A NON Governmental Organization (NGO) has created various development programmes calling on stakeholders to come out and support them up for the benefit of the country.
Addressing a news conference in Dar es Salaam, the Chairman of Building Africa Mr Deogratious Celestine said the programmes were created with the aim of complementing and supplementing the government efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs.
"We have over 600 programmes created with the aim of helping various countries in Africa come out of poverty using own resources and achieve the set goals," he said. Calling on stakeholders, Mr Celestine said the programmes focus on creating peace and harmony by eliminating poverty, conflicts, diseases, famine and other development problems.
He named some of the programmes as BEBANA, a programme aimed at helping the government to achieve set goals in various areas, highway programmes and media Africa. He said the stakeholders to take up the programmes will be supported by the NGO and other people from developed countries.
"Support is provided to people ready to develop the programmes - NGOs and individuals from developed and even developing countries are approached for the support," he said.
He named some of the plans that were created by the NGO as REPOA and Pride Tanzania. In another development, Mr Celestine called on the media stakeholders to take up the Media Africa Programme and run it. Media Africa's objective is to report various issues concerning Africa - helping the nations within Africa know what is happening in the development of the Africans.