The Social Security Regulatory Authority (SSRA) has the primary responsibility to regulate and supervise Social Security Sector in Tanzania. Ensuring quality Social Security services reaching every Tanzanian through soundly regulated sector. Section 5(1) of the Social Security Regulatory Authority Act mandates the Authority to carry out awareness interventions.
The major means which the Authority employs to fulfil this role is through awareness creation on public rights and obligations towards Social Security services. This has been achieved as per Communication Strategy through education, information dissemination and communication. Essentially, the Authority has been doing this to ensure that Tanzanians have adequate protection against life contingencies including old age, ill health, disability, and death of a bread earner that may affect the income of family.