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To help and support all women in Africa to reduce Maternal and child Mortality in Arusha, Tanzania

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  • Activité récente: 21 mai 2024



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  • Description



    This is a NON organization that affects the community in the field of health and Education. In Education we are more focused on maternal health care. In Education we are more focus on providing education to the community about maternal health care and to ensure that the community gains great understanding regarding maternal health and also to stop the misconceptions that some communities hold about mother and children. Our organization is more focus on maternal health care due to high demand, this is due to the existence of maternal and child death
    Tanzania is one of the countries that have the biggest problem of maternal and child death. This is due to lack of access to these service in rural areas. Rural areas are the leading cause of maternal and child death, this is due to poor infrastructure and the distance to access these services. Due to this distance pregnant mothers do not go to hospital so they give birth at home with help of traditional midwife this is due to the existing distance example there are some places where they have to walk 50 kilometers to get hospital services and also they have to pay for transport , due to not being able to afford the cost, that’s why they give birth home with help of traditional midwife, the traditional midwife do not have enough education to hep the mothers during child birth, so when problem arise during childbirth they are unable to face them because they don’t have the knowledge to deal with it.
    Other reasons of maternal death in Tanzania are;
    HAEMORRHAGE (28%);
    ECLAMPSIA (19%);

    For some health centers that provide maternal health service in rural areas they do not have enough equipment to help pregnant mothers such equipment is blood Pressure machine, Baby Doppler, medicine and delivery bed
    This service is free but transportation is very difficult. The transportation in rural area is poor. This caused pregnant mother to give birth at home or on the road without help
    Also Tanzania faces very high maternal and gender health indicator including high rate of pre – mature birth, HIV transmission from mother to child (PITC) and early pregnancy
    Increase maternal death is found by women aged 30 – 39 versus 15- 19 years
    So this situation made us start provision these services in rural area where these service do not exist to help to reduce maternal and child mortality.
    Our organization was founded by Jesca who is a Midwife and had a great calling in helping the community in the matter of mother and children health
    This was her idea from when she was a little girl, she saw how the community was having trouble to get care for mother and children, especially for pregnant mother when they wanted to give birth, they did not get quick care and some had to walk a long way to get the care
    This led her to study nursing and Midwife to help the community. Immediately after completed her studies at the age of 23. She started to volunteered to help she started to volunteer to help the community especially the communities that lives in area where this service is not available
    We started a group of five people who have the same hearts that were ready to help the community. After seeing there was a great need we registered as NGO in 2023. An organization that will help to deliver material health care to the area where this service has not reached
    Currently we don’t have people who are employed by the office but we have five people who have the same vision to help people of that kind. So we work as a team.

    Our team is formed by the following
    1. Jesca Founder
    2. Baraka - Secretary
    3. Jenipher – Accountant
    4. George – Field Officer
    5. Hellen - Operation Manager

    Our Vision
    To help and support all women in Africa to reduce Maternal and child Mortality
    1. To ensure that the community gets enough education about Maternal and child health care
    2. To provide free maternal care
    3. To training about traditional birth attendance to improve their skills and eliminate harmful practices
    4. To provide voluntary family planning programs
    5. To provide free skilled attendants to rural are
    6. To donate medical equipment to the Dispensaries which provide care for mother and children
    7. To upgrade rural health center to provide emergency obstetric service
    Our place is called Maji ya chai Village. Located in Meru District Arusha region in Tanzania
    A place we live with family and pets. Our house is big and has five rooms, large living rooms and dining area
    Out side the house there is good environment tall, trees and very beautiful garden. It’s very quiet area decorated with the sound of various birds and at the night will see bush babies. The house is electricity and a fence
    Our place is located 1Kilometer from the main road (Moshi Arusha road) and its take 30 minutes to get the Arusha town and We can accommodate four guests and they will be sharing room with separated bed according to gender.
    What to do?
     They will learn Swahili language.
     They will learn how to cook Tanzania food
     They will learn to cook African coffee
     They will share our Traditional ceremonies
     They will learn how to grazing cattle

    See locally
     Walk in beautiful forest and see black Collobus monkey and blue monkey
     Walk around to see different kind of birds
     Also will visit Arusha National Park. It almost forty minutes from accommodation place
     Also will visit Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa. It almost one hour from accommodation place to moshi where you can see mount Kilimanjaro
     Also will visit water fall like Marangu water fall. It almost one hour and thirty minutes from accommodation place
     Will visit Chemka hot spring . It almost thirty minutes from accommodation place

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Accueil / tourisme
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    • You will be able to learn many things in our culture like language, food, sports, etc.
    • During outreach clinic you will be able to lean how Tanzanian people behave
    • You will get chance to visit our attractions like National parks, forest reserves, mountain, museum, waterfall, hot water spring, etc. Our house is located only 30min drive from Arusha national park and a hour drive from Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 meters
    • When you are in Tanzania you can get chance to know the business opportunities for invest in our country
    • You will get chance to visit our hospitals

  • Aide


    Types of help/ Tasks
    1. We need the help of Volunteer who are ready and have a call to volunteer to help our communities on maternal health care. We need Nurse, Midwifes, Doctor and even other who can help even if they are not healthy personal. Because we are in the field area
    2. Due to the growing demand, we have a shortage of some medical equipment such as.
    i. Baby Doppler for test pregnant mother
    ii. MUAC tape for testing nutrition status
    iii. Tents – Due to the places we are going are open areas so there is a great need for tents if it is a rain or sun period . Without a tent it will be a challenges
    Some tasks to be done by Volunteers when they are in field
    • To provide antenatal care including parenting classes, clinical examination and screening
    • Provide birth education, classes and assisting women with breast feeding and infant care
    • To measure nutrition status to pregnancy, breast feeding mother and children under the age of five
    • To provide health education to traditional midwife a safe way to help as pregnancy mother when necessary
    • To provide education on family planning and its benefits

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Courant
    Anglais: Intermédiaire

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement


    • They will get delicious local food service and they will sleep in a family house but in separate rooms. the place is very safe and well protected
    • The house has a fence, water and electricity

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    • Go long and short walks to enjoy nature
    • Watch or participate in local sport
    • visit some close-by national park
    • Visit local restaurant and cuisine
    • Experience local transport like dala-dala and boda-boda (motorcycle taxi)
    PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to visit the national parks there will be an additional free charged (not by our organization)

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    The place is quite big to park almost 6 vehicles.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

  • ...

    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 171664855443


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