The project aims to understand how people from different cultures communicate with each other and the culture of a society comprises the shared values, understandings, assumptions, and goals that are learned from earlier generations, imposed by the members of the present day society and passed on to the succeeding generations.
The volunteers will participate in the following activities during their stay in Tanzania:
- Experiencing home stay with local families
- Intensive Swahili language classes (at least 2 hours every day)
- Classes on traditional African dances, art and music (singing and drumming)
- Batik & Tie-die: Learning how to do tie-die and batik with local people
- Khanga/clothes workshop: A workshop/demonstration on various uses of some African fabrics and their meaning.
- Workshops, Presentations & Debates: Participation in various workshops on African culture and history, making presentation of your own culture to local people.
Duration of the project: Volunteers can be accepted for a minimum time of 4 weeks and a maximum of 3 months.
For more information and enrollment, please go to: http://www.cadip.org/volunteering-in-tanzania
CADIP International Volunteer Program: http://www.cadip.org
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