SAVWA AfterSchool Programme
Description: Volunteers and community members will give support and guide learners academically in teaching English and Mathematics. They will also ensure learners are adequately fed during the programme and establish the academic needs of the students and more appropriate interventions (Social, economic, community, family, religious etc.) This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to work with different communities and interact with children after school and have also the opportunity to be hosted by individual family members for their period of stay in the country.
The camp will require volunteers to be involved in different activities such as building up learning activities which will be used when the volunteers will meet the children from 8am to 4pm daily activities. Volunteers
Type of Work: The work camp will require volunteers to be involved in English and Mathematics activities and as well cultural activities and creating and using objects which will be used when the volunteers will meet the children from 2pm to 4pm daily activities.
Study Theme: This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to work with different communities and interact with children after school and have also the opportunity to be hosted by individual family members for their period of stay in the country.
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 water available. The accommodation and work place have flushing toilets and do have electricity but should expect normal power cuts lasting to 4 hours on various time slots in the week. (Not every day)
Language: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and Tshwana to name a few.
Approximate Location: Soshanguve, Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa
Notes: Leisure Activities: 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.
Requirements: Qualification of participants: 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 - Ready to do academic work on the project and No experience needed at all. Willingness to guide students especially in cultural and arts activities mostly afternoon work from 2 pm till 4 pm mostly. Some weekends may have excursions with students to different areas of Pretoria.