Our mission is to improve lives of the extreme poor people in the rural communities in Tanzania through promoting access to water, education, healthcare and livelihood opportunities.
Millions of Tanzanians in the rural areas live in extreme poverty. Without effective interventions many of the extreme poor will continue to pass on their poverty to their next generation. The Foundation for African Empowerment (FAE) is a newly registered nonprofit sustainable human development organization founded in March 2016 in order to contribute towards tackling extreme poverty in Tanzania. Its mission is to improve lives of the extreme poor people in the rural communities in Tanzania through promoting access to water, education, healthcare and livelihood opportunities. By promoting access to education, water, healthcare and livelihood opportunities in the rural communities where extreme poverty is severe and pervasive, we expect to make positive long-lasting impact on the ground one community at a time. We implement our programs through an integrated development approach focusing on four critical sectors of water, healthcare, education and livelihood opportunities which we believe are synergistically crucial in helping to sustainably break the vicious cycle of poverty in the rural communities. Moreover, our approach involves other stakeholders such as community members, local governments, development partners and the private sector. We work toward building a society free of extreme poverty, inequality and injustice.
Volunteer is expected to create crodwfunding campaign in order to raise funds for water and dispensary projects in Tanzania. So the volunteer need to have strong social medial skills and writing skills for coming up with compelling project stories.
Volunteer shall stay in a secure family compound but in a fully furnished apartment. There is a washing machine and a private kitchen to cook private meals whenever needed. Generally, there shall be a person cooking for the volunteer and many times he or she shall share meals with the host family.
The Volunteer is expected contribute some little money in order to have three meal course, breakfast, lunch and dinner. They shall be local meals and also volunteer traditional meals can be provided upon request and participation of the volunteer. In the office, the will be coffee, tea and water throughout.
Swahili language and traditional meals
Experience traditional life in the rural communities
Swahili language and traditional cooking lessons.
One free game tour to Arusha National Park.
Welcome, induction, and support to settle for work and for life in the new environment.
A named contact person for support and help including processing of your work permit and tour excursions.
Opportunity to contribute your creativity and talents to advance FAE’s mission.
To get some time off-duty to socialize and enjoy the beauty of Tanzania.
To work in the office but also to visit project sites in the rural communities.
Free accommodation and an office space if relocating to Arusha.
Training to understand the organization, its mission, job role and deliverable expected from you.
Good working conditions in a fast-growing organization, a satisfactory and challenging job in a multicultural team.
To be thanked for your time through certificate of appreciation and a letter of recommendation.
Volunteer shall be responsible for his or her airfare and visa to Tanzania, accident, life and health insurance throughout his or her volunteering time with FAE.
The Foundation for African Empowerment is looking for a fundraising expert/pundit to help in setting up crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for its two urgent projects to be implemented at Chemka Village located in Kilimanjaro region in Tanzania. The first project is to raise USD 7,500 for connecting safe drinking water at Chemka Primary School. Due to lack of safe water pupils and teachers frequently suffer from diseases such as typhoid, Urinary Track Infections (UTIs) and schistosomiasis. These conditions are not only costly, but also perpetuate poverty among the children and their households. This project will help to improve school attendance, health and dignity of more than 250 pupils especially girl pupils.
Also, the volunteers will work on a dispensary project. Lack of healthcare service adversely affects health and dignity of more than 2,000 villagers especially the lives of more than 1,000 women and children. Due to lack of healthcare service within the village, children have lost lives, women have given birth on the road or at home under unsanitar condition and have suffered from pregnancy and birth-related complications. Moreover, the already poor families spend a lot of money in search for healthcare located far away outside their village. In Tanzania, almost 23 women die every day from birth-related complications or nearly one woman in every hour. This project will help to ensure sustainable access to healthcare facility for mothers, children and an entire village.