ICYE-STEPS / ILULA ORPHAN - SPECIAL PROJECT 2018
Participation : 4 semaines à 16 semaines. Frais supplémentaires : 500 € pour 4 semaines, 75 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l’année, la date d’arrivée est libre.
- Code : TAN-32/2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Brief description and main aims – Encouraging Children and youth in the community to set up high educational and personal goals and strive to accomplish these goals. – To break the cycle of poverty and HIV through educating and supporting families in the eight villages of Ilula ward. – To provide globally competitive training programs on youth service and Leadership – To promote learner centered training programs – To establish a network of volunteers and experts in social development. Main Activities • Capability Building : will organize training on youth service and youth development programs • Establishment of students and youth English and skills provision clubs:will build a strong network of social development workers and advocates who are diverse and well informed to support these clubs. • Volunteer Activities; will promote activities that foster leanings through friendship, teamwork and service. • Experiential Activities; will ensure active children, teachers and youth participation in learning through Non Formal education Technique within schools and chosen communities. Volunteer tasks In Tanzania, the Iringa region now has the highest rate of orphaned children, and the problem is worse in specific high-risk areas like Ilula. The IOP is a non-profit organization registered in Tanzania and it depends heavily on the generous spirits of its community members. A small team of volunteers in Ilula will be mainly working on: Coordinate and work alongside local youth in the delivery of workshops. Topics range from the HIV/AIDS to employability. Expand and continue promoting the various youth events in the community through a variety of events like weekly talent nights or debates. Work with schools to enhance learning themes and topics through English literacy or health curriculum development and teaching. Assist local drama clubs, English club, girl’s empowerment clubs in schools and outreach with developing and coordinating edutainment activities that combine music, dance, drama and storytelling in a variety of project activities and community outreach. Organize community events such as a Community Health Care Day or Sports Days to involve and reach out to the community at large. These events may include activities around World AIDS Day or International Women’s Day, Mother’s day, Africa child day. Work with local groups of women on a variety of activities from income generation with batik or soap making, to nutrition and play programs for children. Help facilitate new initiatives with local women’s and girls’ groups. Improve facilities and activities available at local youth centres and meeting places.
The volunteer will live with a host family in close proximity to the project.
Ilula Ward is a rural area, a 40 minute drive from the small city of Iringa. It is part of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, which means that days can be relatively cool and evenings cold. The area does not have high rainfall ratios and is quite dry. Ilula town is a typical Tanzanian small town, with small local shops and restaurants, don’t expect anything fancy. Internet access is available, but limited. Most volunteers prefer to go to Iringa in the weekends every now and then to do shopping and have fast internet access. Iringa is the provincial capital in the Southern Highlands, an intensely agricultural region with the majority of the population engaged in small-scale farming. It is a small town located in the heart of Tanzania’s tea industry. Other industries in Iringa include timber, paper and beekeeping. The town is situated 1600 metres above sea level on the slopes of a cliff above the Little Ruaha River and serves as the main centre for travel to Ruaha National Park, one of Tanzania’s many game parks.
The very basic requirement for volunteer is her or his willingness to work and accept the Tanzanian cultures. Believe that education is a tool to development Loves children Know conversational English AND Kiswahili! Is flexible, open minded and able to adopt the situation Is independent with limited supervision Is adventurous and fun loving Will commit fulltime work while in country
UVIKIUTA is an independent non-governmental organization that works with youth. It was created in 1983 following a proposal in which the Government of Tanzania invited unemployed youth to group together in order to receive assistance. Uvikiuta's projects focus on income generation, employment, and nutrition.
United Planet Tanzania (UPTZ) became a partner of ICYE in 2009. As a local, Tanzania-based non-profit organization, UPTZ is dedicated to bridging the cultural gap between Tanzania and other countries. Through volunteer, community-based assistance, cultural exchange visits, and homestays with local families, greater cross-cultural understanding and long-lasting impact within communities is fostered.
UVIKIUTA long term voluntary host placements focus primarily on education, income generation, employment, and nutrition.
United Planet Tanzania (UPTZ) short term projects focus on education, children and health.