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UV-A-1817 TANZANIA Vigoa-TEMEKE ART-CULT-EDU 21/07/2018 03/08/2018

Code: UV-A-1817

Name: Peace through Music & Arts

Type: ART-CULT-EDU

Location: Vigoa-TEMEKE

Dates: 21.07.2018-03.08.2018

Age: 18+

Description of Location
Vigoa community is located on the South of Dar es Salaam. With its natural location, there is also very close to Azam football complex,-Chamazi which has a wide variety of leisure activities and mostly sports. It is surrounded as well with variety of shops, pubs and local market. The community is close to the eco within walking distance it is notable for its beautiful scene, wild animals and sun set in the evenings.

Description of the Project
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. Peace through Arts and music project is expected to bring volunteers with peace messages to the society through the universe language of music and arts. This project aims to develop and create meaningful events and performing arts programs embodying peace through culture, the natural outcome of creative people collaborating to achieve peace in the world. Through music and arts the project is expecting to increase awareness of positive use of the tool that build cultural bridges of peace.

Project Activities

To realise the above stated objective, volunteer will be engaged in the following activities:

Accommodation
Volunteers will be hosted 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.

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 program. Vegetarians will be accommodated. However volunteers with more specific dietary requirements may need to supplement the included meals at their own expense. Participants 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.

Location and Leisure activities
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. Volunteer who loves nature and walking will perfectly enjoy this location of the project.

Other options for weekends are:

Remarks (Other Information)
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.

Special conditions:

Arrival Terminal
Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere 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: