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We are vibrant small Non Government Organization (NGO) focused on engage and inspire both, children and the adolescents Tanzania for change of a better welfare such safeguarding children rights , empower adolescents girls (adolescent's voice) ,entrepenuership & employment, safe menstruation, WASH, health and dietary practices (Nutrition).
1. School Children’s Project
We work with schools and community leaders to address child right issues that stem from cultural barriers and hinder child and adolescents development.
Children are offered a variety of clubs that address agendas concerned with well being to allow them to express their views in order to gain skills, knowledge and confidence.
2.Empower Adolescents girls -project
We aim to promote equality through economic growth, in order to provide teen mothers with a sustainable income and avoid pressure of child-marriage, and in turn, child- pregnancy, as well as reduce school dropout rates.
We provide support on:
-Business and entrepreneurship
*Livestock,its focuses on keeping diary goats species, bird's for the aims of create new source of income
*Garden ,Economic Empowerment to the Low income among girls on Wards,Villages where we work, Girls are growing food and cash crops for the purpose of improving their economic status through selling the farm produces.
We invite profession volunteer to help both through simple technology irrigation, green house by using locally materials or available for the purpose of sustainability
-Skills Development, We aiming to have an center where youth can learn for free in some skills and monitored
-Gender and adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights
-Equipped with leadership skills
3. Children with disability project
We believe that everyone has the right to a healthy well-being – physically, emotionally and mentally. We work with children of autism to ensure they receive the right to care and education.
4. Street children project.
Our aim is based on prevention to children, stop interred on the street as well as rescue set an last option alternative to save before they run into the cities, simply because Bukoba contributions to the street children in Tanzania.
~We provide first aid and psychology support to children and youth
~Also we are prepare both families and themselves for reunification and referral to the appropriate service
- Help schools to develop learning materials (library and classes).
Learning materials in teaching are crucial to the success of student achievement. That is, the instructional components of lesson planning in teaching depend on the selection of teaching materials.
- Painting school's wall or decorate pre -classes.
-Cultural and tourism (Administration & management in tourism)
- We are lack resource mobilizations skills to make efficiently in our operations, we need your help.
The Magic of Bukoba/Culture &Culture
Bukoba is a beautiful town on Lake Victoria with cool weather and attractive places for tours such as Musila Island, Akiba game reserve, Kabwala beach, Catholic Cathedral.
The game reserves under scrutiny are Biharamulo (13, 00 sq kms), Kimisi (1,026 sq kms) and Burigi Chato National Park is 2,200 sq kms. Also we are easily reachable by bus from Kampala, or by flight or both bus and flight from Dar es Salaam and Mwanza.
Please Volunteers: Note that, the early you confirmed to work with us, the early we served you. We are received a lot of inquiries , please send or accept our offer when you meant on it!
When you are interested in joining us, the visa required for the project is Business Visa, not tourist /Visit Visa
(This is a government regulation) which you can get at the airport. Sometimes we can provide an invitation letter when it’s inevitable. The visa is called Business Visa and costs 250$, it’s a three months visa.
If they sensed there is a violation ,it will cost you extra money which could be very expensive as well as can cause a lot of disturbance not only embarrassment but also bad reputation . So to be on the safe side Business Visa is the best in volunteering with us. If you have any questions please feel free to ask ,maybe there other information needed but not covered on the profile
-Tourism/Visit visa applicable in very rarely of volunteerism
Babysitting / child care
They will make new friendship, visits new historical sites, learn native Tanzanian culture include food, languages, clothing, housing and ceremonies. They might pick up some Swahili! We are working on a new program with cultural-tourism so volunteers will have some unique opportunities. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to improve their skills related to working with a non-profit such as program development and grant writing. We will be happy to provide letters of recommendation to our volunteers. We organize tour trips with our partners (tour companies or friends) to visit national parks, games reserves and other attractive areas.
Our volunteers have an opportunity to visit Mwanza city a.k.a Rock city , when they want to spend there.
1.We needs help to prepare fundraising project ( attracting donations, applying for grants to implement project). Work on:
>Water sanitation health and hygiene ( WASH )💧💧💧
>Adolescent's Voice 📣📣
>Child protection and participation 🖐🏿
Our works focus on field such as training, workshops ,meetings, monitoring, coaching, mentoring and only 30% are the office work.
Would like volunteers to work with us from 1 week or longer, preferably one month,even a year and above. We provide
office space ,internet ,information on visa processing, information on accommodation, and plenty of amazing experiences!
Current we are looking for serious volunteer on these positions :
1. Resources Mobilization and Development Partnership (Develop resource mobilization strategy includes fundraising events,proposal,online fundraising, link with external development partners and other)
2.Marketing , Branding,Website Design,film and Video shooting(Develop website, market strategy,documenting,develop newsletter,amplify on social media )
3. Monitoring , Evaluation and Learning (Lead on report,monitoring tools,evaluate,needs assessment and research)
4. Menstrual Hygiene and Management Specialist (prepare lesson,facilitate,establish the impact)
5. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive health and gender based violence (GBV) Advocacy (Facilitate and connect with external partners)
6. Children in School and street children programs (facilitate and partners )
7. Business, entrepreneurship and vocational training (Facilitate and link with external partners)
8. Special Needs Support children (inclusive education)
9. Prepare and develop organization strategic plan
10. Adviser on cultural-tourism ,communication and market strategy in Tanzania and Africa generally
English, Swahili..don't worry if you use any other language. We shall use Google translator when needed :)
Volunteer will be able to stay in the same house with host family where everyone has a private room. Current we have two room for accommodation no sharing bed ,if you're couples and match why not!
Normally we take care of the volunteers whenever they are in the home or office with a full 3 meal. Bukoba is rich with natural varieties food. Volunteer /workawayers will be companies to the local market to buy food and prepare as they wish when they are working with us. We eat natural and delicious local food.
Furthermore volunteer can learn to prepare local dishes (cook)or prepare his/he home dishes
We kindly ask all volunteers to donate a small amount (USD5) per day to the organization. This will help support the host, to provide you with meals during your stay.
We are not good financially we are getting help from friends who feel they deserve to help these vulnerable children, a friend like you. We provide a sharing kitchen, also the house have inside bath room and toilet.
In their days off, volunteers can relax at the beach at Lake Victoria and explore Bukoba.
We have a friend who is a guide that can recommend many interesting sights to see! There are cultural attractions and waterfalls among other things. There are also many boda boda (motorbike taxis) to help volunteers get around.
There are many sights to see as well as experiencing Tanzania culture!
There many ways to help children also you can surprise them with the gift/present (staff suitable to carry) they real need:
Clothes, Toys, Games, used bicycles, computers, exercise books,sports kit, agriculture kits,painting colours for children to draw (eg crayons), Books, Camera,sewing machine kit , first aid kit, anything that you see will helpful the children and adolescents will accept it thanks.
We are committed to safety. Promoting safety of the children (and families) that we work with is the overwhelming priority of what we do. We respect and promote the principles of equality and diversity and we work with all children in a culturally sensitive way within the laws of the United Republic of Tanzania and the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child.
We are zero tolerance on any form of violence to our works/project (emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect and other relates to abuse).
Volunteer with us to meet your mission!
Karibu Ndugu! Hakuna Matata!
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We have pets
We are smokers
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