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Women Empowerment Program in Tanzania

Are you interested to volunteer with disadvantaged and uneducated women? Would you like to raise awareness among grass-root communities and empower women and young girls? This Tanzania women empowerment volunteering program has all you’re looking for.

Tanzania is a beautiful country to volunteer and travel in. The country offers you the opportunity to experience a huge amount of natural flora and fauna. Also a home to a wide variety of fascinating cultures and traditions, Tanzania certainly has all you seek to experience.

Despite its natural and cultural beauty, Tanzania is still a developing country struggling with poverty and illiteracy. There are several types of superstitions still prevalent in the country. Female genital mutilation and child marriages are such dominant superstations that affect the young girls and women gravely.

Our women empowerment volunteering program in Tanzania works in collaboration with local organizations to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and other harmful traditions towards women.

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Skills and Qualifications:

There are no any specific experience or qualifications required to join this program. However, you need to be a kind person and should enjoy undertaking new and exciting challenges. You need a deep love for working with underprivileged young girls and women. Additionally, you need to be respectful of Tanzanian customs and traditions.

Volunteers’ Responsibilities & Impact

After joining this volunteer with women program in Tanzania, you will help raise awareness against FGM and other harmful traditions towards women. You will hold educational seminars, training workshops, and sensitization and awareness campaigns in grass-root communities, where these harmful customs are still being practiced.

You will also volunteer in our safe-shelters and day-care centres for girls. We have presently three safe shelters for the girls run away from their families to avoid FGM or early forced marriages. These safe centers intend to offer a secure place for young girls, where the girls get education and learn important life skills.

Tanzania women empowerment program is a very impactful. Through raising awareness against FGM and other harmful practices you will help to reduce superstitious believes. By educating and providing important life skills to these impoverished young girls and women, you will help them to be independent and lead a harmonious life.

Volunteer Women Empowerment in Tanzania: Dates and Fees

IFRE programs begin every Monday year-round. If you have travel constraints, you can still start your chosen program on any day of the year.

Our Fees

Since 2006, IFRE has been the most trusted and respected volunteer abroad organization in the world, and also the most affordable. We’re dedicated to providing the highest quality volunteer programs at the lowest fees, which make it possible for everyone, especially students, to volunteer internationally and make a positive impact in the lives of others.

We believe in 100% transparency.

Rest assured; we never use middlemen. Your one-time registration fee of $299 covers our administrative costs. The low weekly fee is paid in the host country directly to your host family and project (via country coordinator), and includes housing, food, and minor expenses. IFRE is a non-profit organization, so your program fees are tax deductible.

Volunteer Program Fee (US$)

Duration Women Empowerment Projects
  1 Week   $205
  2 Weeks   $360
  3 Weeks   $515
  4 Weeks   $670
  5 Weeks   $825
  6 Weeks   $980
  7 Weeks   $1,135
  8 Weeks   $1,290
  9 Weeks   $1,445
  10 Weeks   $1,600
  11 Weeks   $1,755
  12 Weeks   $1,910

Comprehensive Travel Insurance $3.49/day ( below 28 years) and $4.49/day ( above 28 years) »

Please apply for volunteers visa since volunteers are not allowed to use tourist visa to work as a volunteer,

How your fee is allocated?

Program Fees Cover:

  • Accommodation (host family)
  • Food (only breakfast and dinnery)
  • Program Orientation
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers

Program Fees Exclude:

C permit can be received upon arrival.

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Accommodation and Meal

While volunteering in Tanzania in women’s program, you will be placed with a safe and loving Tanzanian host family. The host families are socially respected, educated, and responsible. Additionally, they will provide you with three home cooked and authentic meals per day. Staying with a host family is a great way to experience typical Tanzanian culture, learn local language, and understand local way of life and many more.

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Free Time and Weekends:

You’ll get plenty of free time and weekends off to explore and discover as you volunteer with women in Tanzania. During the evenings, you can explore the local area, and during your weekends, you can go on longer tours or excursions all across Tanzania.

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Safety and In Country Support

IFRE understands that safety is among the top concerns of prospective volunteers. We take this responsibility seriously and have a track-record of more than 22,000 happy and safe volunteers to show for it.

Learn more about our commitment to volunteers’ safety

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Arrival and departure

You need to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airportj to take part in our women empowerment volunteer opportunity in Tanzania. Please arrive one day before your assignment starts. Send us your final flight information after booking is completed. In case if your flight is missed or delayed, inform us as soon as possible so that we can arrange new pick up schedule.

IFRE Volunteers arranges airport pick up service for our volunteers. Our airport representative will pick you at the airport up on your arrival. Please provide us your final flight information and contact us as soon as possible if you missed your flight.

We do not arrange airport drop off services.


You will have to secure tourist visa for volunteering in women’s project in Tanzania. Visit nearby Tanzanian embassy to secure tourist visa. Instead, you can choose to get a tourist visa on arrival at the airport. Visa on arrival is available to citizens of Canada, the UK, USA and most European countries.

Visa extension while you are in the country is possible. An extension of 90 days can be added to your visa with a short visit to the Immigration Office located in Dar es Salaam. You can check out this website to get more information about Tanzanian tourist visas.


You need get vaccinated to avoid epidemics and other illness. Please consult your travel doctor who is knowledgeable about ongoing epidemics in Tanzania. CDC suggests to get vaccinated against Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, cholera, Rabies, yellow fever, Tetanus, typhoid, polio, and malaria. Click this link to get detail information regarding these vaccinations, and consult a medical doctor before taking any vaccinations.

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