Mama na Mwana –Daycare and babysitting (TZA-45)


Type: Education: Kindergarden - Country: Tanzania

Brief description and main aims

The  centre  was established  in  2018  by  Miss.  Dyegula Ndunamiwe  who is  a  social  worker  and  gender specialist from the Institute of Social Work (ISW). The  overall  objective  of  the  centre  is  to  provide  a early  childhood  education  and  to  contribute  to child   protection   and   development   for  the   kids aged  between  2 -5  years old regardless of their family's social-economic status at Tabata-Kimanga and neighbourhood areas. The  project  has  4  staff  members including Director, two teachers and a cook. Currently, there are 25 kids. 

Main Activities

Primary  target  of  the  centre  is  to  provide  learning and playing space for child development from low-income families at Tabata-kimanga and neighborhood areas. 

Volunteer tasks

  • Teaching children to count in English
  • Teaching children English, drawing  and painting
  • Organizing sports and games
  • Helping  local  staff  to  prepare  home  work for the kids
  • Supporting with administrative work
  • Taking care of the children

Volunteer requirements / Skills

This project is suitable for volunteers who:

  • Are at least 18 years of age at the time of arrival
  • Have a good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Enjoy spending time with children

Location

Tabata –Kimanga in Dar es Salaam.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Volunteer  will stay  at  the  family  of  the  Director  of  the project. The family has 6 family members and they live in Tabata  Kimanga, 1 km from/to the project. 

More Information

  • ATM is easy accessible
  • Local transport (daladala, a minibus) can be used to reach more central areas of Dar es Salaam
  • Volunteers can bring comic books, pencils and toysfor the children

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