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Women Business Skills Trainer

YAAPHA works with small women groups on micro entrepreneur projects. We rely on volunteers to come and help them on their projects since we lack funds to employ staff.

YAAPHA seeks loans from different organizations both governmental and non-governmental to implement micro businesses thus creating employment for the women groups we work with.

YAAPHA welcomes women business skills trainers to come and help them on their micro entrepreneur projects. We lack funds to employ staff, in this area and tend to rely on volunteer support.

As a women business skills trainer you will be working to train the local women on how to manage their businesses. You will teach them

  • business skills and strategies
  • basic accounting techniques
  • and help them create and develop businesses that are applicable to the environment in which they live.

The women business skills trainer may also be asked to help with administration work. A volunteer with business knowledge would be very useful at this placement. This could be someone currently in business school or a graduate.

The Volunteer’s Tasks Are:

Business Management Training

A women business skills trainer may be required to provide training to women groups. Most of the women group members don't have skills on how to manage businesses. The volunteer, together with the local staff, will engage on training the groups the basic ways of managing their businesses.

Assist on Creating Businesses

Since most of the women group members don't have the skills to develop their own business, a women business skills trainer may be required to help the women groups on developing and creating their own micro businesses.

Basic Accounting

A women business skills trainer may be required to provide training on basic accounting, as many of the women don't have accounting knowledge. The volunteer would be expected to give them basic training on accounting skills so that they could manage to run their micro businesses.

Business Assessment

A women business skills trainer may be required to work on assessing the running businesses; to ensure that each member of the group is running the business well. If there are challenges the volunteer would be expected to outline them and provide solutions to the troubled areas.


Suitable for

Wheel Chairs

Typical day

Details on Arrival

The program is available throughout the year. So you're welcome to apply at any time.

Arrival would at Kilimanjaro International Airport, available time will  depend on your flight.

NB: What you suppose to do is to inform us the time of your arrival in order to be there for pick up.

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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Business studies, book keeping at any level of education level
Required Documents
Cover letter, CV, Certificates and proof of education
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
- Accounting skills
- Administration
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:30 - 12:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at YAAPHA are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

During weekends our volunteers join with our community members for the social works like

  • painting classrooms 
  • helping elders homes
  • going to the Safari to our near national park
  • attending music concerts
  • swimming 

and many more activities.


Included Services

What's included?
  •  local accommodation for the duration of the program 
  • three meals a day at our home stays
  • an intensive Swahili course 

  • NB: Airport pick up has to be paid by the volunteer.

Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro

Pick up point is at  Kilimanjaro International Airport. The pick up person is our Project Coordinator  /  Volunteer and Youth Coordinator.

Driving time is 45 minutes to the house.


All of our accommodation are located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space.

Guest Family Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in your program fee.

Food at the house is a mixture of western and African meals, so you can expect dishes like 

  • rice and beans 
  • chicken curry 
  • vegetable/beef burgers with chips 
  • sausages and mash 
  • lentils and chapatti

 and a variety of other dishes.

Breakfast tends to be based around bread, condiments, tea, coffee and either fruit, eggs or pancakes.

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.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Costs (Prices in USD)
1 week (min. stay)
4 weeks
6 weeks
8 weeks
12 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees

You can volunteer at the project site in Moshi/Tanzania between 1 week and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. YAAPHA 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 YAAPHA during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Tanzania. Please check the visa regulations for Tanzania.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Tanzania and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Tanzania.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Tanzania.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro (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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Tanzania you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Tanzania.
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Moshi, Moshi, Tanzania

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