Find National NGO expertise in Tuvalu
There are many national non-governmental organisations working in Tuvalu. One of the main roles of the Tuvaluan NGO sector is to mobilise environment and health awareness. Examples of this are the Tuvalu Family Health Association and the environmental NGO, Alofa Tuvalu, which was formed in 2005 to devise coping and mitigating mechanisms to deal with the threat of Tuvalu submerging – Tuvalu is the first nation in the world threatened to be submerged due to the adverse effects of climate change. The NGO has several hundreds of members and receives support from the governmental agencies and corporate bodies.
Other prominent civil society organisations in Tuvalu include the Tuvalu National Council of Women and the Tuvalu National Youth Council. The Tuvalu National Council of Women is working to empower women; whilst the Tuvalu National Youth Council is encouraging developmental youth projects and is advocating the government and donors to provide resources for youth development projects.
Tuvalu Association of NGOs (TANGO) is an umbrella organisation for 48 member NGOs in Tuvalu.TANGO assists NGOs in their developmental work through capacity building and networking.
|National NGOs & Civil Society organisations in Tuvalu|
|Tuvalu Association of NGO's||
|Tuvalu Family Health Association||
|Tuvalu Overseas Seamen\'s Union||
|Tuvalu Teachers Association||