Alat Day Care & Pre-School Project

Summary

The day care and pre-school is situated about 2 kilometers from the volunteer house. Alat has around 50 children in the age group: 2 to 5. They are split in different groups and all have a teacher who speaks English.

Nursery school3Getting there

You can either walk (about 15 minutes) or take a daladala, which leaves from Bahari Beach pharmacy.

Activities

You can participate in various activities, from teaching basic English to the older children or assist in taking care of and playing with the younger children. Volunteers are encouraged to arrange own activities. The staff is very eager to learn about childcare in the Western world.

Schedule

Working hours are from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. Volunteers will be provided with tea (chai) as well as lunch.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 4 volunteers are placed at this location.

Resources & Additional Needs

The centre has a reasonable amount of resources. However, they will welcome extra toys or teaching equipment for the children.

Special Note

The people at Alat ask you to respect their values and dress appropriately. Shoulders and knees should be covered.

Jomak Day Care

Project Summary

The nursery school was established in January 2012, Jomak Day care focused on providing an excellent quality pre­ school educational foundation for your child that is unmatched. The school provides a structured setting and uses
the latest technology in their early learning programs, provide a unique learning opportunity through fun,
interactive exploration and imagination in an excellent spacious and engaging environment.

Dar - Jomak Day Care 3Activities

Volunteers will work in the direction of the school to decide where they can best help. The school is interested in
having volunteers who can assist in teaching English, as well as math, Geography, History, Science, sports, music
and arts. All class sizes are kept to a maximum of 22 with a certified teacher and assistant. The toddler class will have an extra assistant once the class size exceeds twelve students. Volunteers present short lessons to one or two students and leave them to continue the learning through practical application and team work. This allows the teacher to monitor and review the progress of each individual child on a daily basis so that they can keep the challenge level high, and prepare appropriate training for the child going forward. Learning in pairs and small groups is also encouraged and facilitated to maximize interaction and build shared thinking and compounding principles.

As we aim to make our project sustainable within the local community, you can be also proactive in educating the teachers in an intensive way
of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has few resources,
creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children's development.

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00pm. Different courses are offered at different times. Typically volunteers will work at
the school between 08:12pm, but this will depend on the course schedule.

Getting there

The school is walking distance from the volunteer’s house, 10 minutes direction to Kondo village and opposite to the Kondo playing ground.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 3 volunteers are placed at this location

Resources & Additional Needs

The school is lacking in basic resources and teaching materials are extremely limited. Books and resources to teach English and foreign languages
would be welcome to help prepare and give interactive lessons.

Crystal Daycare

Project Summary

The day care is situated in Tegeta, about 2km from the volunteer house. There are currently around 14 children in the age group 2 to 5. Most of the children speak little English. The staff at the daycare speaks basic English and is very happy to receive volunteers and improve their English.

Dar - Nursery schools 4Getting there

You will have to walk (around 25 minutes) or take a bajaji (tuk-­tuk) to get to the daycare.

Activities

You can participate in various activities from teaching basic English or assist in taking care of
and playing with the younger children. Volunteers are encouraged to arrange their own activities.

Schedule

Working hours are from Monday to Friday from 9am to 12

Number of Volunteers

Typically 2 volunteers are placed at this location.

Resources & Additional Needs

The centre has a reasonable amount of resources. However, they will welcome extra toys or teaching equipment for the children.

Special Note

The people at Crystal daycare ask you to respect their values and dress appropriately. Shoulders and knees should be covered.

Bahari Nursery

Project Summary

Bahari Nursery was established in 2007 and caters to 70 children between the ages of 3 and 7, many of which are orphans or street children. Some of the children attending the school pay a small contribution towards the resources, however the majority who can’t afford it, attend for free. The school is owned and operated by Art in Tanzania and AIT employs three local teachers. Currently, the nursery is located at the volunteer house. Activities You will be teaching English and basic Math to the children and assisting the teacher with the planning of lessons. You will need to possess and apply practical skills such as designing and implementing activities and introducing new teaching techniques. Teaching the children nursery rhymes and games as well as simply providing them with some attention and affection will also be included in your activities. Past volunteers h a v e conducted music classes as well as arts & craft classes. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm with a break of 40 minutes in between when the children eat porridge and play. Volunteers are encouraged to assist in the school for the entire school day.

