Caring for Disabled Children in Need

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Coördinator | Tizia
Coördinator | Tizia
Support a local NGO that cares for children with different disabilities in and around Arusha. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Families
Groepen
50+
The project:

Destiny Foundation is a private NGO founded in 2017 by Bryson Lyatuu who has twelve years of prior experience as a special needs teacher before he created the foundation. It provides essential care for children born with mental and physical disabilities. In Tanzania children with disabilities are often not approached with the care and education that they need and deserve. Some never get a chance to socialize or meet with other children their own age. Destiny Foundation not only facilitates room and board for ten local children, seven days a week, but it goes out to work in the community of Arusha. They are therefore able to help up to 80 children with an outreach program that ensures disabled children get the care and love that they need. The services provided are:

  • Physiotherapy

  • Speech therapy

  • Visual stimulation

  • Community awareness building

  • Survival activities and life skills

Every child is at a different level and age, so care levels must be tailored to every child very specifically. There is a team of qualified therapists, nurses, and teachers working alongside the staff/volunteers to make sure that the correct care and procedures are being followed.


Your work:

You will assist the staff in providing love and care to the children that reside in the center. Everything from physical therapy under the supervision of a nurse or therapist, to soft play, reading, and writing. Whichever roles you feel comfortable with are the ones that you can decide upon. Lunch is prepared on site, and you might be needed to help prepare in the kitchen as well. There are outreach programs that may require you to go off-site and provide care for children in the community who simply cannot make it to the center. You will always be accompanied and transported with a member of the team when going off-site. Volunteers at Destiny Foundation do not need any prior qualifications, just a good heart and head for teaching and caring at all levels. Your working day starts at 9am and finishes at 4pm Monday to Friday, however the center is open seven days a week, so weekend work is available at your discretion. Patience and a loving nature is a key attribute to have for destiny foundation as you will be welcomed into a warm and peaceful space dedicated to improving the lives of disabled children in Tanzania.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

A typical days start at 9am in the morning. You will arrive at the center and discuss with your days work with your co-workers.
Depending on what's up for the day you will help out in the center, working and playing with the children, help with therapy, cooking, taking care of the chickens or where ever your help is needed. If it's outreach day, you will drive around Arusha visiting families who can't make their way to the center. At their home you will do exercises and therapy with the children and discuss with their parents about the daily challenges they face.

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 blimps of the Mount 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!

Swimming
Concert/
Muziek
Sightseeing
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Riding
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 en Picture of the volunteer
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
Experience in child care is needed.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 10:00 - 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 center in form of our Viva Tanzania volunteer's fund, 24/7 in-country support, accommodation in a dorm, daily breakfast and dinner, lunch is usually provided in the project.

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.

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
4 - 50 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in EUR (USD)
4 weken (min. verblijf)
€640 ($710)
7 weken
€970 ($1.077)
11 weken
€1.410 ($1.565)
19 weken
€2.290 ($2.542)
50 weken (max. verblijf)
€5.700 ($6.327)
Gemiddelde kosten
€137 ($152) /week

Gelieve ermee rekening te houden dat de bovenstaande programmakosten een raming zijn en beinvloed kunnen worden door mogelijke veranderingen in de wisselkoers. 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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Caring for Disabled Children in Need

Support a local NGO that cares for children with different disabilities in and around Arusha.

$137/week

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