Children Shaping the Future
Description: It has been proved that, Children spend more time in School than home. Based on this fact, school environment need to be Child friendly. One of the factor which has been noted to be considered is environmental health and ecological sustainability of schools. The project is aiming to catalyze and support green actions by kids, teachers, parents, and policymakers with the goals of eliminating toxic, using resources sustainable, creating green spaces and buildings, serving healthy food, and teaching stewardship.
Type of Work: Volunteers tasks on this project will include:-UORenovation of school classrooms (Wall repair, floor repair and painting)UOGarbage separation and composting: Working on garbage collection and separation as well creating demo sites for garbage disposal/separation and compositing site.UOWorking with Children/Teens: Volunteers will be responsible to organise after school activities for children and teenagers from the age of 7-18. This could be sports, arts, music, crafts, games and academic development.
Accommodation: 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.
Language: English, Kiswahili
Requirements: Potential volunteer for this project is expected to have: Interested to do outdoor work, Interest to work with children and teens. 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 and minimum resources.
Approximate Location: Kilimani is a small community out of Dodoma city.All social facilities are available in this community since it located in a very strategic point. Telecom services, Heath, Recreational and restaurants, Banks among other are easily found. Public transport from the community to the city center is well organized and accessible.
Notes: 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.
Volunteers are expected to join activities for about 6-8 hours a day. Sometimes is very flexible and it can be less or more.