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Recruiting Organization: Art in Tanzania


Art in Tanzania helps small community clinics in the villages and larger hospitals. Tanzania's healthcare is missing professional medical staff. You can assist in developing healthcare, but you also get great experience working in a developing country with limited medical facilities.


Art in Tanzania community medical support team works in Dar es Salaam. In the Madale village medical support program, we can combine small village clinics with larger hospitals.

The public health program focuses on helping and educating the village communities about nutrition, sports and exercise, art therapy, sustainability, and other fields.

Typical prominent hospital clinical work placement includes:

1. Internal medicine

2. Paediatrics

3. Obstetrics

4. Gynaecology

5. Emergency

6. Radiology

7. Laboratory

8. Ambulance

9. Psychiatry

10. Psychology

11. Orthopaedic

12. Ent

13. Pharmacy

14. CTC

Tanzanian pharmacies are far from western standards. Specifically, small village pharmacies need training and advocacy to develop their prototypes.

The medical program also includes HIV/AIDS counselling advocacy, testing, and events for raising awareness.

The volunteering outcome is to learn to use your studies and experience to work in developing country conditions.

Work hours are 6-8 hours per day, Monday through Friday. Your program can be from 2 weeks to 12 months. The placement starting dates are flexible.

Academic-level team leaders are daily supervising your volunteering placement. We monitor your work with a weekly plan and report system to secure you proceed well with your tasks.

We can take volunteers in all year round as all programs are ongoing. Your placement is tailored to your background, experience, and interests to empower our daily work with the communities.

The typical morning tasks include practical fieldwork in the schools and communities, and afternoons are for planning, reporting, and social media visibility functions.

The Benefits and Perks are as follows:

  • Accommodation with breakfast and dinner is USD 175 per week and is a personal expense. However, the cost drops to USD 125 per week after the first 13 weeks.
  • Airport transfers from and to USD 120 are a personal expense
  • Charity VISA for immigration is USD 50 and is a personal expense. A 3-6 months charity VISA is USD 250, and 12 month one is USD 500.
  • We pay a USD 100 per month stipend to you. It is small but 2x Tanzania's national minimum wage. The minimum participation time is four weeks for the assistance.
  • Flights are a personal expense.
  • Local program transport in Tanzania is a personal expense but small if needed.

You and your visiting friends can enjoy low-cost sustainable tourism, safaris, and local tour options at a low cost.

We need your tentative arrival and departure to book you in and open your account.

Student references

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Medical Interns

You can contact volunteers presently in Tanzania at Please also check their experiences at In addition, our TIKTOK page is at @artintanzania.

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


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Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


Sat May 06, 2023 - Thu Feb 29, 2024
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM


Umoja rdMadale villageDar es Salaam, 02 23333Tanzania



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