About us

Rural Community Network (RUCONET) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), non-profit environmental and social justice organisation, which works with indigenous groups of different cultures in Tanzania. The target communities are those who depend on communal resource management regimes for their economic livelihood.

The RUCONET’s ultimate goal is to improve local community and household welfare through improved land, natural resource management and economic opportunities.

Some of our successful projects to date:

  • Development of Village Community Bank (VICOBA)
  • Community Natural Resource Management& Eco-Tourism
  • Dairy Goat Farming
  • Maasai Beads Jewelry&Handicrafts
  • Sewing & embroidery training:
  • Biodiversity promotion & conservation
  • Soil conservation & land reclamation
  • Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Education support
  • Land rights