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Community Thies, Senegal

Meet the Senegalese culture through immersion and social works.


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What you offer

15h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Child Care
Help look after, educate and instruct children.
Teaching Sports
Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Support
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The Experience

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to work with me in Child Protection with the street kids named after Talibes. Talibes children are Koranic school children who are often forced to beg so as to have have lunch; breakfast and dinner. You will work also in a Community Garden where Talibe come to learn about farming but also learn Languages. You will volunteer to teach in schools; working in hospitals; Hosting an English Radio Show etc.

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Additional Fee Required

In our culture, which is the senegalese one, we do not ask a guest or a foreigner to pay anything because it is part and parcel of our terangua (hospitality). You can give, however, a contribution (a gift of any kind but the volunteer is not obliged to do it).

Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate French
  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jun
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Nov
Stay at least
4 weeks

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About the host

Hosted by Ousmane

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