Early Childhood Development

Art in Tanzania has partnered with UNICEF, Save the Children, and other NGOs in development of The Children’s Agenda Initiative in Tanzania. The program focus is on Early Childhood and Children’s Rights issues in Tanzania.
The primary focus is on children's rights for education, medication, sanitation and other necessities. We also work closely with children's families to facilitate their needs. We actively use our strong social media to give visibility Children’s needs in the communities. The program has ten key investment points: to Invest to Save the Lives of Children and Women, Invest in Good Nutrition, Invest in Better Hygiene and Sanitation in Schools and Health Facilities, Invest in Early Childhood Development, Invest in Quality Education for all Children, Invest to Make Schools Safe, Invest to Protect Infants and Adolescent Girls from HIV, Invest to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy, Invest to Protect Children from Violence, Abuse, and Exploitation and Invest in Children with Disabilities.

Placement Description

Daily Tasks

A common day is morning hours of practical fieldwork in nursery schools and orphanages and communities.
Afternoon time is tailored for program planning, reporting, and producing social media advocative content. Your placement is tutored y an academic-level team leader.

Networking

Art in Tanzania co-operates with the other NGOs for the program tasks. We are involved in several NGO consortiums to fight for children's rights and to develop nursery schools and orphanages. We have also been part of the EU Commission-funded Volunteer and Internship Development program EVOLVET.

Accommodation

Art in Tanzania volunteer eco-compound can accommodate up to 50 participants. We have single, double, and dormitory rooms. Each room is self-contained. We have office facilities and a garden canteen bar serving you at the idyllic African village surrounding.

Charity VISA

Interns: When staying less than 3 months (13weeks) you are to apply for a volunteer student visa (C2) and the fee is USD 50.   Volunteers: You apply for an Ordinary VISA (C1) when not exceeding 3 months (13 weeks) and the fee is USD 50.

COVID - 19 and Malaria

Tanzania's COVID-19 situation is good. We have had participants in the programs since May 2020 without problems. COVID-19 tests are available, also at the airport for traveling.
We recommend to take malaria prevention although the tests and medical care are easily available and at a low cost.

Safety

Tanzania is a peaceful country to visit and in our village, Madale, you can safely roam around day and night. We have been operating around since 1996 so our activities are well-known and appreciated y the local communities. We also have third-party security facilitation at the compound.

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