YAAPHA

Women Business Skills Trainer

Moshi, Tanzania show on map

Non-profit | YAAPHA

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. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

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.

 

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.

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.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
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)
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

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
YAAPHA (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 YAAPHA

Accommodation is located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space. Our accommodation are home stay and Apartment.

Housing, Food, Registration Fees, Airport Transportation, Local Transportation, Pre-departure Orientation, Laundry 3 times per week, 24/7 support and project coordination, Volunteer T-shirt, Program Contribution, Local Sim Card

Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro International Airport

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.

Accommodation

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

- Also we can send our Volunteers to home stays after good discussion and reach into agreement.

- Our Volunteer House is 10 minutes away from the City Center , Public Transport available 500 miters from the House.

- We have hot shower and permanent water supply , Electricity and Security 24/7

Guest Family Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

- You will be provided with breakfast ,Lunch and  dinner  at the volunteer house, and you will need to purchase your own  extra food if needed. Breakfast usually consists of toast, eggs, noodles, tea, or coffee, Lunch includes Local or western foods and dinner often includes chicken curry, pasta, noodles, or jacket potatoes.

- We provide Bottled drinking water for the whole duration for our Volunteers

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro International Airport (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.
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)
1 week (min. stay)
$400.00
2 weeks
$800.00
3 weeks
$1,200.00
4 weeks
$1,600.00
5 weeks
$2,000.00
6 weeks
$2,400.00
7 weeks
$2,800.00
8 weeks
$3,200.00
9 weeks
$3,600.00
10 weeks
$4,000.00
11 weeks
$4,400.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$4,800.00
Average fees
$400.00/week

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.
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 YAAPHA during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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