Explore the beauty of the country while you teach and support our kindergarten school in Dar es salaam, Tanzania



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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.

 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are youth organisation based in Dar es salaam, the organisation is registered under ministry of culture and social services.
    Here we have nursery schools that provide free education to less fortunate children in the community.

    We are also running evening class after regular class hours for teenagers to learn basic English language from Monday to Friday 04:00pm-06:00 pm.

    In 2016 our nursery school was founded by 4 locals, Who works as a teacher/ instructors. Its small non profit school which offers free education to the children who are orphans or came from poor family. it started with 20 students who were taught in a small building provided by local community after only four months number increased to more than 48 which cause some of the lesson to be held outdoors. Through fundraising 2017, was possible for the school to move into the large building over 60 students between 3-6 are now being taught.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    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

    Since volunteers will stay in host's family house they will have an opportunity to Learn African ways of living simple life.

    Practice Swahil language with local families.

    Learn how to prepare African food

  • Help


    We are looking for some extra hands to renovate our old classrooms. We acquired this building from some individuals who used this before without done any maintenance, In this year we are thinking to renovate and doing some maintenance.

    We are looking for an individual who has basic knowledge of painting, decoration and drawing to renovate the classrooms.

    Help with fundraising, since our projects is free of charge sometimes we are suffering from lack of learning resources like chalks, exercise books, learning books, toys and games.

    From our experience we observed that mostly of the students drop out from schools because of hungry.

    We as organization trying to deal with this by providing breakfast for the children. We believe children's future success influenced from early education and experience.

    Help us with photography to take the pictures of our projects, create contents and run all our social network.

    We are looking for the teachers to assist local teachers in the nursery school and or in the English class for teenagers.

    You don't need to be qualified teacher with certificate as long as you love kids and willing to spend your precious time with kids your welcome to join us.

    If you know some active sports, songs and dances it would be great to share your experience with us.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers will be staying in local family's house in Dar es salaam with his/her own private room, three meals per day; breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In a free time volunteers can do Safari to Selous, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Ruaha and Saadani.

    Go to Zanzibar for the beach leisure.

    Bagamoyo old town for great culture experience

    Kilwa masoko old town

    Dar es salaam kariakoo market and fish market.

    Mbudya island and Bongoyo island

    Night life in sport bars, longe and nige club

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 338475237711