Getting There

This project is located directly at the Volunteer House in Bahari Beach, so all you have to do each morning is walk downstairs!

Number of Volunteers

We typically place 2--‐6 volunteers at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

There are 3 classrooms and 3 teachers who speak Kiswahili and English. The children could always use exercise books, pens, pencils, and educational materials, as well as materials for arts and crafts (crayons, colored paper, pipe cleaners). 

Glory Orphanage and Nursery School

Project Summary

Dar - Nursery schoolGlory orphanage and nursery school is located at Madale, about 7 kilometers from the volunteer house, it was established in February 2012 by the church under the Pastor Joel Ngundame who is taking care of the orphanage, there are current about 27 children between age of 4 & 16 living in the center. The children come from various kinds of backgrounds. Some of them have been abandoned by their families; some ran away from home because of sexual/drug abuse; others are the result of family breakdowns, or have no parents or family that can support them.

Activities

Volunteers will work with local children to teach art classes focusing on activities such as painting, drawing, and construction projects or come up with their initiatives. As there is no fixed program, volunteers will be required to do their own research and use their own initiative to come up with projects on work on. There are many resources available in the volunteer house which can help in planning lessons, games or other activities, and the team leaders can always assist you.

Schedule

Volunteers are welcome Monday to Friday between 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

Getting there You will have to take Bajaj (tuk tuk), from Bahari Beach; you have to let the driver know that you want to go to Madale Vijibweni.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 – 4 volunteers are placed at this location

Resources & Additional Needs

At the moment there are two bedrooms separated for boys and girls. Because of a lack of funds the rooms are in bad condition and a number of children have to sleep on the ground. There are problems with funding to cover school fees, clothing, food and medical care; you could look at setting up a link with a charity to support them. There are also no real teaching resources available. However, you can use some of the basic resources such as sport equipment or stationary that Art in Tanzania sometime provide. Books and resources to teach English as a foreign language, as well as other teaching materials would be welcome.

Imani Nursery School

Project Summary

The nursery school was established in 2013, with 12 children and one class, most of the children are coming from the local areas. The school is located Tegeta Kibaoni

Activities

Dar - Amaani 1Volunteers will work in the direction of the school to decide where they can best help. The school in interested in having volunteers who can assist in teaching English, as well as math, Geography, History, Science, sport music and arts. As we aim to make our project sustainable within the local community, you can be also proactive in educating the teachers in intensive way of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children development.

Schedule The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Different courses are offered at different times. Typically volunteers will work at the school between 08 and 12pm, but this will depend on the course schedule.

Getting there

The school is walking distance from the volunteer’s house, 30 minutes, off the road to Tegeta kibaoni or you can ask a tuk tuk driver to drive you to the school.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 – 3 volunteers are placed at this location

Resources & Additional Needs 

The school is lacking in basic resources and teaching materials are extremely limited. Books and resources to teach English and foreign language would be welcome to help prepare and give interactive lessons. 

Trez Hota Nursery School and Day Care

Project SummaryDar - Heshiba Toto Nursery 1

The nursery school was established January in 2013, with 24 students and 5 of them are orphans, until October 2013 number of children increased up to 39.

Activities

Volunteers will work in the direction of the school to decide where they can best help. The school in interested in having volunteers who can assist in teaching English, as well as math, Geography, History, Science, sport music and arts. As we aim to make our project sustainable within the local community, you can be also proactive in educating the teachers in intensive way of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Different courses are offered at different times. Typically volunteers will work at the school between 08 and 12pm, but this will depend on the course schedule.

