Child & Youth Care

Tutor for afternoon program @WLM

The NGO Waridi La Matumaini (WLM) assists children from marginalised households and members of their families. They aim for sustainable support to fight poverty through creating responsible adults. WLM supports children with basic needs, life skills, education, experiences and empowerment through inclusive approaches. They support through family assessment, counselling, school visits, fundraising, contributing donations and health insurances. The project expects the volunteers to participate in following tasks:

  • Tutoring the children and supporting them with homework,
  • Offering English lessons for the children and their parents,
  • Planning and conducting educational excursions, and
  • Creating projects in art/music/dance/sports/etc..
  • Fundraising for the project.
  • Technical advice for the project (social media, publicity work, brochures, etc.).

Youth counsellor & guardian @SCH

Shaloom Care House (SCH) is working with and for all people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, their families and orphans. The extensive services offered by Shaloom Care House include psychosocial support, health care, education, material support, and legal advise to people living with HIV/AIDS. Additionally, the projects establishes groups of beneficiaries for them to participate in sharing life skills, experiences but also starting income generating projects. The project expects the volunteers/interns to participate in following task:

  • Conducting school and home visits of the supported children,
  • Tutoring the children and supporting them with homework in the library,
  • Offering English lessons for the children and their parents,
  • Planning and conducting educational excursions,
  • Creating projects in art/music/dance/sports/etc.,
  • Fundraising for the project
  • Technical advice for the project activities

Project coordinator and sports trainer @PCAYF

Pamoja Child and Youth Foundation (PCAYF) works with disadvantaged children and youth to regulate poverty and give access to education. They are teaching them life skills and empower them through offering sports programs, giving sewing classes, doing petty business and more. The project expects the volunteers to participate in following tasks

  • Planning and conducting sportive activities. So far, they offer football and cricket trainings, Volunteers are welcomed to train new kinds of sports.

  • Preparing the children and the organization for the upcoming cricket world cup.

  • Monitoring sewing and selling of shirts with the youth, as well as carpeting activities.

  • Marketing of the services the project offers.

  • Participating in cultural tours, which are walks in Mwanza to visit supported families, counseling them, teaching life lessons and culturally exchange with them.

  • Visiting schools of supported children.

  • Fundraising for project activities.