Volunteer for Women in Action as a teacher in Vocational Training (sewing,bead work etc) in Tanzania

Women in Action (WIA) is a small community based organization in Arusha, Tanzania. Set up by Elizabeth 'Mama' Mosha in 1993, WIA started out providing homebased care and support to people affected by HIV/AIDS, in particular women and children. The organization has since expanded its services by providing counseling services, small business loans to widows and a tuition free English medium nursery school for vulnerable children. To date, WIA has helped more than 1000 people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. As WIA is not funded by any major donors, all of our work is supported by the help of dedicated local and international volunteers Mission: To empower Women, Children and Young People in Social Issues and Legal Rights Women in Action requires teachers for vocational training (sewing, bead work, cake decorating),workshops created and facilitated on the stigma of HIV/AIDS and care management for people living with HIV/AIDS as well as Teaching English and Social Education assistance. Volunteers must be of age 18 or above with minimum education of high school.

 Volunteers with the following special skills are preferred for the placement:-

 Health & Hygiene Training HIV/AIDS Awareness Training Grant Proposals / Fundraising Program Proposal Writting Report Writing / Data Collection General Administration Teacher - English TEFL Certificaiton / Training Handicraft Design Business Management Computers - MS Office Software Sexual & Reproductive Health Training Teacher - Commerce, Finance, Business

Volunteers can assist by doing following tasks:- Create and Facilitate workshops, Teach English and Social Education for before and after school programsWomen in Action has many other areas other than teaching that you can assist with. This includes Business Management and Stragety, Program Development, Newsletter Writting, Proposal Writing, Computer skills basic training for office staff, Sports and Music activities with the children before and after school etc...

 Basecamp International Centers welcomes all the interested volunteers from around the world to volunteer and make a difference. If you are interested in this placement then please contact us for the details: Email: info@basecampcenters.com Website: www.basecampcenters.com Mailing Address 298 Bagot Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7K 3B4 Phone: 613.541.7862 Toll Free : 866.646.4693 Fax: 613.541.1604

By: Basecamp International Centers

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Basecamp International Centers believe international volunteering promotes cross-cultural learning that helps create global awareness, understanding between cultures and provides the platform for positive change. Our volunteers have taught in schools, provided disaster relief support for the International Red Cross, conducted essential research to improve the management strategies of threatened environments, built homes for impoverished people, provided vocational training and programs for street kids and have worked in co-operation with hundreds of local organizations to distribute aid and improve the quality of life for people throughout Asia, Africa and Latin AmericaWe have volunteer placement on Social, Heath and Medical, Environment, Children and Building Projects in Nepal, Peru, Ghana, Nicaragua, Tanzania, Costa Rica and Ecuador.Basecamp International Centers welcomes all the interested volunteers from around the world to volunteer and make a difference.