Easement of Local Government Officials Workshop

The aims of the Workshop was to support and easement of local government officials Day one In this workshop, government officials from District North A and B participated. The goal of the workshop was to clarify them the responsibilities they have in their job in relation to renewable energies and environmental protection. The workshop was …