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UV-A1810 TANZANIA Temeke SOCI-MANU-CULT 04/05/2018 18/05/2018

 Young women’s’ Voice matters

 

Description of the Project: Tanzania has a rich history of amazing, strong women who believed that they could make a positive change in the society. There are many good examples during the National independence struggle and after the independence. Women are well known on how powerful they can  use their voices to speak up for others, whether it's advocating for their child in school, speaking up and ensuring quality care for sick family member, or just being a voice of encouragement and inspiration for others. This project is organised to recognised the role of women in the society by encouraging young women to take steps towards learning through stories of champion women to increase their ability speak up, speak out and take an active role in transforming their own communities. The project mail goal is to encourage young women that everyone has a voice and they have choice whether or not to use it to build a strong community.

 

Activities: A number of activities will be organized to realize objectives stated above. This will include:-

·         Improvement of girls learning facility through class rooms painting and provision of garbage bins in the classrooms

·         Social and cultural events (Young women’s’ sports, Music, arts and exhibitions

·         Meeting women in actions in various sectors of the society (Social, Political and economic)

·         Symposium involving young women in the community

·         Storytelling and story sharing by local young women, volunteers and inspiring women in the community on various areas like social, political and economic

·         Educational tours to various organizations working on women issues

 

Accommodation: At the Local Youth hostel. Electricity and clean water will be available. The rooms are comfortable enough and you will share with other 2-3 volunteers. No mix of men and women, uncles for couples and it should be requested during the application.

 

Food: Three meals will be provided at the Youth hostel dining. Kitchen staff will be available to prepare the meals with help of the volunteers. Vegetarian meals will be available.

 

Location: The project will take place in Chamazi; it is the community in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam. Chamazi is one of those communities which are now developing to become urban center. However still enjoys its natural landscape where you can view some remained wild animals like monkeys, bush babies, rabbits and a good variety of birds. The community is located 30km south of Dar es Salaam city center. 

Leisure activities: Geographically this part of the country offer variety of good options to visit including; Wild life safari (Mikumi National Park or Selous game reserve, Overnight in Bagamoyo (Swimming, historical sites seen and cultural tours).

 

Remarks (Other Information): The participation fee for this project is €250 (EURO) or equivalent Tanzanian shillings. This fee is different from the amount paid to the sponsoring/sending organisation during your application process. Volunteer is required to transfer the participation fee to UVIKIUTA Bank account at least seven working days before the project start. Send by e-mail the receipt confirming that you have paid the full amount to our Bank account. On arrival you will receive an official receipt. Bank Information will be provided on the information sheet. Note: Information sheet will be provided at least four weeks before the starting date of this project.

 

Special conditions: Potential volunteers for this project shall be:-Open minded; Flexible; Easy to adapt to other cultures; Interest on gender and gender issues, Interested in outdoor activities; and working under less supervision.

 

Arrival Terminal: Depending on the preference and location of were volunteer coming from, you may choose to arrive in either of the following destinations:- Dar Es Salaam-Julius Nyerere International Airport; Dar Es Salaam-Railways Station; Dar Es Salaam-Main bus Terminal; Dar Es Salaam and  Ferry Station; Dar es Salaam