The Tanzania Association of Environmental Engineers (TAEEs) was established in 2004 as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), offering community facilitation services in water supply and sanitation, solid waste management, public health & hygiene and education, engineering studies, design, implementation and supervision of water supply and sanitation projects, environmental and institutional development studies.
TAEEs has been continuously working with government institutions including Ministry of Water (MoW), district councils and Non-governmental Organization in various themes and is a member of the Tanzania water and sanitation network (TAWASANET). WaterFinns (Finland), SSNC (Sweden) are among the international organizations that TAEEs continues to work with, while Environmental Management Trust (EMT), Agenda for Environment, foundation for Civil Society (FCS), CBCF, are among the local NGOs that TAEEs has and is still working with.
To date, TAEEs is working in 15 districts in the country under the national rural water supply and sanitation programme since 2008 and is accruing good experience gained there to implement other parts of the country as a way of information and experience sharing.
Currently, TAEEs has 5 branch offices in Mtwara, Mbeya, Biharamulo, Karagwe and Muleba all working on rural and community water supply programme and coordinating all activities for better performance of output.