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UV.STV-17 TANZANIA North Pemba- ZANZIBAR ARTS-CULT-SOCI 27/07/2020 08/08/2020

Basic Information

 

Project code: UV.STV-17

Project name:  Arts & Culture    

Starting:  27th July 2020

Type: ARTS-CULT-SOCI

Ending date:  8th Aug. 2020

Location:  North Pemba- ZANZIBAR

Number of Volunteers: 10

Min. age: 16

Max. age: 99

Participation Fee: €250

Description

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). Pemba Island has a laidback vibe with friendly local people. The host community has a strong seaweed culture with many farms dotting the coastline and employing a good number of locals, mainly women. There is also a good number of local young artist in the Island making their living through arts, crafts, music, drama etc. This volunteer project is aiming to connect volunteers, young artist as well community members to raise awareness on various development issues especially those related to sustainable development goals and its sub topics

Activities

  • Arts work: Volunteers will join local artists mostly those involve in painting and handcraft to exchange knowledge, skills and experiences in their working stations as well creating arts that speaks and raise awareness to the development issues.
  • Local music and dancing class: Participate in composing music and practice traditional dancing with awareness messages
  •   Cleaning: Community and beach clean ups
  • Local Youth Initiative: Helping local young people to improve art skills, producing quality products we well help in marketing for their produce in supporting of their livelihood.

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

 

  • Interest in outdoor activities
  • Interest to work around Arts and culture topics
  • Skills or interest to learn arts, handcraft, music, dancing
  • Motivation and interest to do voluntary work
  • Interest to do work outdoors manual work including painting
  • Interested to work with young people
  • 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 27th 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.