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Care & Community in Tanzania

Overview
Project Info
Spring
2 weeks
  • Sunday April 5th 2020 - Saturday April 18th 2020
  • Sunday April 12th 2020 - Saturday April 25th 2020
Summer
2 weeks
  • Sunday June 21st 2020 - Saturday July 4th 2020
  • Sunday July 5th 2020 - Saturday July 18th 2020
  • Sunday July 19th 2020 - Saturday August 1st 2020
  • Sunday August 2nd 2020 - Saturday August 15th 2020
Summer
3 weeks
  • Sunday July 5th 2020 - Saturday July 25th 2020
Summer
4 weeks
  • Sunday July 5th 2020 - Saturday August 1st 2020

  • Placement location: Arusha
  • Types of placements: Childcare centre
  • Accommodation: Host Families or Guesthouses
  • Age Requirements: 15-18 years old
  • Arrival Airport: Kilimanjaro (JRO)
  • Local Languages: English & Swahili

Based in the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania, this placement offers the chance to immerse yourself in local culture and work with young children.

Volunteer holds children in a care center on the Care & Community volunteer project in Tanzania

During your time volunteering in Tanzania you will work in a childcare centre. Your time will be split between practical activities like building, renovating, painting, and decorating, and more care-based activities, including looking after and playing with the children.

English is becoming vital in the Tanzanian economy and the care centres want the children to start learning English as soon possible. During your placement you and your fellow volunteers will be able to plan fun and interactive educational activities to do with the children to help and encourage them to learn English. You will live with other volunteers at a local host family during your stay.

During the weekend you will have the opportunity to experience the breathtaking scenery in one of Tanzania's national parks.

For those who want to do a longer stay, this project is available as a 4-week program on select dates. Those joining us on the four week program will get extra visits and activities arranged during the other weekends.

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