Our passion is to meet different people around the world and to exchange culture.

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Emmanuel Joseph Massawe



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Our passion is to meet different people around the world and to exchange culture.

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionI was born on the street by a homeless mother who abandoned me, where I endured not just physical struggle of finding food to eat and a safe space to sleep at night, but also the hopelessness and despair of having neither love or support, without any sense that I mattered to the world.
    My life was saved in the year 2000 at age 14 by two community leaders who built a small center, Children for Children’s Future (CCF), where street children were free to come and go to fulfill their physical and psycho-social needs: food, beds, counseling, and educational activities.
    Arusha childrencenter takes advantage of their home city of Arusha as a hub of international tourism, and seeks to engage tourists in a meaningful two-way exchange. Tourists are welcome to learn the real stories and lifestyles of everyday Tanzanians, through volunteering at the ACC Center as well as taking cultural and natural excursions with the ACC Team. In return, the ACC Center uses tour fees to improve the facilities and increase the resources that they can offer to the community of homeless youth in Arusha, who come to ACC for physical, economic, and psycho-social support.


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  • Work
  • Type of work Animal care
    Art project
    Babysitting / Childcare
    Charity work
    Cooking / Shopping
    Elderly care
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Help with computers / internet
    Help with eco project
    Helping with tourists
    Language practice
  • Hours per day more than two if you like.
  • Work requirements: i don't have any Requirements it is the first time to joing
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: two weeks . one week . six mount . three mount
  • Maximum number of helpers: 6
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:english , swahili, chagaa
  • Has pets? yes we have pets
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Accommodation
    We offer food and accommodation to our volunteers. You will be able to feel comfortable in the house and we will have time to relax together and enjoy the interaction with the people in our neighbourhood from which you will get the opportunity to learn our customs and traditions.
  • Additional info
  • There will be a variety of things to learn such as culture, way of simple living, local food, local language, skills with local community in general We can teach you Swahili language so that you can interact with the population of my village and say all the necessary greetings which are very important for Swahili people. In my village outskirts live many warangi tribes and maasai tribe ,chagga tribe. If you like we can visit them, see the way they live, eat together and if you want you can also buy some traditional Maasai jewellers and other work of arts such as traditional pictures,pots,mats,cultural bracelets&necklaces ,tradional clothes and shoes.we also offer traditional(local) foods and drinks.
    What Else…….
    Empower individuals and communities as well as nurture a supportive framework for human rights rather than impose western ideals on Ghanaian society.
    You will have opportunity to experience the truly African way of life, which will expand your perspective of the world, and memories that you'll never forget during your weekend excursions & safaris
    Make memories you will never forget with people from all over the world sharing your experience with you.
    To gain more experience while staying with local host family in rural area
    To know more valuable experience while volunteering with us. Visit local areas in Baura village

    Volunteers role will be focused on providing mentoring support, fund raising and educational development to increase independence among the women and youth allow mothers This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
    Age 17+
    As a volunteer on the Community Manager Assistant will work closely with local women to providing support to their activities.
    Volunteers role will be focused on providing mentoring support, fund raising and educational development to increase independence among the women and youths allow mothers to better support their families.
    Many of the women’s groups are involved in craft-making, repair houses for their family’s basket weaving, tailoring, field farming
    and these crafts they make are then sold in order to generate income and provide for their families.
    Volunteers are also encouraged to create educational training materials on topics such as, vocational skills and building self-esteem.
    We also encourage volunteers to do fund-raising before and after arriving for our social projects.
    Typical day
    Day 1. On your first day of volunteering, we will go together to your placement by a local coordinator and introduced to the placement staff you will be working with.
    A typical volunteer day would is as follows.
    7:30 AM
    Breakfast in the volunteer house or local hotel.
    8:15 AM
    Volunteer leaves home and travels to the project. The volunteer joins with the local staff and will be given a duty roster and plan for work.
    Work and hours is dependent on the project and location that the volunteer is participating in.
    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    LUNCH BREAK. All workplaces have a lunch break for about 2 hours. Some start earlier, some later. During this lunch break you are welcome to stay with the children at home stay placement or in the office at Teaching local primary school and some placements will offer you food.
    2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Work at the project usually ends. The volunteer at this point is free to travel home, sightseeing or do shopping.
    7:00 PM Dinner in the volunteer house or with the host family.
    Free-time activities
    Volunteers will be in position to create opportunities around our activities and thus find ways of engaging themselves even in future for mutual benefits . They will have the opportunity to learn local culture & language then going to see our countryside over the weekends. Our volunteers will have time to visit local excellent tourism attractions such as lakes, MANYARA NATIONAL PARK, TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK .NGORONGORO CRETER, SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK, ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK , game parks, museum, cultural sites, entertainment spots, mountains, lake or going for a safari in the country by the assistance of experienced field officer and a tour company which offers excellent and affordable tourism services.

    The volunteers will have an opportunity to experience first hand cultural exchange from the local people as well as other international volunteers. The volunteers will be able to learn vernacular languages, how to prepare local food, way of dressing and meeting new people. This will assist the volunteers to improve interpersonal skills and embrace other culture.
    • To know Irangi and Maasai culture
    • To visit local cultural markets
    • day trips to water falls
    • To teach people how to eradicate poverty
    • Help and feted elderly p