Help us to teach arts & music to our kids in Shinyanga, Tanzania



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    I am female,aged 35 years,married and have 2 kids.1 daughter of 8 and half years and 1 son of 3 years.We are living with other 2 house mates.Our family live in Shinyanga Municipality Viwanja vya mwadui street .The place is about 3Kms from Shinyanga town centre.There are various Public transport available in Shinyanga are tricycles much known as bajaji,motorcycles much known as bodaboda nad bicycles called daladala.

    We need volunteer who can teach our kids French,some arts like drawing,painting,writing music,playing music instruments,and any other arts that can be used in future for their life.

    Monday to Friday they are attending classes at school from 7hrs to 15 hours therefore they will have some time like two hours in evening for such leaning. Saturday and Sunday they are not going to school therefore the learning can be done any time that will be arranged.
    The rest of the time a volunteer can do his/her own activities.

    Volunteer will wash and iron his/her own clothes.Water is available for free.
    The three basic meals,breakfast,lunch and dinner will be freely provided together with accommodation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will experience traditional food,clothes, and they will learn new language. Travelers will meet new friends as people in Shinyanga they are so friendly and like to teach foreigners their culture and language.

    Volunteer can also engage in extra curricular activities like visiting Serengeti National Park and Lake victoria which.are located to the regions closer to Shinyanga Region.
    I will also accompany in walk around the town centre and to the surrounding environment.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    I would like volunteers to help in training my kids in French language as I want them to have another international language.

    Also to train them in some arts as they are very interested. They want to know professional drawing,painting,dancing,writing music,playing music instruments like guitar,keyboard e.t c.I know that these will not only make them happy but they will have skills that can be used as an employment to them in future.They will have a wide chance to choose what to do for their life in future.

    Any unique and interested sports that they can learn and make them great persons,any art,I welcome such kind of volunteer to train them.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will stay with us in our family/home stay and is free accommodation and food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers will have time with me for cooking,and doing other domestic help .
    My family members like to learn new culture and therefore are expecting travelers to be their teachers.
    For your time off you can visit Lake Victoria and Serengeti National Park which are located to the nearest Rsgions(Mwanza and Serengeti respectively),Moving around and interacting with the community.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 7days a week

Host ref number: 291356285931