BAIRRO DA MAFALALA
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Participation fee is 250 USD to pay on arrival in cash.
- Code : I_MOZ/01
- Dispo : 10M / 10F (Total Part 20)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / POR
- Age : 18 - 99
AJUDE – ICYE MOZAMBIQUE. AJUDE (Associacao Juvenil Para o Desenvolvimento do Voluntariado em Moçambique) is a non-profit organization which brings together young Mozambicans without distinction to race, sex, religion, tribe, level of education or any other way of discrimination. The idea of creating AJUDE dates back to 1993.
In cooperation with local Community Based Organization, ACAM – Associação Cultural e Ambiente da Mafalala, the volunteers will do different communities activities as well as carrying out various environmental tasks (which includes environmental education in local Primary School and in the community) and cultural activities with the local community.
Classroom or Tents, no Shower, Self-Catering.
Location : Mafalala is one of the Maputo suburbs neighborhoods. its history made it to become a potential for touristic attraction and famous area in Maputo and Mozambique. It is a crib and hearth of Maputo traditions and culture. Here several artists, politicians, sportsmen were born or grew up. Eusébio da Silva Ferreira (one of the best football player in the world); José Craveirinha and Noémia de Sousa the reference among Mozambican writers and poetry. Samora Machel and Joaquim Chissano, the first and second Mozambican Presidents. Mafalala is also popular for the fact that they still preserving part of the Maputo history in terms of architecture but is also one of the poorest neighborhoods of Maputo and still face environmental and sanitation problems. —- Leisure Activities : Weekends are meant to be for free tours that the group can organize by itself. You can decide to visit places of interest around the area of the work camp. It has now become a custom in all our Workcamps to have cultural nights. This affords each volunteer the opportunity to present her/his country and culture. Please bring with you your national flag and traditional dress if possible. Sports and artistic moments will be organized together by the participants and local community. In some cases the workcamp may run during special event (festival, fairs, workshops and others) occurring close to the area where the camp will be running.
The workcamp participation fee is strictly US$250 and this covers simple accommodation, food and project expenses during the camp. Please note that this does not include travel expenses to and from the camp, so participants are asked to reserve a small amount of money for transport to the camp and vice-verse. We advise all volunteers to ask for advice from us when they are planning to book their ticket to Mozambique.
Associacio Juvenil para o Desenvolvimiento do Voluntariado em Mozambiqueâ€ (AJUDE) is a youth non-governmental and non-profit organization founded in 1993, with main office in Maputo. Ajude joined the ICYE Federation in 2001.