Zambia - Community Development in Kitwe with ‘Beautiful Gate’.

Country: 
ZAMBIA

 

Beautiful Gate Zambia is looking for volunteers to work in the community in Kitwe, Zambia. Director Bill Kapinga writes: "We welcome volunteers for various needs in our organisation, including:  

  • Teaching - assist in teaching Science, English or Maths etc
  • Children’s activities - a few hours a week coaching sports, organising games or running arts activities
  • Maintenance - we sometimes need extra hands to help maintain the surroundings  
  • Outreach - Go out in the community to work with people living with HIV/AIDS or play games with street kids
  • Admin Support - Data capture, fundraising, desktop research and other office work."

Placements can be from one to three months. The approximate cost for one month is £1500, and for three months, £2000, making this one of our cheapest placements. The costs quoted include the return air fare, health and travel insurance, visa and the donation to Christians Abroad to help cover administrative costs.

Volunteers are supervised by Director Bill Kapinga and there is accommodation for up to six people. There is a well-equipped hospital only ten minutes’ drive away, a local Pentecostal church nearby and several local tourist attractions, e.g. a chimpanzee sanctuary, a snake farm, a game park and a dam.