Volunteers for Hygienic School Project in Tanzania


In Sumbawanga, East Africa, most of the schools lack water infrastructure. This problem puts the pupils under epidemic diseases like cholera. Most of the school toilets have no water for children to wash their hands. Therefore so so called School WASH project was initiated. School WASH stands for School Water and Sanitation Hygiene. This is kind of sanitary activities where the school pupils are taught to maintain hygienic behavior. The vision is that 20 Secondary Schools have necessary knowledge about WASH until the end of the Volunteer service. For the minimum time of 4 weeks, we are looking for Volunteers for School Hygiene Project in Tanzania

VJD-No.: VJD27
Type: Helping Hands
Online Project: No
Location: Sumbawanga, Tanzania
Minimum Stay: 4 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 2
Project focus: (Higher) Secondary Education
SDG: 04 Quality Education

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  • Help in WASH projects
  • Organise meetings with stakeholders
  • Monitor and Evaluate progress
  • Make field visit
  • Provide necessary knowledge about WASH to secondary school pupils
  • Write activity reports of the project
  • Monitor and evaluation of activities
  • Write a medium and Final report of project activities


  • University degree in Environment, Public relations or Sociology
  • Experience in Administration, Officework; Report writing; Training and Organisational Development and/or Environment conservation is preferred,
  • Fluent in English and Swahili (desired)
  • Positive minded altitude
  • Clean Police Background Check (PBC)

What services are included

- Pre-departure support and discounted services
- 24-hour emergency phone
- Airport pick-up & drop-off
(unless otherwise stated)
- Long term experienced staff
- Safe and basic accommodations
(sometimes shared)
- All meals
(unless otherwise stated in field manuals)
- Welcome and introduction meeting
- Orientation on teaching methods and techniques, language, culture and religion (if applicable)
- Location orientation
- Complete immersion in the local culture
- 24-hour in-country support
- Volunteer certificate

What services are not included

- Flights
- Visa costs
- Vaccination costs
- Medical and travel insurance
(can be arrange for 1,35 Euro per day)
- Extra local excursions
- International and domestic airport taxes
- Personal Equipment

Estimated Cost

Cost for the 1st week:

264 Euro

Cost for the following weeks:

244 Euro per week

Visit our FAQ page for financial help.

We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).

In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!


First Contact

Please contact us by phone, email or apply free of charge and without any obligation here as an individual and here as a company.

Do you think that this project perfectly fits you?

In that case we welcome your resume and motivation letter in English. Please mention the assignment title and its VJD-No. as reference. We will of course ensure complete confidentiality and discretion while processing your inquiry.


All information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy and completeness.

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