Sustainable Tourism Development for Africa

Art in Tanzania is running sustainable safari and tour operations in Tanzania as part of NGO fundraising to run the community work. Interns help to develop the sustainability of the safaris and tours. You develop the digital marketing efforts and give visibility to the sustainable status of tours and safaris.
Commonly safaris are performed by tour agents located in Western countries. They sell the safaris but only part of the money then actually comes to Tanzania to support the local economy. Typically, villages around famous National Parks are the poorest of the poor. Art in Tanzania’s tour income stays to Tanzania in full and the profits are used for supporting the Tanzanian economy and the activities in community development programs. Art in Tanzania tour operations takes clients to the national parks and game reserves such as Serengeti, N’gorongoro, Lake Manyara, Selous, Mikumi, and Ruaha. We also take tourists to Mt Kilimanjaro as well as to the Zanzibar Islands. We develop several one day trips as bird watching, sports, music, Zanzibar activities, Coral Islands trips and so on. Participants assist in guiding tasks, developing daily programs, customer service, and marketing. Our marketing is mainly social media-based, but we also develop networking to get more visibility to reach our target groups around the world.

Placement Description

Daily Tasks

A common day is combination of digital marketing, trip development tasks and to training of the team guides to highlight the sustainability aspects. Afternoon time is commonly program planning, reporting, and producing social media advocative content. Your placement is tutored by the 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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