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UV.STV-20 TANZANIA Jambiani- ZANZIBAR KIDS-RENO-MANU 17/08/2020 05/09/2020

Basic Information

 

Project code: UV.STV-20

Project name:  Kids & Teens educational facilities    

Starting date: 17th Aug. 2020

Type: KIDS-RENO-MANU

Ending date: 5th Sept.2020

Location: Jambiani- 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.

 

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 17th August 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.