Getting there

The school is walking distance from the volunteer’s house, off the road to Tegeta

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 – 3 volunteers are placed at this location

Resources & Additional Needs

The school is lacking in basic resources and teaching materials are extremely limited. Books and resources to teach English and foreign language would be welcome to help prepare and give interactive lessons.

Jecaan Mission Nursery and Primary Academy

Project Summary

Jecaan Mission was established in 2004 and is situated in the town of Tegeta. The school has around 100 students, most of which come from the nearby villages. The ages of the pupils range between 3 and 11. Some of the children are orphans and many of the remaining children come from very low-income families. There are 5 classes with 20 children in each class. The school has 6 full-time teaching staff, many who are not fully qualified. As there is an extreme shortage of subsidized government run schools in Tanzania, Jecaan Mission is one of many privately run schools. Pupils attending the school are requested to pay a set fee per term, however many are not able to afford this, so they contribute what they can.

Activities

GilGal Nursery 2All classes at Jecaan are taught in English. As a volunteer you will be involved in various activities including teaching English, Math, Science and Arts and Crafts, as well as playing games and singing. As the ages of the children vary, so does the level of teaching, for example for the 4 year olds Math lessons involve 1+2= and English lessons involve the ABC, nursery rhymes. For the older children Math involves fractions, multiplication, and telling time and English includes verbs, nouns, adjectives, and plurals. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 2:15 pm with a break of 40 minutes in between when the children eat porridge and play. Volunteers usually work from 8:30am to 12:00pm, but are welcome to extend their hours.

Getting There

Volunteers will have to walk to Tegeta, approximately 25 minutes from the volunteer house.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 4 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

The school is very basic but has the essential resources such as books and pens. Any materials and teaching resources that you can bring with you is greatly appreciated. Useful materials include art materials, colored pencils and paper, children’s reading books, stickers, flash cards, and wall charts. The school built an additional classroom in the month of December 2011.

Gilgal Nursery School

Project SummaryDar - Gilgal Nursery 1

The nursery school was established in 2012, the school have around 45 children and two classes, most of the children are coming from the village. The school is located Tegeta Msichoke

Activities

Volunteers will work in the direction of the school to decide where they can best help. The school in interested in having volunteers who can assist in teaching English, as well as math, Geography, History, Science, sport music and arts. As we aim to make our project sustainable within the local community, you can be also proactive in educating the teachers in intensive way of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop

Schedule The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Different courses are offered at different times. Typically volunteers will work at the school between 08 and 12pm, but this will depend on the course schedule.

Getting there The school is walking distance from the volunteer’s house, off the road to Tegeta

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 – 4 volunteers are placed at this location

Resources & Additional Needs

The school is lacking in basic resources and teaching materials are extremely limited. Books and resources to teach English and foreign language would be welcome to help prepare and give interactive lessons. 

Jiwe Gumu Nursery School

Project Summary

Jiwe Gumu Classroom 4Jiwe Gumu School, founded in 2003, is situated in the village of Mtongani, around 2 km from the Volunteer House. Approximately 70 students between the ages of 3 to 5 attend the school and the students are divided into two (sometimes three) classes. The school is funded by the headmaster Teacher Kennedy and takes in orphans and street children free of charge. The teachers are not fully qualified; therefore your assistance is appreciated. They are very welcoming and always delighted to receive volunteers, and the children love having new volunteers.

Activities

Volunteers teach English and Math as well as help with Arts & Crafts. Teaching is very basic but should be fun, focusing on the ABCs, basic vocabulary, and numbers. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Jiwe Gumu Classroom 7Schedule

School is open from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm but volunteers usually start at 9:30 as the students have Swahili first in the mornings. Volunteers typically stay until 11:30 but may stay longer if they wish.

