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UV.STV-16 TANZANIA North Pemba- ZANZIBAR KIDS-RENO-MANU 20/07/2020 08/08/2020

Basic Information

 

Project code: UV.STV-16

Project name: Kids & Teens educational facilities    

Starting:  20th July 2020

Type: KIDS-RENO-MANU

Ending date: 8th Aug.2020

Location:  North Pemba- ZANZIBAR

Number of Volunteers: 10

Min. age: 16

Max. age: 99

Participation Fee: €250

Description

Kids and Teenagers Educational facilities is a project aiming to improve and maintain facilities provided to students, so that they can use every opportunity to develop full potential. Educational facilities include buildings, fixtures, and equipment necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the program of public education, classrooms, libraries, rooms and space for physical education, space for fine arts, restrooms, cafeterias, landscaping and paving, and similar items.

 

It has been recorded that, Children and Teenagers are spending more time in schools than at home. Therefore, physical environment of educational facilities

is one of the key factors in the overall health, safety and security for children, staff, and visitors. Academic and personal development of a child is influenced by different factors including school facilities which are free of health and safety hazards and promote learning, hence contributing to their bright future. This project is therefore aiming to contribute to improved educational facilities for children and teenagers.

 

Activities

  • Renovation (fixing walls, 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 during this time of school holidays. (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 future of children in the society. Please bring information from your own community, region or Country for sharing.

 

Meals & Accommodation

 

Accommodation will be at community residential house. Volunteers will share rooms (2-4) people in one room, using mattresses laydown in the ground. Clean water will available. 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.

 

Remarks

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

 

Location & Leisure

 

Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" in Arabic. (It is an island forming part of the Zanzibar archipelago lying within the Swahili cost in the Indian coast. With a land area of 988 square kilometers (it is situated about 50 kilometers to the north of Unguja, the largest island of the archipelago). The Island is accessible through fast ferries and flight from Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Tanga towns.

Volunteers are expected to take the opportunity to explore Pemba Island famous known as “spice Island”.  It is gifted with various natural, cultural and touristic attractions. Some famous options include: -

  • Ngezi Forest
  • Vumawimbi beach
  • Misali Island
  •  Eco and spice tour including Cloves farms

 

Nearest Airport

Pemba Airport

 

Meeting Point 

On arrival in Tanzania, you will be picked up by UVIKIUTA staff/volunteer, or Transport service provider agent. Provide your travel information at least seven working days before the project start to allow time to manage all logistics to welcome you to Tanzania. Please be advised that, we can only provide pick services from the following points: -

  • Pemba International Airport
  • Mkoani Pemba Ferry Terminal
  • Any other accommodation facility within Chake-chake town.
  • You deserve one complementary pick up service- when the second one applies a volunteer is asked to contribute to the transportation cost.
  • Meeting point, date and time:  Volunteers will be picked at any other above listed points on the 20th July 2020 at 14:00 hrs. Local time. (Please let us know if you can’t be hear on time).  If you wish to arrive earlier Pemba you can book online for the accommodation facility that suits your needs.