KADETFU has so far achieved a track of achievements which among others include the following:-

1. KADETFU is a winner of the “LAKE VICTORIA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD 2006“which demonstrates good performance as recognized by the UNHABITAT and LARVLAC for her outstanding contribution to the conservation of Lake Victoria and advocacy for Fishers.

2. KADETFU was once identified as a stronger organization in the region with high reputation and credibility. It has therefore been tasked by some donors and the Government to be a puller organization to pull up and build capacities of other local NGOs/CBOs in the Region.

3. KADETFU was a chair of the District Network known as Bukoba NGO Cluster until 2007 (BUNGOC) as well as a chair and host of the Regional NGO Network known as Kagera NGO Network (KANGONET).

4. KADETFU has been representing some International Organizations and Donors based on its credibility. Some donors consult KADETFU before deciding to establish partnership with other local NGOs in the country and even in the east African region.

5. KADETFU is a Chair of the Lake Victoria NGOs Advocacy Network-East Africa (LAVNET-EA) interim Secretariat and therefore hosted the World Fisheries Day 2007 in Bukoba.

6. The Executive Director of KADETFU is a member of Regional NBI/CBSI Steering Committee representing Tanzania.
7. KADETFU has displayed a clear transparency such that its workers have been invited to facilitate other CSOs on Transparency initiatives.
8. KADETFU coordinates Programmes for Volunteer and students who come from Germany for practical training in Tanzania through DETAF e.V. (Germany-Tanzania Friendship Society) and those from The Netherlands through ICA Volunteer Placement Programme.

9. KADETFU has a close working relationship with the Government, the Private sector, CSOs and all other stakeholders within and out of the country.

10. KADETFU is now looking for lager funding for sub-granting to other local NGOs/CBOs in Tanzania.

11. KADETFU has an information center for the community to access development information in Bukoba, Tanzania.

12. KADETFU owns a Website www.kadetfu.or.tz for publicity of her strategies, public awareness, and information dissemination and sharing.

13. During the year of 2007, KADETFU obtained a registration for an envisaged  Community Radio that will be known as Kagera Community Radio (KCR)

14. KADETFU is recognized as “The best NGO in Tanzania” and winner of the “Tanzania CSOs Excellence Award 2008” in the areas of Transparency, Governance, responsiveness, Participatory approaches and accountability. In 2009, KADETFU was recognized as “The Best Grantee” as was recognized in proper utilization of, accountability and results based on donor funds.

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We are very glad to inform you that our organisation KADETFU has been awarded

We are glad to be recognised by the UNHABITAT and LARVLAC for an outstanding contribution to the conservation of lake Victoria.

Thank you.

Yusto P. Muchuruza

> The certificate of award can be downloaded here

Vision Statement

We envisage a friendly environment and a healthy, prosperous, and just society that is committed to solution of its problems independently and sustainably.

Mission Statement

KADETFU is committed to protect human rights, conserve the environment, facilitate promotion of social, economic, cultural development and empower the society.


Economic promotion by enhancing income opportunities to ensure food availability at household level in urban and rural areas through improving community capacities and research.