Getting There

You will need to take a short daladala ride to Mtongani. Once getting off the daladala you will need to walk approximately 5 minutes to get to the school.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 2 to 4 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

The school has two classrooms, which have fairly new tables and chairs built by past volunteers as well as three blackboards. AIT is currently building another school building for Jiwe Gumu using grant money, which should be completed in 2012. Most children at the school have some materials, but extra resources are always useful. The school is always in need of basic supplies such as pencils, paper, notebooks, erasers and sharpeners. Additionally any arts & crafts supplies are greatly appreciated!

 

Kunduchi Green Coastal Nursery School

Project Summary

Kunduchi Green Coastal Nursery School, founded in 2003, is situated in the village of Kunduchi across from Kunduchi Hotel, about 2 km from the Bahari Volunteer House. It is a small school, with around 65 students between the ages of 3 to 7 divided in two classrooms. The school is funded by the headmaster Dzinyeto Nyamawi and takes in orphans and street children free of charge. It has few resources and the two teachers are not fully qualified and therefore need your help. They are very welcoming and always delighted to receive volunteers and the children love spending time with new volunteers.

Dar - primary school 2Activities

Volunteers teach English and Math. Teaching is fairly basic at the school as the children are nursery level. Teaching should be fun and include games, singing and drawing, but also should involve teaching numbers, basic vocabulary and the letters of the alphabet. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Volunteers typically work from 9:00 am to 11:30 am but are welcome to extend their hours.

Getting There

You will need to take a short daladala ride to Mtongani/Kunduchi Corner and from there, either walk down to the school or take another short daladala ride to the school getting off at Kunduchi Beach/Hotel.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 4 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

The school has two classrooms which have tables and chairs funded by past volunteers. The school also has two blackboards. Most children have books and pencils, but extra resources are always useful, especially anything that will aid in teaching including notebooks, pencils, books and erasers. Additionally, any arts & crafts supplies and extra teaching materials are greatly appreciated. 

Mary's Nursery School

Project Summary

Mary’s Nursery School, founded in 2010, is situated in Silver Sands, about 1.5 km from the Volunteer House. The school has two classrooms with a total of 25 students between the ages of 3 and 6. The school is funded by the headmistress, Mary Chula, a previous teacher at Bahari Nursery. Mary is very welcoming and always delighted to receive volunteers and the children love spending time with new volunteers.

Activities

Volunteers teach English, Math and Drawing. Teaching is fairly basic at the school as the children are nursery level. Teaching should be fun and include games, singing and drawing, but also should involve teaching numbers, basic vocabulary and the letters of the alphabet. Mary loves when volunteers sing and make music with the children. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. Volunteers typically work from 8:30 to 11:30.

Getting There

The school is only a 15-minute walk from the Volunteer House.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 2 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

The school building was recently rebuilt through donations and now there are two classrooms. The school is in need of basic supplies including notebooks, pencils, books and erasers. Additionally, any arts & crafts supplies and extra teaching materials are greatly appreciated. 

One Nursery and Primary School

Project Summary

One Nursery and Primary was established in 2006. The school has around 200 students, including orphans and street children. The ages of the pupils range between 2 and 9 years. There are 4 classrooms at the school with between 20 and 40 children in each room. The school has 6 full time teachers and is run by Gloria and Obed. The school is one of the few in the area that accepts disabled students. One Nursery and Primary is a privately run school, but over half of the children cannot afford to pay the small fee which is required to run the school (15.000 Tsh/month) therefore they attend for free.

Activities

All classes are taught in English. As a volunteer you will be involved in various activities including teaching English, Math, Science, Arts & Crafts and Sport as well as playing games and singing. As the ages of the children vary, so does the level of teaching. For all subjects you will be given a guideline from the teacher of what to teach. Sometimes you will be assisting the teacher with his/her lesson and other times you will be expected to teach on your own. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is opened Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm with a break of 40 minutes in between when the children eat porridge and play. Volunteers typically teach between 8:30 am to 12:00 pm but may extend their hours if they wish.

Getting There

It is situated in Tegeta, which is a 25-minute walk from the Bahari Beach Volunteer House.

