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Childcare

Due to the high rate of HIV/ AIDS other illness prevalent in sub – Saharan Africa countries, there are large of numbers of children left orphaned in T

Teaching

Education is the most BLUE TANZANITE VOLUNTEER CHARITY LIMITED main value: We are extremely passionate about work we do with school in Mirerani and ar

Arts and music

Are you interested in teaching Music or volunteering in the arts to share your creative passions and inspire young leaners to develop their artistic a

Community development

Community development is a fantastic opportunity to live in the heart of the Tanzanian village and be part of the life changing development work. The

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  • Accomodation

    Volunteers in Tanzania are either accommodated in a volunteer house or a homestay with a host family. Volunteers can expect to share a room with one to five other volunteers of the same gender and volunteer houses can accomodate up to 30 volunteers at onetime. Volunterrs in homestays can expect to be living with atleast four other volunteers. Living is basic but the volunteer house and homestay have running water and electricity however, it is important to note that there are often power outages which affect availability of water and power. Bedding is provided, however you will need to bring your own towel and toiletries. It is also recommended to bring a sleep bag for weekends away. In the volunteer house, there is a cook who prepares meals for the volunteers and there is a security guard. The local team are laso available on a daily basis during the week and via phone over the weekend.
  • Meals

    Tanzania cuisine varies across the country, owing to the difference in produce inland and along the coast. The immigration of khoja indians has resulted in local dishes influenced by indian cuisine. Staple food in Tanzania iclude rice, ugali (Maize porridge), chappati and coconut milk. Volunteers are serverd three meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Breakfast generally consist of chai (tea), toast, fruit and mandazzi (deep fried doigh). Typicaly lunch can include meat and vegetables with rice and fruit, while dinner usually sees traditional food, such as ugali and chapatti accompany the meat and vegetables. Meals are serverd at the accomodation, however a packed luch can be provided upon request if your placement is due to finish after luch time. Bottled water is readily availale in Tanzania and volunteers should budget approximattely $5 per week for this (2 liters per day)