Department for International Development
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. They are tackling the global challenges of our time including poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict. Their work is building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world. HDIF is funded by DFIF, through UKAID.
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) is a parastatal organization with the responsibility of co-ordinating and promoting research and technology development activities in the country. It is the chief advisor to the Government on all matters pertaining to science and technology and their application to the socio-economic development of the country.
KPMG in East Africa provides audit, tax and advisory services and industry insight to help organizations negotiate risks and perform in the dynamic and challenging environments in which they do business. KPMG is the Fund Manager of HDIF, responsible for screening and scoring proposals, managing grants and ensuring effective financial oversight and reporting.
Palladium is a global development management firm that partners with institutions, governments, and businesses worldwide to improve people’s quality of life. Palladium oversees the overall project management, operations, and technical leadership of HDIF.
Institute for Development Studies (IDS)
Institute for Development Studies (IDS) provide technical expertise in Knowledge Management and Monitoring and Evaluation.
Newcastle University (NC)
Newcastle University (NC) provide technical expertise in advancing knowledge and practice in the role of the private sector and innovation in education systems.
Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) provide technical expertise in advancing knowledge and practice in the role of the private sector and innovation in WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) systems.