PEARL OF PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION (PPDSF) was established on 24th February 2017 as a Non-Governmental Organization with Reg No.00NGO/0009063.
(Prior to this time it existed from 2011 under the name Penny Aika Down Syndrome Foundation). PPDSF is a representative organization of Down Syndrome persons in Tanzania Mainland. Vision Statement: We envision an inclusive society where people with Down Syndrome are treated in such a way that their basic human rights and needs are sustained to improve their livelihood Mission Statement: The organization is committed to enhance high quality social related services to people with Down syndrome though various coordinated approaches and engagement of different Stake-holders including Government private sector. Civil society organizations and development partners through awareness creation, Advocacy and capacity building at different levels in the community. Member: i. Tanzania Federation of Disabled People's Organization (SHIVYAWATA) ii. Africa Down Syndrome Network (ADSN) iii. Down Syndrome International (DSi)