Art In Tanzania

Women and Children Right's Supporter

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania show on map
Non-profit
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founded in 2001
Art In Tanzania
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Coordinator | kari
Coordinator | kari
Human Rights program include working with Tanzanian human rights professionals focusing on Children, Women and Disabled rights. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

Highlights

  • Encounter the exotic African culture
  • Learn to work in a Developing country
  • Get good friends in an African village
  • Enjoy the Indian Ocean
  • Join the amazing safaris programs

Art in Tanzania maintains compliance with The Children’s Agenda Tanzania program that includes Children and Women Rights focus. We also have Art in Tanzania Rights team including our team members, private Tanzanian people as lawyers and other rights oriented citizens and participating interns and volunteers.

The practical work is advocacy, seminars, teaching, and visibility. Rights issues are always sensitive matters and teamwork and networking are important. The Children’s Agenda program coalition includes UNICEF, Save the Children and others and it is chaired by the Ministry of Community Work Gender and Children.

We are looking to hire multi-professional students and interns to support our work. We tailor posts according to the participant's focus and interests and skills.

Interns work in teams of international students and volunteer professionals. We encourage innovation in the program approach. Work hours are 6-8 hours per day, Monday thru Friday. The Children's Agenda is an ongoing program, and we can adjust start dates.

Fieldwork takes place in the schools' and community groups. Program is guided by academic graduate team leaders.

Typical day

Common working hours are from AM 9 to PM 1630 but we may have seminars and meetings evening times and weekends as well. The nature of work is to follow the time the target groups are free.


The participant will develop human rights materials, study the present legislation and changes in the legislation. There are rights issues as LGTB rights that are sensitive in Africa and needs to be adjourned accordingly. 

Much of the work is to advocate how to implement the present human right laws. The public in common do not necessarily know their rights and we advocate the vulnerable group as women, children, and disabled people. You will use existing tool kits for seminars but you also develop them and create new ones.

Much time will be used for visibility as for example Facebook is a great tool to reach Tanzanian people. Art in Tanzania Facebook page has 19k likes and we can deliver information to tens of thousands of Tanzanian people.

Details on Arrival

Ongoing program choose your dates freely.

Free-time activities

During your free time, you can enjoy low-cost safaris to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and other National parks. You can join our groups climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and move on to relax at Zanzibar beaches. We have also a variety of one-day programs for short breaks as diving and snookering at the reefs, swimming with dolphins, rainforest trekking at Kilimanjaro, live African music, a variety of sports programs, craft making as batik making courses and so on. You will enjoy your stay in Tanzania.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Diving/
Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports

Program 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
International Development Work, Human Rights at University or professional touch level
Required Documents
CV and Resume
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Patient
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:30

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Art In Tanzania (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by Art In Tanzania

The fee includes accommodation, breakfast, and dinner, program guidance with orientation and 24 hours of staff presence and academic graduate team leaders for all programs.

The actual program is free of cost. You may have local small transfer costs. 

Cost does not include international flights, local transfers, tourist VISA, and personal purchases.

Accommodation

Our eco-compound in Madale village in Dar es Salaam area has dorms, single, double and family rooms. As an eco-compound we use our own design composting dry toilets, we collect shower water and urine and use it as "grey water" for our large garden irrigation. Construction materials include bamboo, recycled bottles and similar. This compound is located in Madale village, so it is as a countryside place but a short distance from the city as well.

We charge accommodation with breakfast and dinner only. 

Dorm Room Guest Family Bedroom (Single) Bungalow Bedroom (Double) Camping
Food & Beverages

We serve breakfast and dinner as accommodation inclusive. Lunches are available at a nominal cost, but you need to book one every morning as many people are not at the compound we cook and charge only those who are present and wish to have lunch.

All drinks are personal cost. Drinking water is available everywhere at low cost. We also run a compound bar, so you have easy access for drinks and snacks. 

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar Es Salaam. 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.
Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 700
5 weeks
$ 875
6 weeks
$ 1,050
7 weeks
$ 1,225
9 weeks
$ 1,575
13 weeks (max. stay)
$ 2,225
Average fees
$ 173 /week

You can volunteer at the project site in Dar es Salaam/Tanzania between 4 weeks and 13 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Art In Tanzania will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Tanzania.
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 Art In Tanzania during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or cash at arrival at the project site.
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