Conserve the Environment & Educate the Community

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founded in 2014
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Coordinator | James
Coordinator | James
Engage with different communities to manage natural resources, conserve environment, improve health status of people and raise literacy rate towards poverty alleviation. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Groups
50+

Work together with the organization's project officer to develop and implement programs, lectures and seminars geared at raising awareness on environmental conservation issues and natural resource management. These sessions and activities would take place in Arusha Region in Tanzania mainland including visits to village communities and schools.

Each presentation is targeted at the conservation issues at that particular location. Presentations at different sites are both in theory and practice (whenever possible).

For example, schools may require school ground clean-ups, tree planting tasks in the school yards, constructing tippy taps, local rocket stoves etc. These projects may include a small reward for the student or group of students that accomplish the most in their conservation tasks.

Take session about food waste control from our professional food security officer  before delivering knowledge to the community  and learn about painting, this will be Learning environmental friendly paintings with environmental friendly equipment in the natural them living garden in the center of the City.

Work with different communities and partner organizations in Arusha, like preparing meetings with the village, village government about natural resource management (Planting trees, constructing tippy-taps, local rocket stoves) health (How to stay health and avoid diseases) and food security (Proper food storage-prevent waste of food and their advantages) before hosting local ceremony after completion of their project with the assistant of the project director

WORK & IMPACT

Induction Days and Prepare Presentations

Once the volunteers arrives, they will meet the organization official and have an induction seminar about the organization and will be briefed  about the project. Then second works with the project coordinator of the organization is to have the plan of everything that to be done during the whole stay, determine which communities most need environmental conservation assistance. Then the volunteer works on preparing presentations according to the needs of the targeted communities, raising awareness and other natural resource management activities.

School, village and community education and Presentations

Volunteers will work with the coordinator of the organization to develop and implement environmental education presentations and projects for schools, villages and communities requiring conservation knowledge. The organization's staff will first consult personnel in these schools, villages and communities to determine if they are agreeable to such arrangements and if so what school grades and number of people would be involved so that the presentations could be directed at the right grade and age level.

 Community Presentations

Volunteers may be asked to visit rural villages, (with staff members of the organization) especially the villages near park reserves and catchment areas and discuss environmental awareness issues and conduct some natural resource management activities lie Planting trees, constructing rocket stoves and tippy-taps that are pertinent to that location with the people and perhaps some possible approaches to solutions in the problem areas.

 

GOALS

We want to reach a goal of educating more than 15 schools with more than 300 kids, four villages with more than 600 villagers, plant more than 500 trees within five weeks. but the major aim is to enable the communities especially which are living under 1 dollar per day to understand the value of their environment and use it to raise their income without destructing it  at the same time to understand the importance of having good health towards attaining their sustainable development goals


 

Typical day


09 : 00 Am - 01 : 30 Pm ( Planning and  Project site works- schools, villages  and conservation areas)
01 : 30 Pm - 02 : 00 Pm ( Lunch Time)  
02 : 00 Pm - 5 : 00 Pm ( Group discussion, Learning African cooking and Natural resource painting skills )
05 : 30Pm  - 06 : 00 Pm ( Evening brief about the whole day and dinner)

06 : 30 Pm - ( Longs on to protect uncovered parts of the body form mosquito bites) 



Free-time activities

Volunteer will have chance to have do the following after their daily working activities during evening starting from 4 Pm

  • Physical exercise (Playing football, basketball, pool table and gym)  which are important for both physical and mental health
  • Networking and attending Tanzanian local music live concert
  • do their  Hobbies. 
  • Spend Time With Friends and Family.
During weekends Volunteers will get time to visit one orphanage center each week to spend  two hours with the kids encouraging and playing with them then they can  go in either of the following Arusha national park, Masai market,  Arusha hot springs, Meserani game reserve, Arusha fun retreat, Hiking oldonyo sambu mountain and  swimming all these located  in Arusha region.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Diving/
Snorkling
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Riding
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Any field at High school level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 09:00 - 14:30

What's Included

Services by FEid - Tanzania
  • Accommodation throughout your entire stay at our volunteer home
  • 2 delicious meals (Breakfast and dinner)  cooked by chefs from the local community
  • Experienced international and local staff members who live and work alongside you every day
  • A full induction, orientation and training session to ensure you can contribute sustainably
  • All necessary project equipment and resources you’ll need on the ground
  • WI-Fi
  • Airport pickup

Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro International Airport

depends on the date of the flight

Accommodation

Accommodation will be intern house, where interns will have the wide rooms, wide windows with plenty of light, each room will accommodate  two to three volunteer each with his or her own bed, Modern flashing toilet with bathroom, wide sitting room to accommodate six People with Television,  the kitchen inside (Volunteers will not be allowed to cook), fenced house with main gate and security guard.

Electricity will be available with clean water 24/7 , that can facilitate flashing, washing cloth and taking shower at anytime.

Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Youth Hostel
Food & Beverages

in Accommodation house ,

Breakfast will be provided and dinner

Drinking water will be provided

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assist you to find cheap flights to Tanzania.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Tanzania provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Tanzania you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Tanzania.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Arrival will be at Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Available time depends on the flights schedule
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 6 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 481
5 weeks
$ 496
6 weeks (max. stay)
$ 510
Average fees
$ 103 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. FEid - Tanzania will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with FEid - Tanzania during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Conserve the Environment & Educate the Community

Engage with different communities to manage natural resources, conserve environment, improve health status of people and raise literacy rate towards poverty alleviation.

$103/week

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