ICYE-STEPS / WATOTO WETU 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-4/2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Brief description and main aims The main aim is to improve the situation of marginalized youths by raising public awareness to the issues as well as supporting them in obtaining education. Other aims include: – Raising awareness about children who are affected by HIV/AIDS and helping them through counselling and legal support. – Maintaining a center where homeless children can live – Involving children in leisure programmes such as singing, dancing, drama and sports in order to broaden their mind and discover their talents. Main Activities – Non-formal education programmes. Courses with topics such as Child Rights, Life and Facilitation Skills, Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS. This is offered both to students and as a training of trainers. – In the orphanage the project runs a nursery school, tuition classes and a form one preparatory course. There are also computer classes, drawing classes and various leisure time programmes. Volunteer tasks Volunteers are welcomed to support the orphanage and training center in all areas, depending on your interest and skills. This can include childcare, teaching in pre-school, English language or other courses to older students, or supporting the management with accounts and project development.
Volunteers stay with host families in the same neighbourhood as the project is located in so that volunteers can walk to the project. The host families provide 3 meals a day.
This orphanage and education center lies on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam. The orphanage is home to 50 children from the age of 3-18, and they support another 100 children by paying tuition and boarding school for them. Most of the children are orphans, while other children are street children, children that come from brothels or other socially disadvantages children. The orphanage is financed through offering training courses to students from the neighbourhood, who pay a small tuition fee for the classes they take.
– Volunteers have to be minimal 18 years old. – Ability to read and write English.
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.