Number of Volunteers

As One Nursery and Primary School is a big school therefore we try and place 2 volunteers there at all times, with the potential of placing up to 6 volunteers.

Resources & Additional Needs

The school has been painted and new desks have been provided by one of the volunteers through fundraising efforts, however it is still very basic and is lacking the essential resources such as books and pens. Useful resources to bring with you would include wall charts (ABC, 123, Maps), art materials, colored pencils and paper, children’s reading books, stickers, and flash cards. The children could always use exercise books, pens, pencils, and educational materials.

Kensington Nursery and Primary School

Project Summary

Kensington primary school is approximately 2 km from Volunteer House. The school offers classes from standard 1 up to standard 7. It is a private school and all subjects are taught in English.

Activities

Since the school is in English volunteers can teach all subjects, English, Geography, Mathematics etc. Volunteers will have a meeting with the headmaster and teachers on their first day to decide which subjects will be taught and during which time.

Schedule

The school starts at 8 a.m. and finishes at 3 p.m. The time that volunteers will be at the school will be decided on the first day in coordination with the headmaster and teaching staff

Getting There

You can either walk to the school which will take about 20 minutes or take a daladala which will take 5 minutes, you will have to let the driver know you have to get of at the school.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 6 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

Kensington has relatively much resources and would not be the school most in need of additional resources. However, if you want to make a donation it is wise to talk with a team leader who can help you with all arrangements.

Special Note

Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing at all times (covered shoulders and knees). 

The Ambitious Intensive Academy

Project Summary

The Ambitious Intensive Academy, located in Tegeta, was established in 2006 to ensure and facilitate education expansion in Tanzania. The school currently focuses on secondary-aged students, running a variety of classes including Pre-Form 1 and tutoring courses, as well as condensed Secondary School education (two years of school compressed into one).

Activities

Volunteers will work with the Director of the school to decide where they can best help. The school is interested in having volunteers who can assist in teaching English, as well as Math, Geography, History, Science and other classes. If volunteers are interested, and possess the necessary skills, the school is interested in conducting Drug & Alcohol Awareness and HIV/AIDS awareness classes. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is opened throughout the year and different courses are offered at different times. Typically volunteers will work at the school between 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, but this will depend on the course schedule.

Getting There

The school is situated in Tegeta, which is a 30-minute walk from the Volunteer House.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 4 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

Not many of the students are able to pay the school fees, so the school appreciates donations of any kind. Stationary and notebooks are very welcome.

One Stop Centre

Project Summary

One Stop Centre is approximately 5 kilometers north of the Volunteer House. The initial facilities of the centre were built in 1992 in the poor but friendly village of Boko Mtambani. It now contains an orphanage for teens between the ages of 12 and 18, a nursery and a secondary school. Besides the 45 children that stay at the orphanage, 255 vulnerable kids attend the center’s schools from the local surroundings. The centre is financially supported by and Ugandan/American foundation called Ark, which supplies food and the teachers’ salaries; however, due to the large number of children, they are still in need of additional support.

Activities

Volunteers typically teach English, Math and Science at the Nursery and Secondary Schools in the morning and may assist at the orphanage in the afternoon, the center’s proactive project coordinator Mr. Stanley is interested to hear any suggestions for extra-curricular activities including music and sports programs. Past volunteers have helped build cages for chickens, ducks and goats. Art in Tanzania would like to look into how we can support them to be more self-sustainable.

Schedule

Besides one nursery classroom where children are taught in the morning from 9 to 12, there are four classrooms for Secondary School Forms 1 to 4. Their lessons are dependent on the schedule for the day and last until mid-afternoon, after which extra curricular activities are possible for the school and/or the orphanage.

Getting There

You will have to take the daladala from Tegeta (Nyuki) direction Bunju and get off at California. From there it is approximately 250m to the centre. The trip will take approximately one hour.

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 4 volunteers are placed at this school.

