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.
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.
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 both skilled and unskilled 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
Interested in child development activities
Tabata –Kimanga in Dar es Salaam.
4 weeks to 6 months
Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)
The volunteer stay in a host family that offers a shared room with another sibling sometimes, two meals a day while volunteer can get lunch at the project, and boiled water. Volunteer can walk or take bajaj (tuk-tuk) or boda-boda (a motor-cycle) from/to the project
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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