Community Empowerment Supporter

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fondée en 2009
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Coordinateur | Justin
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Clou

Experience Social Entrepreneurship in a local community
Gain knowledge by sharing a multicultural experience
Bring the best of yourself to improve our work!
Expand your views by working with different people
Get to live the Tanzanian life during your stay! Hakuna Matata :)
You will be working at Afrikan Wear Design, a small local association that is creating jobs for the community in Arusha through the production of cotton wear, jewelry... This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
Familles
Groupes
50+
Fauteuil roulant

Us

This empowerment project was founded in 2009 with the desire to combine Tanzanian Fashion with a good cause.

Unemployment is a big issue in Tanzania, so through this project,  we create jobs and improve the living standards for the community members. The jobs created can be in production, design, sales, etc. By working at Afrikan Wear Design the community members have the possibility to provide for their families' needs e.g. the father/mother being able to send his/her son or daughter to university, so improving their living situation for the generation to come.

Initially, the project was dedicated to women coming from difficult family situations, but then it developed into a project for all the community members. Today we manufacture shawls, carpets, blankets, necklaces, belts, bracelets, earrings, key chains, and other goods to secure a fair income for the women and men in the community.

The program

We have put together this volunteering program with one certain purpose: improving the lives of our community members through handicraft and entrepreneurship skills combined with abroad experience, knowledge, and fresh ideas brought by the volunteers. So thanks to this solidarity chain, the goal of various families to access decent living, studies, health, etc. can be achieved. 

You

We are looking for anyone willing to contribute to improving our way of operating the project. No special skills are required but the key areas that we seek help in are marketing content creators, business management, product development. This program is open to anyone who is interested, open, passionate, and dynamic.

Loads of creativity and motivation are needed here! You can choose your own field of activity within the ones mentioned above and much more. Sometimes Afrikan Wear Design gets big orders from abroad, so it can be your job to manage that everything is produced within the given time frame to meet the customers' needs. It can also happen that Afrikan Wear Design attends different fairs, presenting the products and gaining new customers, and it could be your job to plan such an exhibition.

You will be working together with the people involved in this project. Working hours will be discussed individually and depend on how much you want to engage.

Location

Our workshop, and also your workplace, is situated in Moshono, a very safe and green neighborhood of Arusha (Arusha Region, Tanzania). Located at 2.8km (1.7 miles) from the busy city center, it is easily reachable by public transportation or by taxi. 


Choosing this program will give you the chance for a unique and true experience living the Tanzanian life and getting the first-hand experience of having and operating a business in Africa.

N.B.  No special equipment is required.



Journée Typique

Like everywhere, there is no typical day and your work mainly depends on your interest and knowledge.

In the morning, upon arrival at the project, you will discuss your work for the day with your supervisor.

Sometimes, you might be told what to do but your project welcomes any idea or suggestion you have. Your job is mainly office work but you will definitely have enough time to learn to weave, making jewelry and other goods.

If you are interested as well, chat with your colleague and learn about the struggles people face in Tanzanian society.

Activités de Loisir

We can organize a wide range of activities at affordable volunteer rates like:


1. Hiking/Walking tours to waterfalls, through forests and around a lake
2. Swimming in paradise like Hot Springs with a glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro
3. Cultural tours to Maasai markets and the possibility to visit different ethnic groups
4. Coffee plantation tour to learn about the process from the bean to the finished product
5. Safaris to the national park of the Northern Circuit ( Arusha NP, Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire NP, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro Conservation Area)
6. Climbing Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro
7. FREE TOWN TOUR for all the volunteers!

