My name is Sameera.I live in Cape Town South Africa.I am mother to 5 children , 2 of whom are married.In my home we eat with gusto and try new flavours.We pray as it keeps us grounded. We learn, everyday.We love unconditionally and we embrace imperfection.Visiting here, you will meet my huge extended family of 6 siblings and my children's 29 cousins who range from 4 to 27. We are a family of creative minds , dreamers and doers.Cape Town has oceans, mountains, rivers, dunes and a majestic mesa which overlooks our city.We have flowers in springtime and seals, whales, dolphins and penguins in our waters.
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Attending our weddings and being part of our weekly family gatherings means you will meet so many others and be able to share your experiences as well.We cook traditional food and also happy to try new dishes. I will love teaching you how to cook and also learn from your cooking skills.Sharing our home means you will be part of our daily routine and tagalong where necessary.
I am currently teaching at a mosque in the township of Langa.We need help teaching students (Teaching them Quran will be a help but not obligatory ) ,and telling them about Islam in your world.We would love to expose them to Muslims from all over the world and help them practice conversational English.Our mosque needs repairing and we are looking for volunteers to assist at the mosque with maintenance and offer skills or crafts to the students we are teaching.
Chichewa, Chewa, Nyanja: Fluent
Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent
You will be in the spare bedroom and share a bathroom with my 3 children.I make an early breakfast daily before everyone leaves and cook an early supper.Inbetween we usually see to ourselves.You will see to your own laundry.
Time off you can spend exploring. We have bicycles you can use and also live in walking distance to a train station .
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4 days a week