Cheka Day Care
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
1 person is interested
Cheka used to be a school, but is now a newly established daycare system in Arusha for the low-income families. The daycare is a place, where parents can leave the kids for the day while they leave for work, and then pick them up again in the evening - just as any daycare system in Europe or America. However, this opportunity is rare in developing countries, which is why Fursa is more than thrilled to be supporting this sustainable solution as an alternative to the many orphanages in or around Arusha. This daycare is keeping the families together instead of splitting them of and where the kids will be under supervision by experienced teachers - and you, if this sounds like something you wish to be apart of!
Fursa is all about making sustainable solutions and making an beneficial impact on the local community, which is why we require our volunteers to be at the placement at least 3-4 weeks. The reason for this is, that we wish to create as much consistency for the children in the daycare as possible. Volunteers are more than welcome to work at Cheka even longer, as there is no maximum limit to this placement. Cheka means "laughter", which is was we wish our volunteers to be spreading through the work with the permanent teachers and the love and energy, the volunteers will bring.
Anyone who has a heart, that cares for children can volunteer in this placement. As the daycare is run by 3 educated teachers, we don't require the volunteers to have a certain degree of education to volunteer at this placement. You must however be minimum 18 years and provide a clean criminal record when applying for volunteering with us. If you do however have previous experience of working with children, this will only be an advantage.
About Fursa Projects Tanzania
P.o box 7370, Arusha, TZ
The main idea behind our Fursa Tanzania Projects are to create placements for volunteers in fields, where they actually have experience and knowledge and where they can help improve the lives of others as well as gaining both personal and professional expertise. During the last couple of years we have seen a bad circle of volunteering where young and inexperienced volunteers are being sent to placements - particularly hospitals - where they have no expertise or they are being sent to placements, that in some cases do more harm than good. This is the reason, we require our volunteers to be enrolled in an education, that fits the description of the work placements in order to volunteer there. We hope, that this can be a step in the right direction. All in all, we are trying our best to aide the right people with the proper knowledge to the right places, where the help is wanted and needed!
From these ideas, Fursa Projects quickly began to develop and as a newly established organization, we are still developing and adding more placements for our good cause. Our main idea is to bring volunteers with knowledge and experience in different fields, where they can both benefit and learn from a new environment as well as share their educational knowledge in order to create new solutions.
We'll work with your schedule.
- Child Care
- Teaching / Instruction
- Physical Education
- Reading / Writing
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 17