Volunteers will be accommodated in the host families located in an eco-village. There are standard houses with three bedrooms, living room and kitchen. The houses are surrounded by nature and green vegetation. Basic accommodation facilities will be provided, and you should expect to share room with either host family members or other volunteers from the same or other projects. Depending on the availability of host families; volunteers shall expect to stay as well at the Youth accommodation in the community. Confirmation will be provided on each case. For your own comfort, you are advised to bring with you listed items below: -
o For accommodation: Bed sheets (at least 2 pieces) and pillow if you prefer one, Towels and Mosquito repellent.
o Toiletries: Non-scented items are best because they do not attract insects. Zip-lock bags; Soap and shampoo; Sunscreen; Toothbrush and toothpaste; Comb and /or brush; Nail clippers; for women: sanitary napkins or tampons; for men: razor, shaving cream and blades etc.
o Health / Personal First aid kit: Best to store in strong, plastic bag and to keep dry and clean. Small supply of: disinfectant, Band-Aids, gauze and adhesive tape, calamine lotion, insect repellent, throat lozenges, pain killer, anti-acid, extra pair of prescription glasses, if available, and any on-going medication
o Trying a variety of foods from other cultures is part of our philosophy for an authentic experience in Tanzania, and may be both fun and challenging. Food on our projects generally reflects the local cuisine. Some foods that are part of a regular diet at your home country may not be available during the project.
o Vegetarians are accommodated and veg meals will be available. However, volunteers with more specific dietary requirements may need to supplement the included meals at their own expense.
o Volunteers with food allergies (e.g., nuts) must inform us about the existence and severity of the allergy.
o Three meals per day are provided to the Volunteers
o Meals on transit between airports and to/from Project, during tourism/Free time activities or outside designated project area are volunteer’s responsibility.
o No reimbursements will be made for volunteers who miss their included meals.
o We will have permanent support staff to help in the kitchen. However, Volunteers are expected to give hand in meals preparations, dish washing, kitchen and dining room cleaning.
o clean water will be provided. We will not pay for bottled water if is going to be your preference. Please bring water bottle with you.