Volunteer Tanzania

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Tanzania is a great place to volunteer. Formed in 1964 by the merger of Tanganyika and the island of Zanzibar it is a stable democracy attracting inward investment and is in 152nd place out of 186 countries and territories in 2013 when ranked in terms of life expectancy, literacy, access to knowledge and the living standards of a country.

With a population of around 44 million, Tanzania is nevertheless a country facing many challenges, few of which are unique to sub-Saharan Africa. There is wide-

spread poverty, water access can be poor and life  expectancy is just 53 yrs old not least because of poor health care provision and access with one in every six children in Tanzania dying before their fifth birthday. AIDS/HIV is also a major concern with a staggering two million children in Tanzania orphaned by the virus. Fortunately the stability of the country makes its attractive to volunteer work projects which mainly focus on working with orphaned, marginalized and abandoned children; developing AID/HIV awareness and rolling out treatment programs, and promoting education particularly amongst girls and young women whose take up rate is traditionally poor in a country where three million children do not attend any education..

If you run or know of a volunteer work project in Tanzania let us know by contacting here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer Work Tanzania

Volunteer Tanzania

Volunteer Tanzania

Volunteer Tanzania

Volunteer Tanzania


The Baobab Home

Volunteer Work Tanzania: The Baobab Home

Long or short term orphanage or school based work with volunteers with a specific skill set.
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Art in Tanzania

Volunteer Work Tanzania: Art in Tanzania

Volunteer work in education, health, orphan care, construction, sports and HIV/AIDS awareness.
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Volunteer Work Tanzania: Help2Kids

Help2Kids runs nineteen volunteer work placements working with children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Volunteer Tanzania

If you are considering undertaking a period of volunteer work in Tanzania check out our profile pages to explore the country before you visit and learn how to make the most of your volunteer work in Tanzania.

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