- Who can be a volunteer?Anyone who is at least 18 years old, and has an open-minded and tolerant personality.
- Do I have to be a teacher to volunteer?No. We have excellent teachers educating the children. The job of the volunteers is to improve their abilities. Practice English with them, organize creative and sports events.
- How much free time will I have?We expect you to help us in the afternoon on each weekday. You do whatever you want in the mornings, nights and on the weekends.
- Will I get paid for my work?No, your work will be compensated by room & board, a lot of love and great experiences.
- Do I have to pay to be able to volunteer?Yes, it costs 500 USD for a month. This covers airport transfer and your accomodations.
- Can I stay for a shorter period of time?For the sake of the children, no. We need time to establish a personal relationship with our volunteers.
- Can I stay longer?You can stay as long as you want to.
- Is Tanzania a safe country?Yes, it is. You need the keep the same precautions in mind as in your home country. For more information, see the website of your State Department or e-mail us.
- Are there animals in the vicinity the school that are dangerous or carry diseases?No. Neither snakes nor wild animals live in the local environment. We provide mosquito nets, and ask about vaccination in your home country.
- What sort of meals can we eat?African and Indian cuisine dominates the selection, but you can also cook your favourite meal. Fruits, vegetables, fish and chicken make the menu really diverse. If you do not eat meat, please let us know; we can still provide courses of great variety.
- What you can do there in your free time?The surroundings of our settlement are beautiful; you are free to wander around. You can get to a wonderful market in half an hour; the capital city, Dar es Salaam is an hour away. In the weekend, it’s worth to make a trip to Zanzibar, one of the most beautiful tropical islands of the world.
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