Natation
Concert /
Musique
Tourisme
Plongée /
plongée en apnée
Shopping /
Souvenirs
Escalade
Safari /
Zoo
Randonnée
Musée /
Opéra
Des sports
Équitation

Conditions

Pour participer à ce programme tu dois avoir au moins 18 ans quand le programme commence. Il peut y avoir des exceptions si tu peux montrer la permission de ton tuteur légal ou si tu es accompagné(e) par l'un de tes parents.
Compétences Linguistiques
Tu dois parler anglais (niveau de base)
Vérification des Antécédents Criminels
nécessaire
Restrictions de Nationalité
Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.
Autres Compétences
Any skill is welcome!
Engagement de Temps
Nous avons besoin de ton aide le lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi et vendredi de 09:00 - 15:00

Services inclus

Services de Woven Connect
Volunteer fees will be spread among the following :
  • submission fees
  • accommodation
  • food (full board)
  • airport pick up and drop off
N.B. Volunteer world only allows 12 weeks for our project but in case a volunteer wants to volunteer for more than 12 weeks (3 Months) the doors are open but visa extension will cost $250 (for a 3 months visa) which will be covered by the volunteer. As for accommodation, you will have a 40% discount for the remainder of your stay. 

Transfert de l'aéroport Kilimanjaro International Airport
Someone will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign with your name :)
And you will also be dropped at the airport at the end of your time with us!
Logement
We offer accommodation in our volunteer house, Woven House.
The Woven House is a hostel located in Block D, Njiro Arusha, in a quiet well-secured neighborhood. The house is 7.5 km from  Clock Tower, Arusha's city center, 54 km from Kilimanjaro International Airport, and 22 km from Arusha Airport. Public transportation, as well as shops, are within walking distance less than 1km/0.5mile away. Supermarkets, ATMs, bars, and a cinema are between 2.5km to 4km from the house. On clear sky days, you can see Mt Meru - the second tallest mountain in Tanzania from the house and Mount Kilimanjaro a short distance from the house.
 
The space is really clean and cozy waiting for you!

Two Mamas are in the houses, you will feel at home!

Transportation can be arranged to reach Afrikan Wear (by taxi or by Dala Dala).
Dortoir Maison des invités Chambre simple Chambre double
Aliments & Boissons

 Breakfast and Dinner are provided at the house meanwhile lunch is provided at the project.

Accès à Internet
Bon accès sur le site du projet
NE SONT inclus dans le prix:
Visa, billets d'avion, assurance voyage ne sont PAS inclus dans les frais de programme.
Billets d'avion
L'aéroport le plus proche est Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) à Kilimanjaro. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Tanzanie.
Assurance Voyage
Partir à l'étranger est une aventure et c'est toujours mieux d'être bien préparé. Que ce soit une maladie soudaine, une blessure ou du vol - une assurance voyage pour Tanzanie te protège en cas de situation imprévue.
Vaccins
Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en Tanzanie, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour Tanzanie.

Dates et Prix

PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT

Informations sur l'arrivée

There is no specific starting day, you can come whenever you want! Karibu!

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.
Durée
2 - 12 sem

Frais de Programme

Frais: Prix en USD
2 sem (durée min.)
$359
3 sem
$524
4 sem
$689
5 sem
$839
6 sem
$989
7 sem
$1 119
8 sem
$1 249
9 sem
$1 359
10 sem
$1 459
11 sem
$1 554
12 sem (durée max.)
$1 644
Coût moyen
$158 /sem

Merci de noter que les prix ci-dessus sont des prix estimés et qu'ils sont soumis aux fluctuations des taux de change. Woven Connect t'informera du prix final au cours du processus de candidature.
Acompte (15%)
L'acompte sert à réserver ta place avec l'organisation. Les paiements sont effectués par Paypal, notre partenaire de confiance pour les solutions de paiements internationales. Si tu n'as pas Paypal, tu peux également utiliser ta carte de crédit.
Montant Restant (85%)
Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec Woven Connect durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.

Pourquoi partir avec Volunteer World

Couche supplémentaire de sécurité de Volunteer World
Volunteer World est la plateforme comparative principale pour des missions humanitaires internationales. Nous te guidons tout au long de ton processus de candidature - y compris tous les paiements nécessaires. Planifier ton prochain voyage humanitaire avec Volunteer World te permet d'accéder gratuitement à:
Assurance qualité
Normes éthiques élevées & impact social vérifiable
Option Flex
Modifie ta réservation sans frais supplémentaires
Garantie de remboursement
Si l'organisation annule ton séjour, nous te remboursons les frais
Support & Médiation
Nous te soutenons quelles que soient les circonstances
Notre service est gratuit
Les frais de programme sont perçus directement par Woven Connect.

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Community Empowerment Supporter

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$158/week

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