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UV.STV-09 TANZANIA Jambiani- ZANZIBAR KIDS-RENO-MANU 01/06/2020 20/06/2020

Basic Information


Project code: UV.STV-09

Project name: Children’s’ Health & Sanitation  

Starting date: 1st June 2020


Ending date: 20th June 2020

Location: Jambiani- ZANZIBAR

Number of Volunteers: 10

Min. age: 16

Max. age: 99

Participation Fee: €250


A child has been defined in different laws, policies and cultures. Tanzania child development policy define a child as any person under the age of eighteen. It has been recorded that, this group in the society is spending more time in schools than home. Therefore, health and sanitation are one of the key factors in the wellbeing of children, teachers and visitor. Health and sanitation are also contributing factor in academic and personal growth of the children and teenagers in schools. This project is focusing on renovation of boys’ and girls’ toilets, making them accessible hence improve hygiene.


  • Renovation (fixing walls, water system installation, sanitary appliance, wall painting etc.).
  • Provide garbage collection bins and train children and teenagers on how to use them.
  • Health Education: Provide basic education on hygiene, sanitation and public health care to the teenagers and children in the school.
  • Assist in organization of extracurricular activities after school hours (sports, games, educational activities and help in home works).
  •  Study Part (Educational activities): Workshops, discussions, debates and education tours focusing on sustainable development goals topic’s related to health and sanitation. Please bring information from your own community, region and country for sharing.


Accommodation & Food


At the community residential house. Get ready to share room with other 2-4 volunteers of the same sex. Toilets and washrooms will be outside the house. Water and electricity will be available. No beds, however we will have mattresses to lay on the floor. Our kitchen-volunteer staff will be available to prepare meals however, each volunteer will be required to help in meals preparation. Vegetarian meals will be available for the entire period of the project.


Location & Leisure


Jambiani is an old fishing village on the southeast coast of Zanzibar between Paje and Makundichi.  Jambiani has a laidback vibe with friendly local people who mix with tourists. The community has a strong seaweed culture with many farms dotting the coastline and employing a good number of locals, mainly women. Their main source of income is fishing and seaweed farming.  Jambiani is the best destination in Zanzibar Island to get a good insight of the local way of life and everything is in walking distance. The beach is located 2 Min away from the accommodation. Possibilities for free time activities includes:

  • Spicy tour & Zanzibar stone town tour
  • Visiting Islands (Prison, Pongwe, Mnemba, Uzi etc)
  • Dolphin tour, Blue lagoon, safari Blue and Fishing game
  • Jozani Forest with cultural and eco tours
  • Sun set at Kae Funk
  • Jambiani Village tour and Jambiani Snorkelling

Remarks (Other Information)

Non-Tanzanian volunteers are required to have business visa in order to join this project. Visa is available online and can be also obtained at the airport or other border of entry on arrival by presenting UVIKIUTA invitation letter.


Special Requirements

  • Motivation and interest to do voluntary work
  • Interest to do work outdoors manual work including painting
  • Interested to work with Children and young people (Teenagers)
  • Be open minded, interested on other cultures
  • Flexible and be able to adopt easily


Nearest Airport

Zanzibar International Airport


Meeting Point 

Volunteers will be picked up at Kiponda Bed & Breakfast accommodation, located along Kiponda Street in Zanzibar Stone town on the 1st June 2020 at 16:00 hrs. (You may wish to reserve your accommodation in this place if arriving before the date/time indicated). Visit their website or call the manager for reservation.