Arusha City Council: a journey towards sustainable development

In the heart of Tanzania, Arusha City Council has embarked on a transformative mission to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Their unwavering focus is on eradicating poverty, ensuring zero hunger, promoting good health and well-being, providing quality education, fostering decent work and economic growth, building industry, innovation, and infrastructure, and taking decisive action on climate change.

Fighting poverty: Empowering communities

Arusha City Council has implemented strategic initiatives to alleviate poverty in the region. In particular, they have initiated community projects such as rehabilitating markets and establishing Machinga centers. These local markets, including Samunge market, Soko Kuu market, and Kilombero market, have provided vendors with a conducive platform to conduct business seamlessly. The primary goal is to improve the quality of life for the entire community, with a key indicator being the community’s ability to meet their basic needs.

Building industry, innovation, and infrastructure: catalyzing economic growth

Recognizing the importance of industry, innovation, and infrastructure development, Arusha City Council has made them a top priority. They have undertaken extensive construction and improvement of main roads within the city, including both tarmac and gravel roads. This comprehensive approach has significantly enhanced the city’s transportation system, facilitating both local business activities and the booming tourism industry, as Arusha is a renowned tourism hub.

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