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Code: UV. A-1832
Name: Children‘s‘ Christmas Camp
Description of Location
The project will be hosted in Vigoa. The community is experienced in hosting various International Youth exchange programs over the last fifteen years. It is located in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam about 30 km south of the city centre. It has a beautiful landscape and natural attractions where some wild animals (Monkeys, rabbits and birds) are still visible. It is accessible by public and private transport from the city centre. Convenient shops are available and there is signal for mobile phones where internet can be accessible as well.
Description of the Project
In Tanzania private and public schools have a long holiday during the Month of December until early January. This is normally a most joyful moment. However; not all Children in the community enjoys the season as everybody due to social and economic challenges/limitations. In Partnership with local schools and the community members, this project has been designed to offer an opportunity for children and teenagers from all social-economic background, ethnicity and religions to have time together during end of the year festivals. We are intending to plant the seed of peace and harmony with various groups in the community.
To realise the above stated objective, volunteer are expected during the project to interact with children and teenager from the age of 6-14 years with the following activities:
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.
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 can 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. Participant 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.
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:
Esta beca tiene una cuota adicional, que deberás pagar antes de participar en el proyecto.
Esta beca cuenta con financiamiento para boleto de avión (VIVE FINANCE NO APLICA para beneficiarios de Programa Manos por el Mundo)
Adquiere tu seguro de viajero, VIVE ASSIST te ofrece tarifas preferenciales para adquirir tu seguro de viajero, asistencia de viaje 24/7, médica, personal y legal. Así mismo este programa te apoya a resolver todas las dudas sobre tus traslados al lugar donde fuiste aceptado, te dan orientación sobre vuelos, trenes y todo lo que necesites saber sobre tu viaje.