Who We Are

Agenda Participation Initiative (API) is a non-profit organization which was found in 2000 known as AP2000. It became legally registered under the Non-governmental organization Act, 2002 of the Laws of Tanzania in the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children in 2018.

API is a governance advocacy and capacity building entity in Tanzania. It works to promote and empower broad active participation and engagement of citizens, communities and marginalized group in poverty alleviation by promoting human rights and good governance, sustainable development, empowerment for social justice, and climate change.
API operates at both grassroots and national level (urban and rural) focusing in the neediest communities and marginalized groups in Tanzania. Currently it has its head office located in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania.

API Vision

Having institutions in Tanzania that make decisions and practices on the bases of improving the standards of living for all people.

API Mission

To address and amplify the voice of actions for extreme poverty alleviation through action research, advocacy, capacity development, empowerment and dialogue for the wellbeing of the people.

TO ACHIEVE THIS MISSION, API SHALL STRUGGLE TO ENSURE THAT:
a) It becomes a great opportunity for engagement and participation of marginalized group in the community.
b) It endeavor in transforming and sharing ideas into actions and actions into impact.
c) To becomes a think tank for development agenda

API Objectives

1. Promoting citizens open dialogue to development agenda
2. Advocating for human rights and social justice
3. Awareness rising for inclusive engagement and gender empowerment to  eradicate poverty.
4. Capacity development for socio economic by promoting sustainable development goals
5. Empower and strengthen the institutions and human capacity to deliver accountability and transparent to fight poverty Tanzania.
6. Promote equity, inclusion and sustainable use of natural resources.

API WORK THROUGH

• Training and workshop
• Capacity building and development
• Advocacy and Awareness
• Strategic partnership
• Outreach
• Research
• Consultancy
• Facilitation
• Mentoring and coaching
• Dialogue and debate
• Information disseminations
• Stakeholders analysis and Engagement
• Lobbying

API PARTNERS WITH

• Government Institutions
• Civil Society Organisations
• Local Government Authorities
• Communities
• Private Sector
• International Organisations
• Academic Institutions
• Development Partners and donors
• Political Parties
• NGOS
• Media
• Youth and women

AREAS OF ENGAGEMENT

• Governance and Democracy
• Social justice and human rights
• Accountability and Transparency
• Natural resource governance
• Tax and taxation
• Legal empowerment
• Local content development
• Leadership development
• Policy analysis
• Budget analysis
• Human resource development.
• Youth and gender development.