Music & Arts
ChakeChake - Tanzanie - Chantier court terme
- Chantier International
- 17-02-2019 - 09-03-2019
- 4 volontaires
- 18-99 ans
- 250 EUR de frais de participation
Music and Arts expression has been used for ages in various audiences as a vehicle to deliver messages. Its role in human life needs no overemphasis since it affects all aspects of human kind. Arts and Music project for community action is a very unique project that is expected to bring together volunteers with or without skills in Arts/Music but with passion to stimulate positive change in the society. The project goal is to develop and create meaningful events and performing arts programs embodying development through culture, the natural outcome of creative people collaborating to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs). Through Arts and Music increased awareness of positive use of available resources including our own talents to bring sustainable future is expected among the volunteers and the host community.
UVIKIUTA is a vibrant Tanzanian youth development organization established in 1983 under the patronage of the late Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, First President of the United Republic of Tanzania. UVIKIUTA came into existence in response to a government call for all unemployed youth to form economic groups through the then famous policy known as “Nguvu kazi”, which responded to the needs of young men and women to raise their living standards. It helped establish youth settlements and self-help projects to provide income, employment, and permanent shelters.
Volunteers on this project will be engaged in a number of activities aiming to support various community development actions. These will include:- Information and Education: Assisting is developing Artistic, creative material and actions in addressing Children and education issues. This could be drawings, creative Posta, exbhition, music etc. depending on the interest and skills of the volunteers in the team. Arts and Music Workshops: Participate in various gatherings of project volunteers, Local musicians, artists and other interested community members to create understanding of what is music, the power of music and arts, Importance of music and arts in our lives. Volunteers are expected to bring information from their own community for sharing during the workshops. In Action: Partially participate on physical activities in the community like school clean ups etc. This is an opportunity to interact and get to know better the local culture.
Logement & Nourriture
Meals: Three meals will be provide each day at the accommodation. We will have kitchen volunteer responsible in meals preparations, however volunteers are expected to help in meals preparation and dish washing. (Vegetarian meals will be available) Accommodation: At the communal house in the community. Rooms will be shared between 4-6 people, no bed but mattress will be provided on the floor (Comfortable enough). Water and electricity will be available. No washing machine available.
Emplacement & Temps libre
Chake-chake is part of Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" in Arabic. (It is an island forming part of the Zanzibar archipelago lying within the Swahili cost in the Indian coast. With a land area of 988 square kilometers (it is situated about 50 kilometers to the north of Unguja, the largest island of the archipelago). The Island is accessible through fast ferries and flight from Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam or Tanga towns. Most basic social needs are available e.g. Banks, Markets, mobile phone signal, shopping centers etc. You can search more information about transport service to and from this Island by fast ferries or flights connecting from you country or domestic. Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays are considered free time for the volunteers. You shall take opportunity of this moment to explore Pemba Island famous known as “spice Island”. It is gifted with various natural, cultural and touristic attractions. Some famous options includes: ( You can learn more about this online) Ngezi Forest Vumawimbi beach Misali Island Eco and spice tour including Cloves farms. Note: We are still maintaining contacts from the good service providers to visit those wonderful place in an affordable prices. Please let us know if you need more help.
Motivation letter: ML should respond to the following questions; why would you like to participate in this project? (Your main motive), How do you plan to contribute to this project? What do you hope to learn and gain from this experience? How will you make advantage of this experience for the “next step” in your life? Note: The project is not only for Arts and music professionals, but for those who are interested as well to learn and discover their talents, just want to be there, eager to learn and adopt, flexible and open minded. Invitation letter: You need to have official invitation letter from UVIKIUTA before starting visas application process and fights booking. Engagement contract: This document need to be signed before starting visas application and flights booking process. Visas: Visas can be obtained at the airport on arrival, boarder entries, and Tanzania Embassies and consulate nearest to you. Present the invitation letter to receive the right visas for your project. Vaccination and medical service: Visit your doctor for medical information and requirements before coming. Do not trust much internet information. Please keep in mind that according to Tanzanian law, volunteers who want to do their projects in Tanzania will have to get business visa that costs 250€
Nearest Airport:- Pemba Airport; you may wish to Land in Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar International airport and then take fast ferry or small plane to Pemba Island. (All info are online) Pick up service: On arrival in Tanzania, you will be picked up by our staff, local volunteer, or Transport service provider agent. Provide your travel information at least seven working days before the project start to allow time to manage all logistics to welcome you to Tanzania. Please be advised that, we can only provide pick services from the following points:- Pemba Airport Mkoani, Pemba Ferry Terminal Any other accommodation facility within Chake Town You deserve one complementary pick up service- when the second one apply a volunteer is asked to contribute to the transportation cost. Meeting point, date and time: Volunteers will be picked in front of Gombani Stadium, Pemba on the 17th February 2019 at 15:00 hrs. Local time (Please let us know if you cannot make it on time). If you wish to arrive earlier in Pemba Island or stay longer after the project you can book your own accommodation but we can also provide help when requested.