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					              Please return the survey to Kristina@civicus.org by 15 March 2006


     CIVICUS SURVEY OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS OF
                      NGOs/NPOs

1. PLEASE CHECK ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

a.   I/we would like to join as a new member of the CIVICUS Affinity Group of National          x
     Associations (AGNA).
b.   I/we would like to renew my/our membership with the CIVICUS Affinity Group of
     National Associations (AGNA) for 2006.

AGNA Membership Requirements
1) Submission of completed survey by 15 March 2006 to Kristina@civicus.org.
2) It is also highly recommended that AGNA Members join CIVICUS Membership. Currently, there
are no fees to join AGNA, but we expect that AGNA Members who are not currently registered as a
CIVICUS Member to join CIVICUS Membership between now and the time of the June, 2006
AGNA Annual Meeting.

* For information on CIVICUS Membership, please contact the Membership Manager at
membership@civicus.org. On-line registrations can be performed on the CIVICUS website at
http://www.civicus.org/new/joinv2.html.

2. ABOUT YOUR ASSOCIATION:

a.   Name:                           Tuvalu Association of NGOs (TANGO)
     English name (if applicable):
b.   Postal address:                 PO Box 136
c.   City:                           Funafuti
d.   Country:                        Tuvalu
e.   Email(s):                       tango@tuvalu.tv
f.   Website:                        www.tangotuvalu.org
g.   Mission:                        Aims to support healthy and sustainable development of
                                     NGOs/CBO in Tuvalu through provision of training, services,
                                     informations, to effect positive change and improve quality of life
                                     for all

3. GEOGRAPHIC AREA YOUR MEMBERS/ACTIVITIES COVER:

a.   Country:                        Tuvalu
b.   Region:                         Pacific
c.   Other (please specify):

4. YEAR YOUR ASSOCIATION WAS ESTABLISHED:              1986

5. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS YOUR ASSOCIATION IS A MEMBER OF:

a.   National Development Committees e.g. Tuvalu National HIV/AIDs Committee; MDG Task Force;
     CEDAW and CRC Task Force, International Waters Project (IWP)Task Force; National
     Adaptation Plan of Action (NAPA) Task Force

NGO – nongovernmental organization and NPO – nonprofit organization (the terms civil society        1
          or voluntary organization is also applicable but not used in this survey)
               Please return the survey to Kristina@civicus.org by 15 March 2006


b.    National Liason Unit, Pacific Islands Association of NGOs
c.    Foundation for the People of the South Pacific International
d.    Pacific Concern Resource Centre

6. NUMBER OF CURRENT PAID-UP MEMBERS (IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE PROVIDE A LINK TO RESPECTIVE
   WEBSITE OR ATTACH A LIST OF YOUR CURRENT MEMBERS):

a.    NGOs/NPOs:                42
b.    Individuals:
c.    Other (please specify):

7. PLEASE DESCRIBE THE MAIN TYPES OF SERVICES THAT YOUR ASSOCATION OFFERS ITS MEMBERS (IF
   POSSIBLE, PLEASE PROVIDE A LINK TO RESPECTIVE WEBSITE, ATTACH A DOCUMENT OR WRITE HERE):
Focus Area 1 – NGO/CBO Strenghtening
Focus Area 2 – Enhancing Relationships
Focus Area 3 – TANGO Administration
Focus Area 4 – Information and Communications


8. PLEASE DESCRIBE THE CRITERIA AN ORGANISATION HAS TO FULFILL TO BECOME A MEMBER OF YOUR
   ASSOCATION (IF POSSIBLE PLEASE PROVIDE A LINK TO RESPECTIVE WEBSITE, ATTACH A DOCUMENT
   OR WRITE HERE):
Any organization or association of a non-governmental nature
Has over 20 members of 18 years and over
Has a constitution and committed to furthering aims and objectives of TANGO

9. WHAT TYPES OF ORGANISATIONS COMPRISE YOUR MEMBERSHIP? PLEASE CHECK ALL THAT APPLY AND
   HOW MANY:

NGO/NPO                     Faith-based orgs                Grantmakers
Community-based             Trade/Labour unions             Academic institutions
orgs
Businesses                  Government ors                  Cooperatives
Other (specify)             Other (specify)                 Other (specify)

10. HOW MANY STAFF DOES YOUR ASSOCIATION EMPLOY (BOTH PAID AND NONPAID):

Full-time           6       Part-time
Consultants                 Volunteers
Board               9       Other (specify)

11. PLEASE TELL US HOW YOUR ASSOCIATION IS FUNDED:

     Article                                                         % of total income a year
a.   Membership Dues                                                 0.5%
b.   Grants: International                                           96.6%
c.   Grants: National
d.   Government: Grant                                               2.3%
e.   Government: Service agreements
f.   Income from services

NGO – nongovernmental organization and NPO – nonprofit organization (the terms civil society    2
          or voluntary organization is also applicable but not used in this survey)
               Please return the survey to Kristina@civicus.org by 15 March 2006


g. Other self-generated income (from sales, events, rentals, etc.)   0.6%
h. Support from businesses
i. Other (specify)
   TOTAL                                                             100%

12. PLEASE SHARE YOUR VIEWS WITH US ON THE SUBJECT MATTER THAT IS MOST IMPORTANT TO YOUR
    ASSOICIATION (1=High Priority; 5 =Low priority)

Subject                                                                            1   2   3   4   5
Raising and maintaining the public image of the nonprofit sector                   x
Establishing an enabling legal environment for the NGOs/NPOs                       x
Convening the nonprofit sector                                                     x
Linking the nonprofit sector with government, public sector and other key          x
institutions in the country, building cross-sector relationship
Strengthening the accountability of the sector at large (e.g. generating a Code of x
Ethics/Conduct)
Increasing financial sustainability for members and the sector at large            x
Training/ capacity building for NGOs/NPOs                                          x
Influencing public/ government policy via advocacy, campaigning and participation  x
Increasing the business sector’s engagement with NGOs/NPOs                         x
Other (please list):



13. PLEASE SHARE YOUR VIEWS ABOUT THE POTENTIAL ROLES OF THE CIVICUS AFFINITY GROUP OF NGO
    ASSOCIATIONS THAT WOULD BE MOST VALUABLE TO YOUR ASSOCATION. PLEASE DESCRIBE THE 3 – 5
    MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS HERE:




14. PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER YOUR ASSOCATION CAN UTILIZE INFORMATION IN THE FOLLOWING
    LANGUAGES. PLEASE NOTE THAT AFFINITY GROUP USES ENGLISH AS ITS MAIN LANGUAGE:
    English                 YES NO
    Spanish                 YES NO
    French                  YES NO
    Other


15. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF THERE IS ANYTHING ELSE OF CONCERN OR INTEREST TO YOUR ASSOCATION:



                                           Thank you.
              Please return the survey to Kristina@civicus.org by 15 March 2006.




NGO – nongovernmental organization and NPO – nonprofit organization (the terms civil society       3
          or voluntary organization is also applicable but not used in this survey)

				
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