Children: Our Future

Tanzanie - Short term (workcamp)

  • Chantier International
  • 2018-06-30 - 2018-07-13
  • 8 places disponibles
  • 250 de frais de participation
  • UV-A-1814


In many countries Tanzania included there are unfortunately many children who have been abandoned to their own luck, born in homes with no love, abused, or suffer poverty and sickness. These children need a loving heart, attention, education and friends who can help them find a better life full of opportunities, be successful and most important have happiness life. ―Children: Our future‖ is a project designed with the aiming of increased overall wellbeing of the children in Msufini community and mostly those in who lives at the orphanage center. Children are coming from socially challenging conditions where volunteers are needed to offer love and attention they need at such crucial time in their lives.



Activities of this project will depend very much on the interest and the skills of the volunteers. Volunteers should expect to participate in:- - Cleaning: Painting dormitories and study rooms, garden and compound maintenance - Teaching/ Directing: teach English language, Help with home works - Sanitation (teaching and helping in personal hygiene) - Organize games, drawing, and other creative extracurricular activities - Care for those who cannot go to school - Assist with daily kitchen duties - More activities related to the project theme might be added- flexibility is necessary. Study part Participants of this project will have an opportunity to experience life with kids at the children‘s home as well at their host families. Various discussions and educational visits on Children issues will be organized with the aim of increased understanding various issues affecting Children. Volunteers are requested to bring information from their home countries for sharing.

Logement & Nourriture

Volunteers will be accommodated at the Youth accommodation in the community. Basic accommodation facilities will be provided. Expect to share rooms with or other volunteers from the same or other projects. (No mix of different sex in the rooms). Volunteers‘ relatives and friends can visit or staying over upon special approval. Bring with you; Mosquito net, Bed sheets (at least 2 pieces) and pillow if you prefer one, Towels, Rubber mattress and Mosquito repellent. Trying a variety of foods from other cultures is part of UVIKIUTA‘s philosophy for an authentic experience in Tanzania, and may be both fun and challenging. Food on our projects generally reflects the local cuisine. Some foods that are part of a regular diet at your home country may not be available during the program. Vegetarians will be accommodated. However volunteers with more specific dietary requirements may need to supplement the included meals at their own expense. Volunteers with food allergies (e.g., nuts) must inform the organisation about the existence and severity of the allergy. Three meals per day are provided to the Volunteers at the Youth accommodation. Meals in transit between airports and to/from Project, during tourism or outside designated project area are volunteer‘s responsibility. No reimbursements will be made for volunteers who miss their included meals.

Emplacement & Temps libre

The project is located in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam City (about 30km to the South). The community can be accessible by both public and private transportation. Basic facilities like convenience shops, Local markets, hospital, Police station, and recreational/Social facilities are available. Participant who loves nature and walking will perfectly enjoy this location of the project. Other options for weekends are:- - Dar es salaam tour: Museums, Beach and historical/cultural sites - Overnight in Bagamoyo town (Swimming, historical site seen and eco-tourism) - Overnight in Mikumi National Park (2 days, one night safari viewing animals as well Masai cultural tourism, Selous game reserve (Wild life safari including camping safari, walking safari among many other options. - Note: Be aware of people trying to invite you for safari and tours, they might not help that much as most of them are not licensed or registered for such kind of business.It is always cheaper and even fun to do these activities with other participants as a team. You might want to wait until the orientation day to plan together. If needed we can provide some recommendations for companies which has been providing services to our Previous participants over the years with affordable rates while quality, safety and security prioritized Arrival Terminal Dar es Salaam International Airport Meeting point, date and time On arrival to Tanzania, you will be picked up by UVIKIUTA staff/volunteer, or Transport service provider agent. After arrival you will be brought to UVIKIUTA Youth hostel or host family at the Eco-Village to receive orientation before starting the project. Provide your travel information at least seven working days before the project start. This should include Arrival date, time, flight or other means of transport number and destination (Terminal).Please be advised that, we can ONLY provide pick services from the following points: - Dar Es Salaam, Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar Es Salaam, Railways Station - Dar Es Salaam, Main bus Terminal, Dar Es Salaam, Ferry Station - Dar es Salaam, any accommodation facility within Dar es salaam city Centre - Going direct to the project site, community or region by yourself is discouraged.


- Age: 18 years and above. No age limit. - Families, couples, seniors and those with disabilities are encouraged to join the program. However they should contact us in advance through their sponsoring organizations for proper environments that fit their special needs. - We only accept a volunteer who will arrive on time and stay until the end. (No flexibility) - Language: Official Languages of the program are English and Kiswahili. However you do not need to be fluently. - Others: This project is suitable for a person who is open minded, flexible, ready to learn and adopt to other cultures, interested in physical/outdoor activities, children, Youth and with ability to work under less supervision and minimum resources.

Notes Supplémentaires

You are expected to pay a program participation fee of €250. Participation fee does not cover the cost of medical/health services, all types of insurances, cost of transport to the community after the orientation, Business visas fee, airport drop off on departure day, pocket money, free/leisure activities and other personal expenses. However; participation fee does cover the cost of airport pickups on arrival, orientation on arrival, food and accommodation during the project, transport to project sites and other designated project activities as well general running cost of the program.