About the local hosting organizationAbsence of organized activities for Children during their free time and long holiday's time has been contributing to various numbers of social problems in the community including bad behaviors and manners, occupied by activities that bring negativity to the kids. This project is therefore organized in cooperation will local community schools to respond to the need. It is expected that this project will provide opportunity for the Children from the age of 3-13 to effective utilize their holiday time by engaging in activities that support their academic, social development and creativity.
About the volunteer workAcademic development: Joining remedial classes on various subjects, holiday home works and getting ready for the new coming semester; Love nature: Nature tour in the community to discover various animals, insects, worms and plants and appreciate the local ecosystem; Hands-on: Establishment of home garden, Ornamental and vegetable planting, composting, garden etc. ; Sports: Indoor and outdoor games that will stimulate learning, team building and activeness.; Excursions: opportunity for Children to realize the beauty and natural attractions of their own country for the first time (Waterfalls, Lakes, and Wildlife safari). Volunteers will participate in a number of workshops, discussions, educational tours and social events aiming to provide an opportunity to explore, understand, challenge and take possible actions in addressing challenges affecting Children development. You are encouraged to research from your home Country- community and bring information for sharing.
Local accommodationVolunteers will share simple rooms at the communal house in the community. Running water and electricity will be available. The accommodation facility is located in a very strategic point where you can view the highest Mountain in Africa Mt.Kilimanjaro. AI kitchen volunteer will be available to provide help and manage the kitchen. Meals are mostly organic both vegetarian and non-vegetarian
About the project locationLole is one of the communities located along the sloops of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the Northern Tanzania. It is high density community; people are mostly engaged in coffee and Banana farming, dairy farming and business. The community is located about 45km from the town center (Moshi) and accessible by private and public transport. Having sharing boarder with Kilimanjaro National Park, the landscape is ever green throughout the year.Possibilities are hiking to Kilimanjaro gate, eco and cultural tourism in Chagga and Masai community, Swimming & Relaxing at Lake Chala and Wildlife safari. (Ngorongoro crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National parks). More details can be provided on request.
Extra info about the projectWe are non-profit organization with no funding from either International voluntary Projects, The State or from the local authorities. In this regard volunteers are requested to contribute a participation fee of €250 (EURO) to be paid in Cash on arrival. This fee does cover the cost of airport pickups on arrival, orientation on arrival, food and accommodation during the project, project materials and other resources when needed and general running cost of the program. However participation fee does not cover the cost of medical/health services, all types of insurances, relevant Visas or permits, airport drop off etc.