Women’s Empowerment Volunteering in Tanzania

Durations: 1 - 12 weeks
Fieldwork hours35 hrs of fieldwork per week
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The project
Support local craft entrepreneurs in Arusha    In the heart of East Africa, close to the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, is a multicultural city filled with lively traditions,  friendly communities and some of the best safari experiences in the world.  Welcome to Arusha, and your chance to immerse yourself in the local community and help empower women through inspiring skills training initiatives.    From our community hub, you’ll join local projects to help provide practical skills for crafting handmade products, as well as essential ent...
What’s included

Project work

Work with communities to cultivate skills for long-term income sustainability.


Live in a local volunteer house, fostering connections and cultural engagement.


Enjoy three daily meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Airport transfer

You will get collected from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

Basic pre-departure support

Includes an Essential Info Pack and answering any questions you might have.

Basic in-country support

Receive info packs with local resources, clinic details. In emergencies, consult packs; contact Program Manager if needed.

24/7 mental health support

Receive support services provided by licensed professionals.

Transport during project work

We provide convenient transportation to and from your project location throughout the program.
What's not included

Flights and airport taxes, medical and travel insurance, visa costs, police or background check, additional drinks and gratuities, extra local excursions, personal items and toiletries, donations, staff tips and private city transport during free time. 

Your accommodation

You’ll be staying in a house in Arusha with a mix of shared and private rooms. We have two houses located two kilometres apart, each hosting up to eight people. The first house has two shared rooms and communal bathrooms, with the option for two private room upgrades. The second house features three shared bedrooms, communal bathrooms and one private room upgrade. 


You’ll enjoy warm showers, well-kept bathrooms and free unlimited internet. Enjoy the beautiful gardens with outdoor seating, a front balcony, a dining area and a sitting room. We offer a small collection of books and encourage participants to contribute to our library. For added comfort, you can relax on the hammocks or cosy up next to the fireplace in colder months.


If you like, you can ask for accommodation upgrades to enjoy a private bedroom with a bathroom, suitable for individuals or couples. We’ll also make special arrangements for families of up to eight members. Feel free to discuss these options with your Support Coordinator.

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