A DISCUSSION BETWEEN POLITICAL PARTIES AND VULNERABLE GROUPS.
COMMUNITY OF THE VISION EMPAIRED.
We depend on cash from donors.
How will you eradicate this when you get to power? And what is your time frame?
We shall inductively defend budget, ministry of social welfare. To increase its budget on vulnerable groups.
Law on vulnerable group. We shall see to its implementation.
We shall increase the budget.
We believe manufacturing industries are a solution to the dependency of donor funds. We intend to raise the industries which are collapsed e.g. Tanganyika Packers, Sungura Textille, Mwanza tanneries, to mention a few.
TANZANIA ASSOCIATION MENETAL HANDCCAPE.
How will you help those with those with mental handicap.
We call for general check up annually. Those with mental handicap shall noted and taken care according to status and those who are of a serious case should be separated with those who are passive.
Increase medical professionals, give them more education on how to care for these.
We are on the youth point of view. We focus on poverty. How will help youths to eradicate poverty.
We shall ensure that all youths are in special groups and given different tasks to do so as not to remain loitering around or being idle.
We shall increase the race on combating drug abuse. Also monitor diplomats of Tanzania to be scanned at the airport.
**To prepare youths to be creative in culture, knowledge, humanity, economy, spots,
The miracle road. This is a road from Dar- Tanga, Dar-Lindi, and Dar- Mtwara along the Indian Ocean. This shall create manufacturing industries, and jobs hence reduce the heavy congestion in the cities. Also this shall boost tourism and help in the country’s economy.
Emphasis on education on science and technology. It is only science and technology which will create innovations, and innovations will enhance development.
However these vulnerable groups rejected the party’s statement claiming that they way they see it, they don’t believe if these political parties can help them. On the other hand APPT-MAENDELEO, TLP and UPDP said that if these groups what is in their manifestoes then their door are opened to those who believe in them.
All these occurred on a two days workshop organised by ERIS under the sponsorship of UNDP.