Meet the Senegalese culture through immersion and social works.


The Exchange

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.


What you offer

15 hours of help 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.


What you get

2 days off per week

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.


Requirements

Intermediate English or Intermediate French

Over 18 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

The Project consists of helping people everywhere mainly children; students; young people girls and women. The children in the project might be formal students or non formal students and we help them have a good education through Free English classes. We also do Service learning and Community Service by helping children of the community to find ways out for a brighter future.
We help women to have their words in the develpment of the community through trainings and Women Empowerment Activities. The project aims to help young girls to have an education by going to school and staying at school till University or beyond Universities. We trained the Talibes Children who are mainly street children to receive a formal education through Languages classes and outdoors activities.
The project also aims to help the community to have access to Medical Care through free medical checking


Activities & Shift

Activities are various and numerous:
1. Education through free English classes for the students
2. Teaching in Schools
3. Manual Works in the Community Talibe Garden
4. Hosting an English Radio Show for the Community
5. Outdoor Activities for the children
6. Medical Checking for the children & the community
7. English Clubs
8. Soccer Tournament for the children
9. Girls & Women Empowerment Sessions & Trainings
Etc.....


Rules

No restrictions.....
No drinking alcohol or smoking in your host house family
Be Committed to the job
Willing to work
Useful to give a helping hand
Willing to discover Senegalese Culture