• Tanzania
    • Arusha
2 to 48 weeks

Program Details

Age Min.
Spring Break Summer Winter Year Round
Guesthouse Host Family
Small Group (1-15) Medium Group (16-30)
Travel Type
Budget Family Older Travelers Solo Women


Starting Price
Price Details
$400 per month ($100 per week), with $200 fundraising goal for the first four weeks, decreasing to $50 a week from weeks 5-8 and $25 a week after 8 weeks.It is important for you to know that 100% of the money that you pay to TST goes directly toward your accommodation and activities, with all fundraising going directly toward our programs and kids.

For example, if you plan to stay for 4 weeks: your overall cost to TST would be $400 for accommodation, $250 for your volunteer visa, and a fundraising goal of $200. This would make your direct cost $650 ($162/wk) with an additional fundraising goal of $200.

Note: Flights, visas, and medical insurance are not included in program fee.
What's Included
Accommodation Some Activities Airport Transfers Equipment Some Meals Transportation Wifi
What's Not Included
Airfare Domestic Airfare Some Meals SIM cards Travel Insurance Visa
Jul 11, 2022
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About Program

Families and Futures Coalition of Tanzania (FFCT), a project of The Small Things (TST), invites skilled volunteers to come and see our impact first-hand while volunteering with our After School Enrichment Program. This program aims to provide on-site extension and enrichment education opportunities for students at our partner school - Silverleaf Academy.

We are looking for these skills in particular:

* The Arts (singing, skill with a musical instrument, dancing)
* Languages (German, French, Italian, Spanish, Sign Language)
* Martial Arts (kickboxing, taekwondo)
* Technology/Coding
* Vocational Skills - cooking, sewing, carpentry, pottery
* Gardening

If you have a specific area of expertise or interest that isn't listed, please get in touch as we may be able to customise a volunteer role to suit. In order to best support the needs of the students at Silverleaf Academy, volunteers must commit to a minimum of two weeks to be considered for this program.

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Program Highlights

  • Developing engaging activities/creative programs for the children including art, music, yoga, science experiments, sports, etc.
  • Unique opportunity to volunteer ethically and make a real impact with a small, grassroots organization, focused on family preservation and community development!
  • Highly affordable accommodation fees at only $400 per month and small, flexible fundraising goals with a 100% guarantee that all money raised goes directly to our programs and kids, not salaries and administrative costs.
  • Full time staff support, cultural activities, Swahili lessons, and the opportunity to experience Tanzanian culture in a respectful and engaging manner.
  • Build relationships with amazing children and contribute to community development in a rural Tanzanian community.

Program Impact

These projects open up creative educational opportunities for children to explore their interests, learn new skills, and develop social skills among their peers.

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