- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Participation fee is 250€ to pay on arrival Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : TZ.UV.1737
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Project description: It is believed that the world’s population recently passed more than 7 billion people, an incredible number to measure. In Tanzania, Africa as well around the world many people still barely meet anyone outside of a small circle of family, friends and community while even more never venture beyond the culture in which they were raised. The cultural exchange project is aiming to serve as an important means of introducing people around the world to realities they might not normally be exposed to. Many barriers have begun to fall between people around the world, with near-instantaneous communication allowing people on opposite sides of the world to meaningfully interact. Cultural exchange project encourage people from all walk of life to appreciate and understand distinct cultures and play a key role in creating productive dialogue across the world. Project Activities: The project will involve most of the cultural aspects to enable participants to describe people’s religion, spirituality, economic, family and community life, sports, foods or arts. The focus is on PEOPLE and what they do in a given place or time. Be prepared to work with Children (At the nursery schools), participate in cultural exchange through creative arts activities, Learning and practicing African traditional dances, songs, drumming and Kiswahili language. Flexibility is required for extra activities related to the theme. Study part: Discussions, debates, cultural performances, theatre performance, and round table discussions on cultural issues will be organized involving participants of the project, community members &visited places. The major topic will be cultural exchange, please bring information from your home community for sharing.
Accommodation: Participants will be accommodated in the host families at the eco village. Some Participants might be accommodated in the communal house or tents. Clean water and electricity will be available. Pay attention on the information sheet for things to bring with you. Food: Food will be provided for free at the project site. Participants with special dietary requirements should inform us well in advance. Participants are expected to help in preparation of the meals and. Note: Food will not be provided outside designated project area.
The Project will be hosted in Chamazi community. It is located in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam about 30km south of the city Centre. It has a beautiful landscape and natural attractions where some wild animals (Monkeys, rabbits, birds etc.) are still visible. It is accessible by public and private transport from the city Centre. Convenient shops are available and there is signal for mobile phones where internet can be accessible as well. Free time activities: The project is organized in a way that provides an opportunity for participants to utilize their free time by enjoying what the region offers in terms of cultural and natural attractions. The first week-end Participants will have an opportunity to explore Dar es Salaam historical, natural and cultural sites. These include museums, local markets and beach. The second week-end we will have an opportunity to enjoy wildlife safari (Mikumi National Park) and cultural tour at the Maasai village.
Special Requirements: No special or particular expertise/skills required; however a potential Participant for this project should be open minded, interested in cultures, working with children and Young people, easy to adapt and meet people from other cultures. Language: The official languages of this project are English and Kiswahili. You do not have to be fluent. Terminal: Participants of this project will be picked up at Julius Nyerere International Airport (Dar es Salaam) or any of the Bus or Railway stations in Dar es Salaam. Extra Fee: Participation fee of €250 or equivalent Tanzanian shillings to be paid on arrival day. Participation fee does not cover the cost of medical/health services, all types of insurances, cost of relevant Visas or permits, airport drop off on departure date, pocket money, free/leisure activities and other personal expenses. However; participation fee does cover the cost of airport pickups on arrival, orientation on arrival, food and accommodation during the program and general running cost of the project.