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Tanzania Early Childhood Development Network

A National umbrella of Early Childhood Development Organizations working in TECDEN to influence policies, programmes and practice related to Early Childhood Development (ECD) by sharing information, experiences and through these processes to generate knowledge and understanding on ECD.

  • Our Mission
  • Our Vision
  • Our Goal
  • Our Values

TECDEN is determined to collaboratively work with other networks, coalitions, institutions, the private sector, the government, development partners and other potential stakeholders to influence policies, programs and practices related to Early Childhood Development (ECD). This can be achieved through sharing of information, experience and generating knowledge; and understanding of ECD; and work towards early investments in young children of 0 – 8 years in Tanzania. Read More

A society where all children are developmentally on track to reach their full potential.

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The overall goal of TECDEN is to coordinate and empower ECD non-state actors in promoting the ECD agenda in the country.

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  • Respect children’s rights without any kind of discrimination
  • Protect children from abuse and violence of any kind
  • Honesty
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Team work
  • Openness
  • Transparency
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Our Programs

The Early Childhood Network works through five core programmes to guide
collaborative partnership efforts towards the achievement of improved child
outcomes for all children in Tanzania.

Forums and ECD Hub

TECDEN leverages the network as it requires the weight of the members to critically...

ECD capacity building and technical support

Strengthening capacities of member organizations and other ECD stakeholders on Early...

Research and information sharing

Collecting, generating and dissemination of information, data and facts addressing Early...

ECD Advocacy

Advocating for policies, laws and regulations, frameworks, and practices to improve the...


Strengthening the coordination of ECD issues from national to regional and local levels...

Networking and Partnership

Mobilizing TECDEN members and other ECD stakeholders to actively participate in promoting...

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