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.

Duration

4 weeks to 6 months

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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