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UV.STV-23 TANZANIA Magole-TEMEKE STUDY-ENVI-EDU 02/11/2020 22/11/2020

Basic Information

 

Project code: UV.STV-23

Project name: Environmental Leadership

Starting date: 2nd Nov.2020

Type: STUDY-ENVI-EDU

Ending date: 22nd Nov.2020

Location:  Magole-TEMEKE

Number of Volunteers: 8

Min. age: 16

Max. age: 99

Participation Fee: €250

Description

Environmental Leadership is an Initiative that is expected to offer unique opportunity to develop the full potential and transform promising team into its next generation of ethical, engaged and empowering leaders. This project focuses on developing the talents and potential leadership skills of its participants in the context of their individual environment as well the community as a whole.

 

The project is expected to gather diverse team members interested on the topic to learn and share skills and knowledge on various aspects of environment. The end results are expected to contribute to the sustainable living. It is believed that, lack of knowledge and exposure have significantly increased lifestyles that cause more environmental and health damage for future generations to deal with.

 

Activities

 Volunteers will join the selected members of the community to participate in following activities/ Components of the project.

  • Workshops: The workshops offer exciting new insights into leadership principles and practices will be presented by experienced leaders from various sectors that are skilled at translating principles and concepts into practical ideas and techniques. You will be exposed to cutting edge research into leadership, as well as into brain functioning and how leaders can best support and encourage your community, and will leave the workshops with the skills to implement improvements in your own leadership practice.
  • Workplace Project/Educational tour: Volunteers will have an opportunity to join the local community members (Those in the program) on their daily community work and share some practical realities. This will be in the sectors of local Government Management, Local community Schools, Businesses, Social and cultural activities. This activity will provide and give new and emerging leaders the opportunity to embed their learning and put their new knowledge into practice.
  •   Community Service (Hands-on activities): Volunteers will work with community members on environmental cleaning, tree planting, renovation of public open spaces and community facilities.

 

Meals & Accommodation

 

Volunteers will be accommodated at the Youth hostel in the community.  Get ready to share a room with other volunteers. Water and electricity will be available. Our kitchen-volunteer staff will be available to prepare meals however, volunteers are expected to help in dishwashing, kitchen cleaning and food preparation. Vegetarian meals will be available for the entire period of the project.

 

Location & Leisure

 

Magole is a semi-urban community located in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam City (about 30 km to the south). With a population of approximately 5,000 inhabitants the community is situated in a beautiful area surrounded by nature. UVIKIUTA Eco-Village activities are implemented in this area. Magole is accessible by both public and private transport, with most necessary social service facilities like health center, telecommunications, banking and shopping places.

  • Exploring Zanzibar’s historical, natural and cultural sites. These include museums, local markets, stone town etc. Enjoying wildlife and marine life. Jozani forest National Park, Blue Safari’s swimming tour to small islands, variety of water sports, spice tour among many other options.
  • Near Dar es Salaam possibilities could be: wildlife safari trips, marine excursions (Mingoyo Islands) eco and cultural tourism activities, Bagamoyo or Kilwa, Dar es Salaam tour (beach, museums, and markets).

 

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

Potential volunteers should consider the minimum conditions outlined below:

  • Interest to work outdoors and in the nature.
  • Interested in other cultures, eager to learn and share.
  • Patient and committed.
  • Creative and flexible, open-minded and a good team player.
  • Able to work under less supervision and minimum resources.

 

Nearest Airport

 

Dar es Salaam International Airport

Meeting Point 

Volunteers will be picked up at YWCA Hostel, located along Ghana avenue in Dar es Salaam city center on the 2nd April 2020, at 16:00 hrs. (You may wish to reserve your accommodation in this place if arriving before the date/time indicated.)