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Watoto Wa Africa Volunteer & Mission Trips

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Watoto Wa Africa Orphanage

Are you looking to spend some time serving and building

relationships? If you feel God leading you to go on a mission trip, serving in

Tanzania at the Watoto Wa Africa orphanage

may be the opportunity you are looking

for. Everyone is welcome and can find some way to use their special gifts and

talents.



You will be spending your days ministering to the kids, sharing

Jesus with them, and assisting the Tanzanian staff in feeding and taking care

of the children. Ministry opportunities include: working with children,

assisting the care of special needs children, teaching, bible lessons, arts and

crafts, providing healthcare, helping in school, housework such as cooking and

cleaning, and many more opportunities.



As a short-term missionary, you will be living at the Orphanage and

working with our kids and staff on a daily basis. There will be one or two days

a week that you will have the opportunity to see Tanzania and serve alongside

other ministries, we call these outreach days. Some of the things that you might be doing

include praying with people, helping at other orphanages, teaching at local

schools, door-to-door evangelism, building projects, work at babies homes,

serving with street and slums ministries, praying for the sick, doing community

outreach, playing football (soccer) with kids and more. There are many

opportunities and you can tell us what your passion is and where you would like

to serve. We go grocery shopping each week. It is usually a full-day event. You

are more than welcome to go with us to the open market and visit with the

Tanzanians selling food - this is a great chance to see more of the city, learn

about local culture and food, share your faith with Tanzanians, as well as

stretch your legs.



We are a home, a community, and a family. This means that it is

important to work together, intentionally looking for ways to serve each other, respecting

differences and teaching each other. We want to provide a united and strong

example for the children and for our community, communication and working

together is integral for this to happen. In the past few years, volunteers from

Europe, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and others have joined

us here in Tanzania to serve alongside our staff at the orphanage as well as in

communities.



This mission trip will particularly suit those with a heart for

children’s ministry. This mission trip is not a holiday! It demands a high

level of maturity and a certain degree of confidence and independence. You will

be joining our Tanzanian team. You will be expected to be up for a challenge

and be flexible with changes to the schedule. You will be expected to be humble

enough to accept unfamiliar cultural situations. Tanzania has its own timetable

(aka Bongo time). Things arise that need to be dealt with right away; power

goes out, water gets shut off, van breaks down, etc. All these things happen

and it means that we have to be flexible.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, Community, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

P.O. Box 11349Buswelu , Village,Mwanza, + 255 28Tanzania

(-2.51643,32.91745)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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