Build a nursery school in a local Maasai community

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opgericht in 2015
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High­lights

Help to build a nursery school in a Maasai community.
Volunteer to create the perfect kindergarten concept so that children experience the most child-friendly childhood.
Express your creativity in informing donors about the progress of the project and finding new supporters by doing fundraising.
Discover the culture of the Maasai people in the area while working together with them to build and developed the nursery school.
Explore Arusha area through near by safaris, climbing Kilimanjaro Africa's highest mountain.
We want to build a nursery school where children can learn in a child-friendly environment and be prepared for primary school. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Families
Groepen
50+
In Tanzania the school system is different to the one you have in the Western World. As soon as children attend a nursery school starting at the age of three they are treated like little adults. They have to sit in classrooms for hours and have to follow and repeat the instructions of the teachers. We want to create a nursery school where children have the opportunity to learn in a child-friendly environment, we want the children to enjoy their early childhood to the utmost and still be prepared with all the necessary knowledge for primary school. 

Our project is still at the very beginning. We have a piece of land and building plans. Construction will start in July 2020. Our volunteers will help the professional builders with the construction work: you will have to carry sand buckets, as well as bricks. Depending when you come we might be working on the foundation, the walls, on the roof or already at the preparation for the interior. We want to built three class rooms, one kitchen, a storage, sanitary facilities, one office and once all this is finished we will start with our vegetable garden. We are looking forward to welcoming you helping on the construction side and taking the chance to learn about the way of constructing in Tanzania.

Next to the physical workers we need volunteers who have experience with various pedagogical concepts and early childhood education which we can apply to our nursery school. Help us to look into the different feasible concepts, to check the costings, to inform our donors about the process of the project as well as to find new donors and godparents for the children of our project.


Dagelijkse activiteiten

On working days you either take a motorbike for about 40 minutes and arrive at the project site at around 9am and finish around 3pm including a lunch break. You should bring your own food for lunch or you can buy it in the shops nearby.
Once you are on the building site the professional builders will show you what needs to be done. You may come with your own working clothes and gloves, or we can help you buying them on your first day.
If you support us working on the concept or raising funds please bring your own computer. You will work closely with Tini the founder of Viva Tanzania and the Hisia Nzuri Nursery school and discuss every step with him. The final goal is to implement the best concept at the school and make is self sustainable.

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

We offer 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 parks 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 our volunteers!
Zwemmen
Concert/
Muziek
Bezienswaardigheden
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Klimmen
Safari/
Zoo
Wandelen
Museum/
Opera
Sport
Paardrijden
Yoga/
Meditatie

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Vereiste documenten
CV and photo of the volunteer
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
Physically strong on the construction site and pedagogical knowledge about nursery school and different concepts.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 09:00 - 15:00

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Viva Tanzania
All pre-arrival support, two airport transfers, orientation tour in Arusha, being taken to the project on the first day, donation to the nursery school in form of our Viva Tanzania volunteer's fund, 24/7 in-country support, accommodation in a dorm, daily breakfast and dinner.
Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Kilimanjaro International Airport
In your program fee the pick up and drop off from/to the airport/bus station are included. One of our friendly staff members, will be at the airport/bus stand with our "Viva Tanzania"-Pick-up-sign, just in time when you plane or bus arrives. And after your volunteer experience - when it's time to say good bye - we will take you to the airport/bus stand for the farewell.
Accomodatie
The volunteer house has dorms; each contains comfortable beds & shelves to store belongings, the maximum is four people in one room. We try to keep the rooms separated by gender but can not guarantee this. As storage space is limited in the rooms please consider packing light, too. Accommodation in a single room is possible (extra charge).
The hostel is located 25 walking minutes from the city centre. Although the house is close to the busy town and is surrounded by a green environment. In the garden we have different fruits, like bananas and avocado. Our hostel dogs Takwa and Nala are part of the family and stay in the compound as well. The house is equipped with hot water showers and the possibility to use the kitchen through out the day.

Moreover we offer you the possibility to stay with a host family during your volunteering with us. The charges remain the same, but you will get the unique experience of sharing your daily live with and in a Tanzanian family. They will provide you with everything that's necessary. All family members speak English fluently and are very welcoming. As their new family member you will have your own lockable room, featured with a bed and access to the living room, kitchen, bathroom and the beautiful compound. If staying with a guest family, we will of course still provide our 24/7 in-country support by our staff members. For further information please let us know that you are interested in staying in a guest family within your application on Volunteer World.

Slaapzaal Gastfamilie Slaapkamer (Enkel) Slaapkamer (Dubbel)
Eten & Drank
Breakfast will contain tea and coffee, bread, margarine, honey, jam, peanut butter, as well as fruits and vegetable. Dinner will be international as we cook Tanzanian as well as Western Food. Don‘t worry if you are vegetarian (like Tizia), vegan or have any allergy, we can cope with everything - just let us know. The hostel is also equipped with a fridge and shelves to store your own groceries.
Internet toegang
Beperkte toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Tanzania.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Tanzania biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Tanzania dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Tanzania.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

You can start working at this project any day of the week that suits you.
On your first day we will do a town tour showing you Arusha, how to use the buses, where to find ATMs, exchange money and much more.
The next day one of our staff members will take you to your project showing you the way and making sure you are always safe.

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
2 - 50 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
2 weken (min. verblijf)
$504
3 weken
$636
4 weken
$768
5 weken
$900
9 weken
$1.428
17 weken
$2.484
50 weken (max. verblijf)
$6.840
Gemiddelde kosten
$194 /week

De organisatie rekent haar tarieven in EUR. De prijstabel in USD is onderhevig aan valutaschommelingen. Viva Tanzania zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Viva Tanzania gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

Bijkomende zekerheid geboden door Volunteer World
Volunteer World is 's werelds leidende vergelijkingsplatform voor internationale vrijwilligerswerk projecten. Wij begeleiden jou door een betrouwbare aanmeldingsprocedure - inclusief de nodige betalingen. Plan jouw zinvolle reis met Volunteer World en krijg gratis toegang tot:
Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Viva Tanzania jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Viva Tanzania

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Build a nursery school in a local Maasai community

We want to build a nursery school where children can learn in a child-friendly environment and be prepared for primary school.

$162/week

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