Tanzania Social Action Fund is a government of Tanzania funding facility organisation that provides a mechanism that will allow local and village governments to respond to community demands for interventions that will contribute to the attainments of specific Millennium Development Goals. Towards this endeavor, TASAF contribute to achieving the goals of Tanzania Poverty.
Reduction Strategy as stipulated in the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty. The objective of TASAF is to empower communities to access opportunities so that they can request, implement and monitor subprojects that contribute to their livelihood linked to MDGs indicator targets in the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
TASAF is organized in a decentralized manner to facilitate greater autonomy and empowerment to local government structures and the community in conformity with the provisions for the Local Government Act No. 7 and 8 of 1982 for Mainland. TASAF II is set to operate within the three spheres of government i.e. national, LGA and village levels in mainland Tanzania. Similarly, in Zanzibar the operational set up will be at national, island (Unguja and Pemba) and Shehia. Roles at the national, LGA/island and village/Shehia/Mtaa levels are defined in line with the main operational framework of community sub projects realization and management of created assets.