sustainable agriculture volunteers program

sustainable agriculture volunteers program

interested in farming and want to be an agriculture volunteer in Tanzania? Leave a mark in Africa’s agriculture project is a great way to spend your expertise on or learn while helping to improve farming techniques and practices in the local community in Kilimanjaro, volunteers can also get involved with community outreach where they will be providing door to door education to the families on how to utilize and make the most of small farming plots, the major crop that the community is focused on is coffee plants volunteers will be able to learn the local ways to which the locals brew their coffee as part of a take home experience

The community outreach work will also support schools that volunteers teach in to educate schools on how to plant and grow food to feed their students and teaching both students and teachers about sustainable agriculture techniques that they can take home and share with their families

You can expect to provide support with …fertilizer applications , weeding ,pest control, watering, raising seedlings

  • 290Usd per week( price includes)
  • 4-5hrs volunteering daily
  • Accommodation
  • Pick up and drop off from and to the airport
  • 24/7in country support
  • In country orientation program
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Meals

USD 290 per week

Key information

Duration 1 – 16 weeks

Program start on the 1 st 15 th of every month

Volunteer aged 18+

Bassed on Local Farms

Accomodations

Volunteers are accommodated in a volunteers house with a host family. Volunteers can expect to share a room with 1 to 8 other volunteers of the same gender and volunteer house can accommodate upto 40 volunteers at a time . The volunteer house has running water and electricity but it’s important to note that there are often power outages which can sometimes affect the availability of hot water and power

Bedding is provided however you will need to bring your own towels and toiletries

In the volunteer house there is a cook who prepares meals and there is a security guard. The local team are also available throughout your stay at the house for support

If you would like to arrive a day earlier than your recommended arrival date or spend few extra nights after finishing your programs we can arrange extra night for accommodation for you for 30Usd per person, per night , meals included, subject to availability

If you would like to stay connected during your stay we recommend bringing an unlocked phone and purchasing a local SIM card when you arrive in Tanzania, the local team will assist you in purchasing the SIM card, you can also have access to WiFi at the volunteer house

Meals

Volunteers are served three meals per day , Breakfast generally consists of chai(tea), boiled egg or fried egg, toast,fruit, deep fried dough. A typical lunch can include meat and vegetables with rice and fruits while dinner usually sees traditional food such as ugali and chapati accompanied with meat and vegetables

Bottled water is available in Tanzania we recommend volunteers to budget at least 5usd per week to get 2litres of water daily

If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know so we can make arrangements for you

We guarantee that you would have the best of Tanzanian local dishes at the volunteer house

Weekend

In your free time you can decide to venture out on a safari and see Africa’s big five lions elephants, buffaloes, leopards and rhinos as well as other mind blowing species that call Tanzania home

In Kilimanjaro itself you can take your time to learn about Chang’s tribes, or take a hike at Mt Kilimanjaro, there are also different waterfalls and hot springs close by

In Mwanza, you can take your time to engage in various water sports activities ,visit saa nane island, go fishing at Lake Victoria


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What's required to visit Tanzania 

Mandatory COVID-19 test

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or NAAT test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 96 hours before departure to Tanzania.

Details and exemptions

This requirement does not apply to:
-Travelers in transit;
-Travelers aged 5 years and under.

Testing types

RT-PCR Test

 

96 hours before departure

Nucleic Acid Test

 

96 hours before departure

Source

For full details and exemptions, see

Republic of Tanzania

November 16, 2021

Quarantine may be required

Travelers will be required to take a COVID-19 rapid test on arrival. If they test positive, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days or more until they test negative using a RT-PCR test. Please see the source for more details.

Additional info

Temperature and health screening are required for all travelers on arrival in Tanzania.

Travel is allowed

Travelers are allowed to enter Tanzania. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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