Help/support our soap startup from Kwa wa China village near Mbeya

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Tanzania

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  2018 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small group of women making and selling natural biodegradable soap. We need help in marketing, especially online, retail sales training, accounting and really all aspects of maintaining a small business. We also need direct sales help, going to stores, hotels and tour operators to sell the soap. We need help expanding our product line with lotions, lip balms etc and designing the packaging.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    We are a small group of women making and selling natural biodegradable soap. We need help in marketing, especially online, retail sales training, accounting and really all aspects of maintaining a small business. We also need direct sales help, going to stores, hotels and tour operators to sell the soap. We need help expanding our product line with lotions, lip balms etc and designing the packaging.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers they will have the opportunity to learn about our culture and our traditions. We will teach them to prepare Tanzania food and our local food also they Will have a good opportunity to know our local village and their traditions. We are pleased to accompany you to other villages in the area to learn about their tribal customs.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Swahili

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a private room with a double bed and your own inside/outside squat toilet. There is no shower but we heat hot water. The house is in a small village outside of the city of Mbeya about 30 to 45 by bus each way.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The southern region of Tanzania has many interesting site you can visit in your time off. We do not have a vehicle but would be happy to accompany and orient you in how to reach places like Kitulo National park or Ngozi Crater.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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One of our students at our community
One of our host house
One of our local village (wasafwa village)
One of our volunteers room

Host ref number: 532615567724