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SAVWA 0049 SUDAFRICA Pretoria HERI/CULT 06/09/2019 29/09/2019

Camp Name: Heritage Month           

Camp Number: SAVWA 0049

Participants: +/- 5

Dates: 6 to 29 September 2019

 

Type of Work:

Building a strong cultural identity, common heritage, shared values and ethics with youth driven and African history celebration

Volunteer Tasks:

The Heritage Month celebration will require volunteers to be involved in arts and cultural activities such as learning local South African arts and cultural activities and sharing their own cultural and values from their respective countries.. Volunteers will work in groups and will be able to share each day and cook their local traditional food and teach children cultural and artistic activities and games.

                                               

This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to work with different communities and interact with children in cultural and arts activities in the community.

 

What to bring:

 Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light and arts and cultural items.

Accommodation:

Accommodation will be in a hall and venue still to be confirmed both in Pretoria.Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and there is running water. The accommodation and work place have flushing toilets and do have electricity. 

Language:

The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Ndebele, Zulu, and other local languages

Extra info:

The work camp participation fee is strictly Euro 220 and this covers simple accommodation, food and project expenses office running/administrative expenses, certificate of participation during the camp, communication prior to, during and after the camp. Please note that this does not include travel expenses to and from the camp, pick up from airport so participants are asked to reserve a small amount of money for transport to the camp and vice-verse. We advise all volunteers to ask for advice from us when they are planning to book their ticket to Pretoria. 

Leisure Activities:

The Weekend is meant to be for free tours that the group can organize by themselves. All our work camps are reserved for cultural nights when each volunteer can present her/his country and culture.

Requirements:

Qualification of participants:  Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background - Positive attitude - Willing to share his/her experiences - Flexible to live/stay in simple living conditions - Flexible to eat local food - No experience needed at all. Willingness to guide students especially in cultural and arts activities Weekend will have excursions with volunteers to different areas of Pretoria.