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De 2 à 12 semaines
âge minimum : 18 ans
Community Project in Namibia

Community Project in Namibia

Program description

Project in schools 1 hour from Windhoek, the capital, to help children who do not always have access to education, (or who are in a handicap situation) by assisting teachers and professionals in their daily tasks. 

You can choose between 2 different programs: 

- Assistance in an elementary school 

- Assistance in rehabilitation and education centers

Primary School Assistance Project: 

You will assist in the schools assisting the teachers, the goal being to give a chance to the children of this community, and to teach them a multitude of things so that they can build a stable future.

Volunteer tasks: 

- Take care of the children on a daily basis (putting on shoes, going to the toilet, washing hands,...)  

- Assist the teachers in their activities (help during exercises, tidy up the classrooms,...) 

- Create lessons and presentations for the children 

- Get involved in extracurricular activities (which can sometimes be on weekends) 

Project to help disabled children: 

This school is located in Windhoek, the capital of the country, with this project you will help and have a positive impact on the lives of the children. The project is based on two different sites, a rehabilitation center for families and children with special needs and an education center for children between 1 and 6 years old. 

Volunteer schedule: 

- 6:30 am: breakfast 

- 7:00 am: transfer to the rehabilitation center

- 7:30am to 12:00pm: Project at the rehabilitation center 

- 12:00/13:00: lunch 

- 1pm: transfer to the education center 

- 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: project at the education center 

- 5:15pm: transfer to accommodation 

- 7:00 pm : dinner 

Missions at the rehabilitation center: 

- 7:30/8:30: games including topics like animals, art, stories,... 

- 8:30 am : teach songs, and tell stories to the children 

- 9:00 am: help with breakfast 

- 9:30am: a psychologist works with the children, either one on one or in groups, there is one topic per week that incorporates developmental skills for the children.

- 11:30 am: help with lunch 

- 12:00 pm: telling stories for the children's nap, for the volunteers staying at the center in the afternoon. 

Missions at the education center: 

- Bible reading and children's stories 

- Art workshops

- Games and sports activities 

- For children over 6 years old: basic mathematics and languages.

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Transfer to/from and between projects
Presentation at your arrival on the project

not included


Dates and prices

Every Sunday


Up to 66% tax reduction


Fees to be paid upon registration

Price after tax deduction*

2 Weeks
1461 €
496.74 €
4 Weeks
2834 €
963.56 €
6 Weeks
4210 €
1431.4 €
8 Weeks
5580 €
1897.2 €
12 Weeks
8330 €
2832.2 €

*Calculated on the basis of 66% tax reduction. For more information on donations to organizations of general interest, go to the official website of the public service


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Elementary School Program:

Accommodations in converted tents (2 or 3 per tent), laundry service, swimming pool, bar/cafe. 

Program with disabled children: 

Accommodation in shared rooms and bathrooms, laundry service, swimming pool, bar and barbecue upon availability.


– 18 years

– 2 weeks minimum for the project with children with disabilities 

– 4 weeks minimum for the project in the elementary school  

– Experience with children and in teaching preferred but not required

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