SAVWA Heritage Month
- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Euro
- Transportation: 0.00 Euro
- Activities: 0.00 Euro
- Hosting organisation support: 260 Euro
Description: Building a strong cultural identity, common heritage, shared values and ethics with youth driven and African history celebration!
Type of Work: The Heritage Month celebration will require volunteers to be involved in arts and cultural activities such as learning local South African arts and cultural activities and sharing their own cultural and values from their respective countries. Volunteers will work in groups and will be able to share each day and cook their local traditional food and teach children cultural and artistic activities and games.
This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to work with different communities and interact with children in cultural and arts activities in the community.
Study Theme: The main Study theme is Heritage Month! We want to celebrate the rich Arts and cultural diversity that South Africa is proudly enriched with, in our communities and country at large. We want to learn more from our volunteers too their culture and share with the local community members too.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in a house and venue of activities in Soshanguve. Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and there is running water. The accommodation and workplace have flushing toilets and does have electricit
Bring a Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light and arts and cultural items from your country.
Language: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Ndebele, Zulu, and other local languages
Requirements: Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background - Positive attitude - Willing to share his/her experiences - Flexible to live/stay in simple living conditions - Flexible to eat local food - No experience needed at all. Willingness to guide students especially in cultural and arts activities
Approximate Location: Soshanguve, Pretoria
Notes: The Weekend is meant to be for free tours that the group can organize by themselves. All our work camps are reserved for cultural nights when each volunteer can present her/his country and culture and prepare a dish from your country.