intermediate english
From 2 to 12 weeks
Minimum age: 18 YO
Environmental Conservation in Tanzania

Environmental Conservation in Tanzania

Program description

Our environment should not be neglected, I’m sure you’d agree!

With this program you’ll do your part for future citizens of the world and experience the fast developing country of Tanzania in a unique way… by going back to nature!

Rain Forest in Tanzania

There is not much rain forest area in Tanzania due to its weather conditions during certain parts of the year as well as the natural landscape, so forestry departments always do their best to protect what rainforest they have. But it is not enough. Now it is important that community members do their part to protect the forested areas and the animals that rely upon them.

Environmental Conservation Program

One organization that we work with in Monduli does particularly well in maintaining a good environment around that area. This group is saving the community and empowering the women who run it at the same time. It is an important effort as many areas do not have enough trees, which affects the quality of the atmosphere negatively, and many locals struggle to take care of their families as the landscape continues to change.

This program works with an environmental club through a local school to encourage students towards environmental conservation. It’s a great chance to provide them with important knowledge about this subject, advising them on how to behave with their environment in the right way. You’ll be contributing your time on this campaign and planting seeds to nurture responsible future citizens of the world.

Daily Tasks

Your daily tasks will be a combination of activities dependent upon the weather and the season. You can expect to work on tree planting in the forest or in community spaces, tree nursery tasks that support this, and whenever possible you will be arranging classes with the environmental club in the school or community halls directed at local kids and teenagers.

All are welcome to join this program, especially those working or studying in the forestry field as this will be a great opportunity to work alongside a real community members and exchange your knowledge with them.

Environmental Conservation Project in Tanzania
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Airport pick-up (JRO or ZNZ) and first night in Monduli
Accommodation (host family)
3 meals on weekdays and 2 meals on weekends
24-hour emergency assistance
Donation to the project

not included

Airport drop-off

Dates and prices

Every Sunday
2 Weeks
890 €
4 Weeks
1350 €
5 Weeks
1550 €
6 Weeks
1790 €
8 Weeks
2390 €
10 Weeks
2800 €
12 Weeks
3220 €


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Life on the project


You will be staying in the Monduli District, located in the Arusha region of northeastern Tanzania. The Monduli district is a great place to discover the Maasai culture and their natural environment. Many iconic sites such as Lake Manyara, Mount Meru, Kilimanjaro, Serengeti and Ngorongoro are within easy reach of the projects and can be visited during free time.

Additional information

Airport pick-up on Saturday and Sunday (JRO or ZNZ) at 10am or 2pm and first night in Monduli. Volunteers arriving on Saturday will have to pay extra for the first night.

What to bring on the project: 

– Clothing that covers knees and shoulders for school visits.

– Work clothes (rain jacket, boots and gloves) for daily activities.


– 18 years

– Passport copy

– Intermediate level in english

– Clothing that covers knees and shoulders for school visits, and work clothes (rain jacket, boots and gloves) for daily activities.

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