Marketing and Management in Africa

Art in Tanzania is a self-sustainable non-profit charity NGO. Participants assist the NGO to created funds from safari tour operations, movie production as well as from sales of sustainable environmental products. The daily management of the NGO operations is also part of the daily duties. Our community-based programs are designed to empower local communities and individual people. Our interns experience being immersed in the daily life in Tanzania while also having the opportunity to witness the growth of one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa.
Our business and marketing programs are focused on training entrepreneurship skills in the community. Our new sales products include products working on composting dry toilets, and water purification systems.
Our management tasks include NGO management assistance and development, staff training, and advocating working towards sustainability. Presently we are developing online and mobile platforms to reach children in rural Tanzania.

Placement Description

Daily Tasks

We tailor the participant's tasks according to the studies and previous experience. A common day is office work for digital marketing, the development fund application process, and similar tasks. You can assist to assist the NGO staff's daily operations and train the community members as Women groups in small entrepreneurship skills.- 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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