Get to know us


The Zanzibar Climate Change Alliance (ZACCA) was started on February, 2012 and officially registered in 18th of February, 2014 with registration no: 2149and electronical number Z00000001999. ZACCA was registered under the Civil Societies Act No. 6 of 1995 of the Government of Zanzibar. It is an umbrella NGO coordinating local cooperatives and other environmental organizations (more than 38 local NGOs and CBOs in Unguja and Pemba)on environment and Climate Change issues in Zanzibar.

ZACCA was formed as a response to the increasing vulnerability of poor people in Zanzibar to the impacts of climate change through developing and supporting environmentally and economically sustainable and socially interventions to climate change.

 The main objective of the establishment of ZACCA is to create a green community and provide awareness among the Zanzibar communities and in particular the most vulnerable sections of society through community awareness raising and advocacy related with environmental provision and research.

As an association of civil society organizations we are committed to work on climate change,Environmental Advocacy,Green and Blue Sectors Engaggements, Desaster and Risk Reduction Management,Water ,Hygiene and Sanitation in our own programmes as well as through advocacy.

We bring together development and environment organizations, those with technical skills and those with a more delivery and advocacy focus.

Strategic Areas

In the implementation of ZACCA 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, ZACCA priorities are made through five thematics areas as follows:

  1. Climate Change Resilience and Biodiversity Conservation
  2. Land Use and Disaster, Risk Reduction Management
  3. Clean Energy,Water Hygiene and Sanitation, Waste Management & Community Empowerment
  4. Environmental Impact Assessment & Research.
  5. Promoting Sexual Reproductive Health and Gender Based Violence. 
ZACCA is ready to continue collaborate with governments, Development Partners and Community to excell the above key result areas.
Enhancing Zanzibar community capacity to achieve equitable adaptation and mitigation to the impacts of climate change, promote disaster preparedness, clean energy,water hygiene and Sanitation, protect against Gender Based Violence and promote Sexual Reproductive Health.
To build resilient communities and a sustainable economy
ZACCA built under the following valuable Core values
  • Inclusiveness and Gender equality
  • Cultural Sensitivity.
  • Transparent, Accountability &  Diligence
  • Evidence based Approaches 
  • Multi- sectoral coordination 

Meet Our Team

MAHFOUDH S. HAJI Executive Director

HISHAM M. ALI Mobilizer

HISHAM M. ALI Mobilizer

NAJMA MZEE ALI Administrator

MWAJUMA M. MKALI Env. Officer -Finance

SALIM I. SALIM Psychologist

SALUM S. TAWAKAL Env. Officer - Waste




An association of civil society organizations committed to work on climate change in their own programmes as well as through advocacy.  It brings together development and environment organizations, those with technical skills and those with a more delivery and advocacy focus. 

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Head Office

Mwanakwerekwe C, Plot No. B1-145.

P. O. Box 4232, Zanzibar


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Phone No

+255777780340/ +255770443031

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