Blue Tanzanite volunteer’s charity limited Mirerani Simanjiro Manyara Tanzania welcomes senior citizens, young professionals, students from professional’s disciplines to volunteer their skills, time and energy to take back a sense of satisfaction.
Volunteers shall have the liberty of being stationed at a place convenient to them and continue contributing their time based on mutually agreed action plan specific modalities of functioning could be decided during orientation program. We sincerely expect our volunteers to emerge as Ambassadors of Blue Tanzanite volunteer’s charity limited.
At BLTVCL we offer very affordable program fees with high – quality services and a lever of transparency to all our volunteers and item the program fee covers the cost of decent home stay accommodation, meals ,airport pick -up orientation and country program support during your entire volunteer stay our program fees are determined according to the length of the stay.
|1 WEEK||270 USD|
|2 WEEK||370 USD|
|3 WEEK||470 USD|
|4 WEEK||565 USD|
|5 WEEK||660 USD|
|6 WEEK||755 USD|
|8 WEEK||945 USD|
|10 WEEK||1135 USD|
|12 WEEK||1325 USD|
|16 WEEK||1705 USD|
Volunteers will met by our program coordinator at Kilimanjaro airport (KIA) upon arrival after which you will be transferred to you roast family at Mirerani after being picked up from airport
A half orientation will be provided by our local coordinator after orientation is over you will be introduced to your project. Volunteers are required to pay a deposited is included as part of the program fee it is not an addition change full payment of program fees is due 30days before the volunteers project.
Tanzanian 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 foods in Tanzania include rice, ugali (maize porridge), chapatti and coconut milk. Volunteers are served three meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Breakfasts generally consist of chai (tea), toast, fruit and mandazi (deep fried dough).
A typical lunch can include meat and vegetables with rice and fruits, while dinner usually sees traditional food, such as ugali and chapati company the meat and vegetables. Meals are served at the accommodation, however a packed lunch can be provided upon request if your placement is due to finish after lunch time. Bolted water is readily available in Tanzania and volunteers should budget approximately US$ 5 per week for this (2 litres per day).
If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know so we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but as a volunteer, there is a need to be flexible.
Volunteers in Tanzania are either accommodated in a volunteer house or a homestay with a host family. Volunteers can except to share a room with one to five other volunteers of the same gender and volunteer houses can accommodate up to 30 volunteers at one time. Volunteers in homestays can except to be living with at least four other volunteers. Living is basic but the volunteer house and homestays have running water and electricity, however it is important to note that there are often power outage which affects availability of hot water and power. Bedding is provided, however you will need to bring your own towel and toiletries. It is also recommended to bring a sleeping 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 is also available on a daily basis during the week and via phone over the weekend.