Volunteers will be involved in series of activities leading to exploration, understanding, challenge and act on health issues affecting young men and women using sports bonanza/tournaments, arts, Music, debate, workshops and other creative methods.
HIV-AIDS awareness : prevent transmission and infection of HIV/AIDS, and issue around stigma and discriminations attached to people living with HIV and AIDS
Drug abuse & Mental Health: Awareness around drugs abuse and mental health and issue around stigma, discriminations, ignorance and stereo types attached to it.
Community services: Mobilization for free HIV counseling and testing, Clean ups, of health facilities and blood donation
Study visits: HIV/AIDS, Mental health facilities and service providers
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.
The project is organized in a way that provides opportunity for participants to utilize their free time by enjoying what the region offers in terms of cultural and natural attractions. Possibilities are Capital city sight seen, Kondoa Irangi rock painting, wild life safari, cultural-eco tourism 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 societies are either 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 to address various health issues affecting young men and women in the community.
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?
Potential volunteer for this project is expected to be Interested in Sports, Music and Arts; Interested to work with young people; Open minded and ready to be challenged; Interested in other cultures and local realities; Patient and committed; Creative and easy to adopt to the situations; Able to work under less supervision.
Departure date: The official end of the project will be on the 6th December 2019, after farewell dinner. Official departure from the project accommodation facility is on the 7th December 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.