Dar es Salaam Volunteering
Art in Tanzania is based in Madale Village, in an idyllic coastal village location 20km north of Tanzania’s largest city Dar es Salaam. Volunteers and interns are accommodated in our eco-campus 20 minutes away from the Indian Ocean and easy access to the attractions in Dar es Salaam and the Bagamoyo area. The campus dorm rooms host 4-14 people, and these rooms have a bathroom and all of the rooms also have balcony or a terrace. We also have single and double rooms for families or for visitors ooking for more privacy during their stay.
The compund is based on eco friendly solutions. We use dry toilets, water saving wash rooms, reuse shower grey water for large garden at the compound, solar lights, composting and eco construction as bamboo, recycled materials etc. The compound has work shop rooms including vocatoinal training rooms for to train women groups, IT teaching facility and we develop other community center services.
After volunteering day you can relax at our cousy garden bar and change your views with the other volunteers.
Some of the Dar es Salaam placements are at walking distance. Our Dar es Salaam volunteering and internship program is well developed and you can participate in many sectors as in teaching, orphanage, social work, medical, HIV AIDS, sports, music, arts, construction, furniture making, tourism, social media, marketing, hostelry, fund raising, E-Commerce & Fair Trade, IT sector and other programs.
Our Children's Agenda program supported by UNICEF is very active in Dar es Salaam and if you wish to do more intensive NGO networking, Dar es Salaam is the place.
We have various specialised placements available as well as music production, music & dance, journalism, photographing, graphic designing, film making and so on.
Dar es Salaam is starting point for our Selous, Ruaha and Mikumi safaris.You can also visit Zanzibar for weekends as well as visit some great beach resorts around. Dar es Salaam is one of those never sleeping towns and you find live music and nightlife every evening.
Volunteering in Dar es Salaam costs US$240 per week and the participation fee is usd 280 when you stay less than 3 months. For adventure program participants this covers the village and local government fees.
Accommodation with 24 hour security, breakfast and dinner, local orientation, project guidance and support.
What's not included?
Flights - including internal flights, airport transfer at departure, travel insurance, Tanzanian entry visas, vaccinations, personal purchases, airport pick-up and drop-off and project transfers in case needed.