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Environmental Advocacy Internship in Africa

Summary

Art in Tanzania is introducing and implementing environmentally-friendly solutions for the Tanzanian communities as the use of dry toilets, composting and household water reuse. We also focus on eco-construction and planting bamboo as an eco-friendly solution for construction material. We also emphasize sustainable tourism operations.

Details

 

  • Tanzanian communities are lacking economic strength to implement environmentally friendly solutions in their households. 
  • Presently less than 50% of the households have a toilet. Interns are developing sustainable and affordable solutions including a dry toilet for households and schools.
  • Other green work includes developing composts, sustainable sources for cooking heat, development of tree and bamboo nurseries as well as neighborhood education and advocacy. A local source of funding and
  • sustainability for Art in Tanzania are wildlife safari and other tourism operations. We are developing an NGO business model to streamline revenue back into communities. 
  • The working hours are 6-8 hours per day from Monday to Friday. This is an ongoing program and we can adjust the starting dates.
  • Paid internships include a local minimum wage of $100 USD per month. We also offer stipends depending on the terms of the internship and regulations of your home university.
  • Starting and end dates are flexible and can accommodate other travel arrangements in Tanzania.
  • International flights, work permits, accommodation, and meals are personal costs. 
  • We also offer participants with disabilities personal assistants and drivers at additional expenses; $30 USD per week. 24- hour general assistance is free.
  • Presently we are developing online and mobile platforms to reach children in rural Tanzania as the Rolling Stories https://rollingstories.com/showRoller.php?raw=1519131326051 
  • We provide in-country orientation and training and academic tutoring for the program.
  • The working hours are 6-8 hours per day from Monday to Friday. This is an ongoing program and we can adjust the starting dates.
  • Paid internships include a local minimum wage/stipend of $100 USD per month.
  • We also offer stipends depending on the terms of the internship and regulations of your home university. 
  • Starting and end dates are flexible and can accommodate other travel arrangements in Tanzania. International flights, Student permit, accommodation, and meals are personal costs. 
  • We also offer participants with disabilities personal assistants and drivers at additional expenses; $30 USD per week. 24-hour general assistance is free.  
  • You and your visiting friends can enjoy sustainable tourism, safaris, and local tour options at slow cost.

To book you in and to open your personal account we need your tentative arrival and departure dates.

Participant reference: https://youtu.be/wsd846-tkQE

Contact us for more details at info@artintanzania.org  or visit us at www.artintanzania.org  or SKYPE with us at infoartintanzania.

Web: www.artintanzania.org 

Application: http://www.artintanzania.org/en/about/jobs/application-interns 

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