Start: Last Thursday of each Month. End: Saturday of the last week. Min &Max. Duration: 2-3 Months (Strictly). Participation fee : 300 € per month. Lisez les informations spécifiques
- Code : TZ.MTV-08
- Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 2)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Project description: Empowering girls and women is powerful. Today, we know it is the key to economic growth, political stability, and social transformation. In recognizing this fact, the YWCA of Tanzania is running a project that contributes to disadvantaged women and girls to gain economic independence through vocational trainings, micro finance and entrepreneurship. This project reflects the sense that, women plays a key role in family and community development, so once empowered and given opportunities they can effect significant change in development. Project activities: The project is implementing a number of activities including tailoring, designing, tie dye, cooking classes, Small scale food processing and micro finance. Volunteers will have an opportunity to participate in all those activities. Depending on the interest and skills of the volunteers; the women might need training on basic computer application, basic business management skills, cooking and home management, health and sanitation. Workshops of various women development issues in the community and globally will be part of the project.
To be provided for free at the host family and at the project. Food will not be available outside designated project location. – Accommodation: Volunteers will be accommodated at the local host family in the community. Staying with a host family is a great way to learn and understanding the culture. The host family will be able to introduce volunteers to the nuances of life and the food and culture. Volunteers are expected to be part of the family and not guest!
Location of the Project: The Project will be hosted in YWCA building in Bungoni Ilala, Dar es Salaam. It is a community in the city of Dar es Salaam. Volunteers will be working here but living in the outside of the city. The place is close to the city and easy to access by public transport. Free time activities: Weekends will be free for volunteers to spend time with their host families. However there is also a possibilities to visit places like Zanzibar and Bagamoyo historical towns, Wildlife safari), cultural and eco-tourism activities (We can provide some tips and price quotes if needed). – Arrival and Terminal Volunteers will be picked up at Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) on or before the date provided by the volunteer. Arrival information should be provided at least seven days before the project start. Arrival/Starting date of the project is Last Thursdays of each Month. Last day should be Saturday of the last week. If you wish to arrive earlier or stay longer due to the flight arrangements you should inform us in advance and each extra day will attract a little cost of €20 (Euro) to cover the cost of accommodation and meals. Maximum two days.
Remarque Start: Last Thursday of each Month. End: Saturday of the last week. Min &Max. Duration: 2-3 Months (Strictly). — Special Requirements: Commitment to treating other with respect, Non-judgemental approach that values different cultures, Good English language skills, Strong inter-personal skills, Interest in people and their stories, open minded, flexible and ability to work under less supervision. Language: The official working Language will be English. However you should have interest to learn the local Language (Kiswahili). Optional language classes will be provided. – -Extra Fee: Non-refundable monthly participation fee of €300 or equivalent Tanzanian shillings are expected to be paid on arrival day at once. 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, transport to go to the project related activities, food and accommodation during the program and general running cost of the project. Remarks: Pay attention to the information sheet and list of stuff to bring with you to make your life more confortable.