Resources & Additional Needs

None of the children pay school fees so the centre is dependent on donors. Stationary and notebooks are very welcome. The Nursery school was painted in 2011 by AIT volunteers and left over paint remains at the Centre and can be used at the volunteers discretion.

Special Note

The centre is a non-smoking area and specifically requested appropriate clothing at all times.

Pwani Primary School

Project Summary

Pwani primary school is a 10 minutes’ walk from the Bahari Beach Volunteers House. The was established in 1997 and current as 16 classrooms with total of 1280 students, the students between the age of 6 & 14, there are 38 teachers in the school. Pwani is a government school which means that the students are attend for free however the government doesn’t invest highly in schools, so they are lack of basic resources; as there is only a limited number of classrooms at the school, it means that the classes are overcrowded. Although all the children are very enthusiastic to learn, teaching to such large numbers can be challenging.

Activities

Volunteers will work in the direction of the school to decide where they can best help. The school in interested in having volunteers who can assist in teaching English, as well as math, Geography, History, Science, sport music and arts. As we aim to make our project sustainable within the local community, you can be also proactive in educating the teachers in intensive way of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement as opposed to corporal punishment. As the school has few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop.

Schedule

The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Different courses are offered at different times. Typically volunteers will work at the school between 08 and 12pm, but this will depend on the course schedule.

Getting there

The school is walking distance from the volunteer’s house, off the road to Tegeta

Number of Volunteers

Typically 1 to 4 volunteers are placed at this location

Resources & Additional Needs The school is lacking in basic resources and teaching materials are extremely limited. Books and resources to teach English and foreign language would be welcome to help prepare and give interactive lessons. 

Ghomme Girls Secondary Boarding School

Project Summary

The secondary school is situated 5km north from the volunteer house, close to Mahaba beach. Ghomme Secondary has 80 O-level students split in 4 classes and 40 A-level students split in 2 classes. 5 students do not pay the annual fee since they are coming from poor families. There are 16 teachers that speak Kiswahili and English.

Getting there

There are currently no dala-dalas going there, which means that you would have to take a bajaji (tuk-tuk) which will cost around 2 euros there and back.

Activities

You can participate in various activities during the afternoon such as English debate, Art club, games and sports (netball, volleyball, basketball), teach them how to swim in the ocean, music and drums. All the students have a good level of English but are eager to improve their skills.

Schedule

Working hours are from Monday to Friday from 3pm to 5pm. They will come and pick up and drop off the volunteers from the volunteer house. 

 

Project Summary Bahari Nursery was established in 2007 and caters to 70 children between the ages of 3 and 7, many of which are orphans or street children. Some of the children attending the school pay a small contribution towards the resources, however the majority who can’t afford it, attend for free. The school is owned and operated by Art in Tanzania and AIT employs three local teachers. Currently, the nursery is located at the volunteer house. Activities You will be teaching English and basic Math to the children and assisting the teacher with the planning of lessons. You will need to possess and apply practical skills such as designing and implementing activities and introducing new teaching techniques. Teaching the children nursery rhymes and games as well as simply providing them with some attention and affection will also be included in your activities. Past volunteers h a v e conducted music classes as well as arts & craft classes. As we aim to make our projects sustainable within the local community, you can also be proactive in educating the teachers in interactive ways of teaching and means of discipline involving positive reinforcement. As the school has very few resources, creativity as well as enthusiasm will be necessary to help the school and the children develop. Schedule The school is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm with a break of 40 minutes in between when the children eat porridge and play. Volunteers are encouraged to assist in the school for the entire school day. Getting There This project is located directly at the Volunteer House in Bahari Beach, so all you have to do each morning is walk down--‐stairs! Number of Volunteers We typically place 2--‐6 volunteers at this school. Resources & Additional Needs There are 3 classrooms and 3 teachers who speak Kiswahili and English. The children could always use exercise books, pens, pencils, and educational materials, as well as materials for arts and crafts (crayons, colored paper, pipe cleaners). 

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