Infantario da Matola (MOZ-16)


Type: Children - Country: Mozambique

Brief description and main aims

Sheltering children in difficult situations and enable possible reintegration into their families of origin or substitute families. The children's age range is between 5 and 18 years.

Main Activities

The orphanage is divided into different sectors; management, health centre, dentist, carpentry and a kitchen.

Volunteer tasks

  • The volunteer will work with the children in the majority of the time.
  • Help with the planning and execution of the programs for the children.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer, should be:
  • Dynamic, creative, trustworthy, flexible;
  • Have knowledge of childhood;
  • Experience in working with normal, mentally as well as physically handicapped children;
  • Must be a person who can easily adapt to the offered situations and conditions;
  • Have information about mental illnesses and epileptic;
  • Be able to teach different games and sports to children;
  • Have musical skills or play an instrument.

Location

Matola is a small satellite city of the Maputo City 15 km away from Maputo.

The Infantário da Matola is located in a residential area of Matola City. Facilities and service are around and it is a safe area and an ease area to access by local transport system.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Host family.

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