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UV-A1809 TANZANIA Zanibar KIDS-MANU-SOCI 24/03/2018 06/04/2018

Kids & Teens development 

Description of the Project: Some studies have proved that, students spend more time in School than home. The physical environment of school buildings and school grounds is therefore looks like a key factor in the overall health and safety for students, staff, and visitors. School buildings and grounds must be designed and maintained to be free of health and safety hazards, and to promote learning. Performance of Children in studies and other general development depend on various factors like sanitation, safe water supply, healthy air quality and safe playgrounds, among other issues that relate to the physical environment of schools. 

Extracurricular activities are also important contributing factor because kids and teens can benefit through personal, educational, and even social means. Being involved allows the student to learn about the skills and talents they already have and can teach them new ones such as time management, organization, and prioritizing skills. This project is organized in cooperation with Uzi Island community to address the needs outlined above hence contribute the well-being and development of Kids and teens.


Activities: Volunteers are expected to participate in the following listed activities:

You will have a great opportunity for educational and cultural exchange activities with the volunteers in the team, Local community members etc. This will include Cultural nights, educational tours/visit, workshops, debates, cultural shows/Exhibitions, Community engagement activities, Kiswahili language class and many other options from you and other volunteers’ menu.

Accommodation: Volunteers will be accommodated in a common residential house in the community. Electricity and clean water will be available. Be ready to sleep on the ground of course with mattress, sharing room with other 3-4 volunteers of the same sex (No mix).  Pay attention on the information sheet on what you need to bring for your accommodation.


Food: 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 project. Vegetarians are accommodated and veg meals will be available. The house will have a permanent kitchen staff, however- volunteers are expected to provide hand in meals shopping, preparation and dish washing.  Vegetarian meals will be available.


Location: Dimani community is Located along the high way from Stone town to South and East coast of Zanzibar Island. It is approximately 15km from the town center. This location and distance make it very accessible to most important facilities including shopping, health facilities and Banking. The community can be accessible by both public and private transport. It is a rural community close. Its isolation from the city makes it very quiet, relaxing and people can enjoy ever green coconut plantations, various spices without forgetting hospitality of the local people.


Leisure activities: This is a perfect location to take an advantage of what the nature offers for our free time. Possibilities are:

Remarks (Other Information): The participation fee for this project is €250 (EURO) or equivalent Tanzanian shillings.

 Note: Information sheet will be provided at least four weeks before the starting date of this project.


Special conditions: 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.


Arrival Terminal: Depending on the preference and location of were volunteer coming from, you may choose to arrive in either of the following destinations:-