Welcome to the heart of change, where passion for the environment meets the commitment to human dignity. Human Dignity and Environmental Care Foundation (HUDEFO) was born out of a shared belief that safeguarding our environment is not just about the planet; it’s about uplifting communities, empowering individuals, and creating a future where sustainability and human dignity coexist.


The Journey Begins

HUDEFO officially registered in 2019, building upon the legacy of Human Dignity and Environmental Care Agency (HDECA) established in 2016. From our humble beginnings to the impactful organization we are today, our journey has been fueled by the understanding that environmental health, social well-being, and economic prosperity are interconnected.

Our Commitment

We are dedicated to empowering communities to become stewards of their environment, addressing the challenges intertwined with environmental degradation. Whether it’s implementing waste management initiatives, fostering climate-resilient communities, or empowering children, women, and youth, HUDEFO is committed to creating a Tanzania where environmental sustainability and human dignity go hand-in-hand.

Key Focus Areas

Waste Management and Circular Economy
  • Implementing community-led waste segregation and composting initiatives.
  • Advocating for policy changes to incentivize waste management practices.
  • Planting micro forests in schools and building climate-resilient communities.
  • Empowering coastal communities in responsible fishing practices.
  • Conducting interactive environmental education programs for children.
  • Providing technical training and mentorship to youth groups.

Vision and Mission


To empower communities across Tanzania by promoting sustainable environmental practices, enhancing human dignity through education, advocacy and community-driven initiatives and fostering resilience to climate change.


A sustainable future for all communities in Tanzania in environmental conservation and human dignity.

  • Sustainability: Protecting and enhancing the environment for present and future generations.
  • Circular Economy: Minimizing waste and promoting resource efficiency.
  • Gender Equality: Promoting equal rights and opportunities for all genders.
  • Social Justice: Addressing inequalities and advocating for a fair and equitable society.
  • Collaboration and Partnership: Building strong relationships with diverse stakeholders to achieve shared goals.
  • Innovation: Developing creative and effective solutions to environmental and social challenges.
  • Accountability: Measuring our impact and being transparent about our activities.