About Us

About Zaina Foundation.

Zaina Foundation was founded in 2017 with the aim of defending digital freedoms.

Today, the world boasts of 4.5 Billion Internet users, 23 million of whom are Tanzanians.
With the increasing advancement of technologies, ethical issues continue to equally crop up. It is estimated that by 2020, global costs of cybercrime will exceed US$2 billion, a figure that’s likely to skyrocket to 1 trillion in the years to come considering the majority of Internet users are susceptible to attacks over the Internet

It is thus critical to create digital security awareness with concerned stakeholders in the quest to empower them adapt to emerging threats as it pertains to digital privacy and online data security.

To continuously aid women who are Journalists, Human Rights Defenders, Technologists, Lawyers, and Students alike, to permanently improve the way they protect and access their information online.

To Promote Digital Rights in Tanzania through advocacy on affordability and accessibility of internet, digital security and privacy capacity building, workshops and convene.

  1. To promote Digital Rights in Tanzania.
  2. To advocate on affordability and accessibility of internet and Digital Security Awareness to women in Tanzania.
  3. To localize digital tools and Contents into Swahili language.
  4. To empower women to 21st Century Skills.

Board Members

Medika Medi - Journalist - Kenya
Ayda Bukubuza - Uganda - Member
Herrieth Mkaanga - Secretary - Tanzania
Rose Sarwat - Chairperson - Tanzania


Zaituni Njovu - Executive Director
Selemani Wambura - Project Coordinator
Innocent Chambi - IT Manager
Latifa Rashid - Project Assistant
Setiel Masaki - Accounting Manager
Elizabeth Mvungi - Office Assistant
Farida Nchimbi - Administration Manager


Neema Olle Ndemno
Deogratius Sichilima