Projects

Below are the projects that the center needs support in (cash or kind) to undertake/expand. Please feel free to pick a project and suggest the kind of support you can give.

Project 1 – Drug and Alcohol Awareness Campaign

  • Awareness campaigns are held in schools, organizations, churches etc.
  • Presentation on Harmful Effects of Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Recovered addicts share testimonies and experiences
  • Audience interaction (question and answer sessions between recovered addicts, resource people etc) 

Project 2 – Outreach Program (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)

  • Areas for outreach programmes include ghettos/slums, prisons, hospitals, streets and market places.
  • Volunteers are split into groups, and will be lead with group leaders.
  • During outreach food, clothes, water and bibles are shared and the Word of God is shared.
  • Any addict, who wish to join the programme are directed to the Rehab Center.

Project 3 – Medical Screening (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays)

  • Medical screening is done on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the ghettos and on Tuesdays and Thursdays in schools.
  • It includes checking blood pressure, screening for malaria parasites, HIV/AIDS screening etc
  • Project 4 –Tanzania Clean Country Campaign (Tree Planting& Clean-up Exercise) –2 months

  • Volunteers are expected to research and find out locations in Dar es salaam where tree planting and clean-up exercises would be most ideal for the disciples.
  • With the help of members of staff volunteers are to locate companies that will sponsor seedlings for the exercise and constantly supply water for the upkeep of the plants.
  • Sponsorship; identifying of ideal locations; clean-up exercises; and tree planting should occur within the two months that the volunteer will be around.

Project 5 –Football or any other sport (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)

  • Clients who wish to join the football team will go to a football park to train.
  • The volunteer coach will select the best players to form a football team.
  • The team will be trained on a daily basis.
  • Volunteers are expected to contact other teams in the area and set up football matches on a constant basis.
  • Clients who do not want to join the team but still want to exercise can also join the training programme on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Project 6 –Choir/Music Band

  • Clients who can sing and play instruments will form a choir.
  • Volunteers will take them through daily voice training and rehearsals.
  • Choir will prepare for and perform during all TZHuru Rehab Center events including outreach programmes, graduations etc.
  • Volunteers will also book concerts and other programmes with churches, choral groups etc

Project 7 –Computer Skills Training

  • Volunteers teach interested disciples basic computer skills
  • Clients are introduced to the use of a computer including types of hardware devices, saving documents etc
  • Basic software training is given such as using MS-Office etc
  • Typing lessons will also be given
  • All skills learned will be tested after each lesson

Project 9 – Music Lessons (instruments and vocals)

  • Volunteers teach disciples how to play the guitar, keyboard and conga drums
  • Lessons will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for one hour
  • Clients taking part in these lessons need not be part of the Huru Band

Project 10 – Book Writing

  • Clients testimonies and life experiences will be detailed in a series of books on addiction
  • Clients will also write various books about the Christian faith, living for the Lord etc.

Project 11 – Farming

  • Clients who graduate can be employed to work on the Center’s farm at Kimanzichana
  • Any crops grown on the farm can be used to meet the Center’s feeding needs

 

Project 12 – Pottery

  • Kimanzichana go to Bagamoyo to create various handicrafts on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • This teaches them a new skill and helps to harness their creativity
  • Any pottery made can be sold to raise funds for the organization
  1. If you are ever interested in hiring a new team member, I am your gal! I worked in Tanzania with children and teachers for10 years. Na sema Kiswahili, hamna sheida! You may contact me at pembabec@gmail.com Tutaonana baadaye! Bec

  2. Karibu sana Rebecca!

    Please check your email inbox.

  3. Ill love to come with my wife

  4. How much does it cost?

  5. Hello, my name is Bret, and I am 21 years old. Are there any opportunities for me to help out? I may not have the experience, but I definitely have the passion. I would love to help out in anyway I can. I would love to hear from you.

  6. Hello,
    My name is Tisha Garver, I am interested in your volunteer programs. I would like to receive more information, please feel free to contact me via email, phone or regular mail to my home address. Thank You,
    Sincerely tisha Garver

  7. I am interested in getting involved with your program. Please email me back

  8. Hi Tonya,
    Thank you for asking that question, The cost will be your plane ticket plus the cost of the volunteer’s food, accommodation and transportation for duration time while you are here in Tanzania.The cost for one volunteer for one week is $ 100.

  9. Hi Bret,
    Thank you for showing interest working with our organisation. There is always something you can do to help. Talk to them, encourage or play with them. we are going to send you email with more info how you can join us.

  10. Hi Tisha,
    Thank you for reaching us. Please check your email we are going to send you more info

  11. Hi Laken,
    Thank you for your interest. please check your email we are sending you more info

  12. Mary Ellen Lemieux

    please send me more information. Thank you.

  13. mrs.shariff45@yahoo.com

    I think What you guys do is such a wonderful thing. It has always been a passion of mine to do mission work. please email me as I’m very interested! Thank you.

  14. This sounds like a very nice effort. I hope it is developing well.

  15. Hello, my name is Serena and I am very interested in the volunteer opportunities presented. Please email me and let me know how I might be able to become part of this program.

  16. Hi! I would love to learn more about how I can get involved!

  17. I would love to be a volentear please email me

  18. I am looking to sign up. I really want to be apart of this and help. I have experience in the medical field. So if help in that area is needed I am willing to help. I also would like more information. Please email I am definitely eager about coming!

  19. Thank you all for showing interest working with us, The flight cost is about $1300-$2000 for the round trip ticket.

    @Serena, its easy…tell us a little bit about yourself and we will be able to a sign you somewhere where we are in need of help.

    @Brooke, you’re most welcome, Depends with what God has put in your heart. We need fundraisers, volunteers with different skills, just tell a little bit about yourself and we will work with you to accomplish our mission

    Fundraising is an essential part of paying for your trip and project costs.

    Our Executive Director is in USA we can organize to go together in Tanzania. In case of any question please let us now.

    For more information about accommodation please read this link

    http://uhurucenter.wordpress.com/2013/02/13/volunteers-are-needed/

    Thanks

    TZHuru

  20. i will come down their and work for u 3 for free if u fly me

  21. Dear Kevin,

    Thank you for showing interest and call you have for the children and youths. Currently we do not have funds to help paying for flights; we would like to partner with volunteer who is able to pay for his or her flight ticket to Tanzania, and pay for the accommodation fee of $100 hundred per week that is for food, Safety, travel expenses while you’re in Tanzania.

    There ways to raise funds, you can let people know of your mission for TZHuru Center people around you, your family, church, college etc. and you can rise funds that will help you to pay for your ticket and accommodation fee.

    If you are able to help raise funds towards the organization, your effort will be really appreciated, the funds will go towards, Children sponsorship, Building, well Clean water, clothes, food, drugs, bed and sheets, etc.

    If there anything we can help you in this process feel free to contact us.

  22. CRYSTAL ORDONEZ

    Hello, mission work as always been a dream ofmine. It’s always been a passion and I have felt like the Lord has been calling me into that field. My little brother does mission work in Nicuragua once a year and stays anywhere between 3 wks to 2 months. Please send me more info and any forms to fill out. I believe if I talk to my church pastor that maybe an offering can be taking up so I can come help. So yes, please send me info on costs for plane ticket round trip, food, housing, safety, etc so I can get am estimate on how much I need to raise… Thank you so very much… God bless you all. Crystal

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