Category Disabled Rights

Corruption of health services restrict elderly access to care

By Rashid Chilumba “They say that it’s free, but I have brought her to this hospital almost 7 times and we always have to pay for her treatment” said Theresia Makota, along with her grandmother while waiting for treatment at Zakhem hospital at Mbagala in Dar es Salaam The implementation of the government’s policy for […]

UDA proposes new public transportation plan for women

By Jacqueline Focus The Simon Group, a major shareholder in State-owned Shirika la Usafiri Dar es Salaam (UDA), has revealed new plans to introduce 40 new buses to the Dar es Salaam’s transport network. UDA also plans to introduce a new line of public buses just for women as soon as June 2014 as the current […]

Transport in Dar es Salaam, A VIOLATION OF DISABLED RIGHTS

By Rashid Ahmad Chilumba “We are not helped nor respected, both by the public members and public buses attendants. I always get very late to my work place because I can’t go through the mass struggles to get into city bus” said Saidi Gange (38), a disabled school teacher at Nzasa primary school at Mbagala […]