About Us

What We Stand For

Digital Agenda for Tanzania Initiative is a non- profit, non-governmental, non-political and non-religious organization founded in Tanzania (2021) with the primary objective of creating an unencumbered digital society in the areas of digital literacy, digital rights, digital inclusion, digital safety...

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OUR MISSION

OUR VISION

To cultivate a digital literacy culture in efforts to create an empowered digital society capable of improving its wellbeing and bridging the digital divide.

To advocate for the dissemination and use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) among youth and women, in order to leverage its potential to drive Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and African Union (AU) Agenda 2063.

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We are working on creating unencumbered digital society in the areas of digital literacy, digital rights, digital inclusion, digital safety, digital peace, entrepreneurship, technopreneurship. This will be attained through mentorship and outreach, advocacy and campaigns, education and training, games and sports (edutainment), provision of small grants, transformational thinking and action. 

What We Do?

Internet Governance
and Digital Rights

Digital Agenda School on Internet Governance ( DASIG) is a Digital Agenda for Tanzania Initiative’s (DA4TI) capacity development advocacy program, focused on topics related to Internet governance, digital rights and policy.

  • The program is targeted at but not limited to, media practitioners, journalists, lawyers, researchers, digital rights activists, undergraduate and graduate students from universities and tertiary educational institutions in Tanzania.

This proposed annual program is open to Tanzanian citizens and residents aged between 18 and 35, interested in Internet governance related issues, digital policy, and multilingualism online.

Digital Peace
and Cyber Diplomacy

This is an initiative which oversees the dynamics and emergence of new policy topics in diplomatic negotiations: Topics including cybersecurity, data protection, privacy, data governance, ecommerce, cybercrime, and AI governance.

The use of digital tools in the practice of diplomacy: social media, online meeting & conferencing, big data and AI analysis, etc.

Policy change in the political, social- economic and technology in which diplomacy is conducted:

Digital and redistribution of power in international relations, digital foreign policy, cyber-mediation, cyber conflicts, digital interdependence and sovereignty, etc.

Digital Inclusion
and Safety

Digital Safety Workshop Series is a Digital Agenda for Tanzania Initiative’s (DA4TI) capacity development program whose primary objective is to address the growing need to safeguard the safety of online users.

The workshop series shall cover topics such as CyberSecurity instances, DNS threats/DNSSEC, Online harassment, Digital safety and hygiene practices, Cyber-crimes, Data protection, privacy,Internet shutdown and censorship.

The event is targeted at but not limited to Internet service providers and network operators, law enforcers, media practitioners, lawyers, researchers, digital rights activists, undergraduate and graduate students in Dar es Salaam and its environs.

This quarterly program is open to Tanzanian citizens and residents aged between 18 and 35, interested in Internet governance and safety related issues, digital policy, and multilingualism online.

Localization
(English/French- Swahili)

Localization of Internet governance and digital security tools (English/French-Swahili). This Swahili initiative’s overarching aim is to localize Internet governance and digital safety tutorials, as well as digital security tools through organized edit-a-thons and sprints across Africa.

Digital Mental Health

Invincible minds initiative runs a series of comprehensive educational outreach workshops on mental health issues in the community, in efforts to end mental health stigma and build a community of healthier lives free of mental illness.

Research and Policy

DA4TI conducts research on digital rights, data governance, and privacy, as well as edtech. The primary objective of our research is to generate a deeper understanding of the implications of digital technologies on society and to identify strategies for maximizing their benefits while minimizing potential risks. We seek to examine issues such as access to digital resources, the impact of digital technologies on individual and collective rights, and the challenges associated with ensuring data privacy and security. Additionally, we aim to explore the potential of edtech to improve access to quality education and enhance learning outcomes. Ultimately, our research goal is to contribute to the development of more inclusive and equitable digital ecosystems that foster innovation, growth, and prosperity for all.

Meet Our Team

Our Team

We are led by a team of passionate professionals who strive to create an empowered digital society. Get to know us.

Peter Mmbando

Founder & Executive Director

Bonface Witaba

Co-Founder & Senior Research Consultant

Alembe Joseph

Executive Secretary

Emmanuel Chenge

Financial & Administrative Manager

Elizabeth James

Advocate/Attorney

Shadrack Mwesa

IT & Communication Specialist
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