The Southern Highlands Participatory Organisation (SHIPO) is a Tanzanian Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Njombe, Tanzania.
SHIPO’s aim is to facilitate organized groups (e.g. communities, women groups) with the successful implementation of self-help projects that contribute to the improvement of their living standards and the alleviation of poverty."
SHIPO facilitates people in rural villages and Community Based Organisations (CBO’s) to plan and execute small-scale self-help projects in the districts of Njombe and Ludewa. SHIPO was officially registered with the Registrar of Societies in the Ministry of Home Affairs under the Societies Ordinance. 1954 on the 7th May 2001. SHIPO is proud to announce that it has been provided with Certificate of Compliance number 1629 under the Non-Governmental Organisation Act 2 section 11(3) of Act 24 of 2002 on the 27th of September 2005 and has been allowed to operate in the whole of mainland Tanzania.