Volunteers will be engaged in the following outlined activities:
Sports, Arts and Music Workshops: Gatherings of project volunteers, Local musicians, artists and other interested members to have a common definition and understanding of what Sports, Arts and Music is, in bringing development changes. Volunteers are expected to bring information from their own community for sharing during the workshops.
Arts and Music Language: International and local volunteers will join to compose songs, drawings/Painting that will be used during the community development exhibition and awareness raising.
Young initiative: We will work with local young people to support them to building their capacity through English language classes, and other initiatives that will make them self-reliant taking advantage of tourism industry in their community. In exchange volunteers shall be ready to learn and practice some African music, dancing and drumming. Sports challenge will be organised as well.
Hand-on activities: Volunteers will join hand with other international volunteers on the schools projects project which will include painting/ renovation of school class rooms.
Meals: Three meals will be provide each day at the accommodation including vegetarians. We will have kitchen volunteer responsible in meals preparations, however volunteers shall also be expected to help in meals preparation and dish washing.
Accommodation: At the communal house in the community. Rooms will be shared between 3-4 people, no bed but mattress on the floor (Comfortable enough). Water and electricity will be available. No washing machine available.
Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays is always free for volunteers to take advantage of the richness in natural, cultural and tourist attraction of Zanzibar to explore. Possibilities are:
Exploring Zanzibar historical, natural and cultural sites. These include museums, local markets, stone town, etc.
Enjoy wildlife and marine life. Jozani forest National Park, Blue safaris swimming, tour to small islands, variety of water sports, spice tour among many other options.
Sports, Music & Arts expressions and actions has been used for ages in various audiences as a vehicle to deliver messages. Its role in human life needs no overemphasis since it affects all aspects of human kind. Experiences proves that, a good number of people in many society either are interested, talented or participating in either Sports, Music & Arts in different forms.
Based on this fact, this project expected to bring volunteers with Sustainable development ideas and initiative messages to the society through the universe languages and actions of Sports, Music & Arts. This project aims to develop and create meaningful events and performing arts programs embodying development through culture, the natural outcome of creative people collaborating to achieve sustainable development in the world. Through Sports, Music & Arts the project is expecting to increase awareness on possible solutions to the local pressing development issues.
Qualities: Potential volunteer in this project shall the one who is interested in Sport, Arts and Music, You need to be a person who want to work outdoor, interest to work with children and teens, flexible, outgoing and adaptable.
Motivation letter: ML should respond to the following questions; why would you like to participate in this project? (Your main motive), How do you plan to contribute to this project? What do you hope to learn and gain from this experience? How will you make advantage of this experience for the “next step” in your life?
Departure date: The official end of the project will be on the 6th September 2019, after farewell dinner. Official departure from the project accommodation facility is on the 7th September, 2019, before 09:00am. If you wish to stay longer you are advised reserve another accommodation early in advance.
Visas: Most citizens of different countries requires visa to enter Tanzania. Based on the previous experience we would like to advise you to apply for business visas. It is volunteers’ responsibility to make sure having right visas and travel documents. Business visas can be obtained at the Airport or any boarder entry when arriving Tanzania
Invitation letter: Once volunteer is accepted, he/she will be issued an official invitation letter (IL) to join the project. This is very important document to support your visas process.