Empowering and teaching women in Arusha, Tanzania

This beautiful project aims to provide a positive impact on the lives of mothers in the community, providing access to quality education and providing useful information for a business.

  • Get to know the culture and customs working hand in hand with the local population.
  • Support women and mothers in the community.
  • It contributes to the realization of new teaching methods to motivate a better future.
  • Provide values ​​and information to the community.
  • Live a unique experience and meet the local population and other volunteers.

What is this program about?

It is about reaching out to mothers in the community and providing useful basic education and knowledge to improve their daily lives. We mainly focus on English language skills, health information, entrepreneurship methods, values ​​empowerment, etc.

The arrival of the volunteer to the program allows these women to generate a great impact on them. It can help them improve their health and that of their family, improve their income, expand their knowledge to the world, as well as offer them different points of view of the world.

On a day-to-day basis, the volunteer will carry out activities that are based on teaching, home visits, delivery and collection of food packages, HIV outreach, visits to Maasai schools and creation of a business for women.

How is the day to day and what will I do as a volunteer?

The day to day of the volunteer consists of a collaboration from Monday to Friday, approximately 4 or 5 hours, distributed during the morning or afternoon according to needs.

A typical volunteer day begins with breakfast at the accommodation. At the end, the volunteers go to the project, where they meet with the local coordinator to organize the activities planned for the day.

Throughout the morning each volunteer contributes to the assigned tasks. A stop is made for lunch and, depending on the needs, they continue with the tasks or have free time.

The volunteer can visit nearby areas in his spare time. In the evening, the group has dinner and prepares for the next day.

Some of the activities that you will carry out during your volunteering are:

  • Teaching and school reinforcement.
  • Teaching activities in English.
  • food delivery
  • Workshops and talks.
  • Teaching science, computing, sports.
  • Help in business entrepreneurship.
  • Sanitary teachings.

Requirements to participate

  • Be over 18 years old (except if you are traveling with your parents).
  • Cover the cost of the program according to weeks.
  • Have a mandatory travel insurance.
  • Respect cultures and religions.
  • Not have a criminal record.
  • Be proactive.
  • Follow the rules of local accommodation and projects.
  • Have an entry and exit ticket to the country in allowed tourist time.
  • Have a valid passport with more than 6 months.
  • Certificate of criminal offenses.
  • Fluent English.

Where will I be and when do I have to arrive?

Where will the accommodation be?

The airport you must arrive at is Arusha Airport, in Tanzania. If you arrive during the weekend, you will be picked up at the airport. If you arrive at another time, the local coordinator will tell you how to get there.

Once you arrive you will stay in the volunteer’s house, family house or in the project. Any of the accommodation has rooms that you will share with other volunteers, you will also share the bathrooms (Turkish toilets and showers with tanks) and common areas. There is no Wi-Fi or hot water available, and it does have bedding and towels for each volunteer.

Dates and method of arrival

The project is open throughout the year. It is advisable to arrive during the weekend for a previous induction.

How long can I go?

You can be in the project from 2 weeks up to 12 weeks.

How do I sign up?

To sign up is very simple, you only have to follow 5 very important steps, the first thing is once you have read everything that is included and not included and the costs that you have in the country tab.

  1. Fill out this form with the dates you want.
  2. You receive an official confirmation of place.
  3. Make a 1st donation in a way enrollment to the program.
  4. You make a video call with the coordinator to better prepare your arrival.
  5. Sign the international volunteer agreement and complete the rest of the payment as indicated by the coordination.

YOU COME?

What can I see during the weekend?

Zanzibar is a dreamlike archipelago located 30 km off the coast of Tanzania and is made up of three islands known as the Spice Islands: Unguja, Pemba and Mafia.

Unguja is the main island of the archipelago and encompasses the main tourist activities, as well as paradisiacal white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Here you can practice water sports and enjoy one of the best sunsets.

If you are going to do atrip to tanzaniaI recommend that you have at least 5 days to go to Zanzibar and visit all the areas of the island. You will also have to take into account the rainy season, which is between March and May.

If I had to advise you the best time to travel to Zanzibar, I would possibly say that they are the months of January and February or the months between June and October. You will also have to be prepared to pay $50 for the visa and have a valid passport valid for at least 6 months.

Places you can’t miss: Stone Town, Changgu Island, Jambiani, Jozani Forest, Nungwi Beach, and much more.