TCDD Chairperson Rev. Dr. Fidon Mwombeki officiated the closing of the
workshop. In the closing remarks, the chairperson pointed out TCDD is a member based
institution operating as a coalition aiming at uniting CSOs to champion debt relief and
development process in Tanzania. TCDD is and shall remain to be an open-ended coalition
operating on the basis of the principles of coalition and networking and as such it is not
another NGO because itself is made of members who are registered CSOs including CBOs,
NGOs, networks, umbrellas and international NGOs based in Tanzania. The Chairperson called
upon the various CSOs present in the workshop to stand firm and unite in the cause of
promoting TCDD goals.
The Chairperson thanked all participants for attending the workshop. The workshop was very
representative as it attracted and was attended by participants from different parts of
Tanzania and from remote Districts such as Kasulu, Magu, Masasi, Kiteto etc.
The Chairperson thanked the participants for their valuable views and active participation
throughout the workshop, which made it possible to achieve the objectives of the workshop.
The Chairperson wished the participants a good journey back to their home and reminded
them to address their attentions on the issues raised during the workshop and consensus
reached at the end of the workshop. The TCDD Secretariat was requested to get in-touch the
participants on follow-up activities.
Special thanks were also directed to UNDP for funding the workshop, and other partners,
VPO, NBS, DFID, JICA, World Bank for attending the workshop as observers.
Special thanks were also directed to the TCDD Secretariat and the organizing committee to
organize such a big workshop and make it a success.