Tanzania - Flexible Dates
Date: Flexible Dates
Partner: Global Volunteers
Estimated Economy Airfare: $1,700-$2,500
About Global Volunteers: Since 1894 Global Volunteers has been an internationally recognized nonprofit. Global Volunteers encourages and enables volunteers to spend short periods of time working with and learning from and about local people in communities throughout the world. Volunteers help deliver essential services uniquely and personally.
About the country: Located in East Africa, Tanzania is home to Mt. Kilimanjaro and over 120 ethnic groups, with Swahili being the national language. Tanzania is mountainous and densely forested. Three of Africa’s great lakes are partly within Tanzania.
About the clinic site: You will be volunteering in a new and modern health clinic center – with emphasis on maternal and child healthcare – that serves residents from 10 area villages. Most patients are pregnant women and children. You will work alongside local physicians and nurses and you will provide: patient care, health screenings, checkups, dental exams, and teach basic health, hygiene, and wellness practices.