- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Participation fee is 250€ to pay on arrival Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : TZ.UV.1747
- Dispo : 6M / 6F (Total Part 12)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Project description: In Tanzania as other countries around the world, sustainable living is a hot topic. Many people may have heard about sustainable living and are not sure exactly what it means. Lack of knowledge and exposure has significantly increase lifestyles that cause more environmental damage for future generations to deal with. Sustainable living applies to almost every part of daily life hence there is an importance to be addressed. In responding to the issue of sustainable living; the eco village host of this work camp, was initiated. The Eco Village initiative is a community designed to address challenges to attain sustainable development. Village members are united by shared ecological, socio – economic and cultural spiritual values and are characterized by efficiency energy use, enhanced recreational values, encouraging biogas and local food production, sustainable reliance on local resources and investing on environmental conservation. The overall goal is to build an ecologically balanced society. Project Activities: Activities of the project will include:- Establishment/Management of tree nursery; Management of the herbal &Medicinal plants garden for education and demonstration; Maintenance of the demonstration organic vegetable garden; Composting activities for organic garden and education; Management of free range chickens; Organizing educational activities on sustainable living &healthy eating. Study part: Educational tours and workshops related to the project theme and other development issues will be organized to provide an opportunity for participants to be more informed on social, cultural and economic realities of the area. The major topic will be sustainable living, please bring information from your home community for sharing.
Accommodation: Participants will be accommodated with the host families at the eco village. Some Participants might be accommodated in the common house or tents at the same place. 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 cleaning. Note: Food outside designated project area will not be provided.
Location of the Project: The Project will be hosted in the eco village Magole community. It is located in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam about 40km south of the city Centre. It has a beautiful landscape and natural attractions where some wild animals (Monkeys, rabbits and birds) 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. Free time activities: The project is organized in a way that it provides 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 interested on outdoor activities, touching soil, likes nature, environment and agriculture. Language: The official language of this project is 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 program.