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Why Tanzania ? • Bordering the Indian Ocean and 4 AIESEC MCs: Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. • Tanzania has over 130 languages and tribal groups, making it the most diverse nation in Africa, but one of the most peaceful.AIESEC in Tanzania 1213 | ICX GCDP National Projects | email@example.com
• Mt. Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, is the tallest African peak. • Tanzania is surrounded by 3 of the most magnificent lakes - Lake Tanganyika (lowest point of Africa), Lake Nyasa and Lake Victoria (largest lake of Africa). • The extinct Ngorongoro Crater, in Tanzania, is the largest complete crater in the world.AIESEC in Tanzania 1213 | ICX GCDP National Projects | firstname.lastname@example.org
• Serengeti Plains - the worlds last great wildlife refuge and home to an estimated 3 million animals. • Zanzibar contains some of the best beaches in the world.AIESEC in Tanzania 1213 | ICX GCDP National Projects | email@example.com
Active Contribution Program is an Africa regional initiative, succeeding Empower Africa Program (ASK, YES, swITch, Afri-tour). It is also the winning initiative of Global 2015 Fund, demonstrating innovation and alignment towards AIESEC 2015. An initiative endorsed by AIESEC International AIESEC Tanzania has completely review our entire operation to align ourselvesto Africa’s regional initiative to ensure high quality and impactful delivery
Tanzania Government Focus: Poverty Eradication Environment Population HIV/AIDS Gender Culture Part of Africa’s regional initiative
GCDPi realization timeline Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug 1st wave 2nd wave 1st wave 2nd wave Remarks about each Ideal dates of GCDP projects: waves: Dec – Mar peak May – Aug peak Focus of each waves: education and raising1st wave 24th Dec – 8th Feb 13th May – 25th Jun awareness of respective issue (via events) action-orientated for creating direct positive2nd wave 11th Feb – 22nd Mar 27th Jun – 10th Aug impact on society (via personal interactions)Our main audience is primary school, secondary school, high school and university students.
For us, a high quality XP is defined as … Overcome challenges Reflection Outer- Inner- Self Crisis Growth Growth Journey Journey Awareness New Environment Values
Typical GCDPi project timeline Trainee Week 2-3 Training by Execution Learning event Week 4-5Week 1 Week 6 conference NGO & final to showcase + LEAD preparation impact + Orientation + LEAD (+ city tour) (+ study tour)On-going initiatives for QUALITY exchange management:• Minimizing accommodation fee• LC house (security + integration purposes)• Reception booklet (with translation)• Orientation week for interns• Standardized study tour• Failure report (for admitting failures)• EP team leader with country partners
Logistics details• To subsidize accommodation, interns is expected to contribute MAX. 100 USD.• Living Expense (food + commute) in Tanzania is MIN. 150 USD per month.• Interns are encouraged to have travel insurance covering both their “health” and “property”.• Most interns bring up to 1500 USD: – Study tour to Zanzibar: ~ 200 USD – Study tour to Safari: ~ 500 USD – Climbing Kilimanjaro: ~ 1000 USD
Gender Health Improvement• Health (especially gender related) issues remains one of the most talked about things in Tanzania. A lot of effort and money have been used to improvement health situation in Tanzania.• The most frequent feedback we had from our most impactful project, ASK (Answer Solution Knowledge on HIV/AIDS) is that participates are bored with HIV/AIDS.• Therefore, we decided to expand our workshop series to STDs, UTI, TB and malaria (instead of just HIV/AIDS).
Gender Health ImprovementType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 24th Dec 2012 – 8th Feb 2013 • Interns will organize events to raise awareness on disease such as STDs, UTI, TB and malaria. • Interns will coordinate with NGOs and institutions on creating educational material/ campaign on respectiveProject health issues.description • Interns will coordinate with schools in nearby area for logistics of events. • Interns will work with students and participants of events to evaluate their awareness and understanding of diseases.
Gender Health ImprovementType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 11th Feb 2013 – 22nd Mar 2013 • Interns will be trained and work with NGOs and institutions to help on disease testing stations. • Interns will be trained by NGOs and institutions on how toProject interact with youths who were tested positive.description • Interns will be providing counseling service for youths who have tested positive with disease. • Interns will work with stakeholders to evaluate the impact created on society.
Culture & Globalization• Tanzania is the most diverse nation in Africa, consist of 130 languages and tribal groups. Many people in Tanzania has little knowledge or appreciation of a tribal group other than their own, and the rich culture of tribal groups is losing its essence amongst youth. Additionally, tribal groups can sometime be a deciding factor in employment.• In recent years, globalization has become a phenomenon in Tanzania, seeing so much more international collaborations and influences. And staying informed and knowledgeable will only put Tanzania youth one step ahead of others.
Culture & GlobalizationType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 24th Dec 2012 – 8th Feb 2013 • Interns preparing and organizing a fair, “Global Village”, showcasing their own culture respectively to (mainly) youth, in the aspect of traditions, music , art and habitation.Project • Interns working with locals to showcase diversity indescription Tanzania’s culture and tribal groups. • Interns educating schools students on the effect of globalization in general and to Tanzania.
Culture & GlobalizationType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 11th Feb 2013 – 22nd Mar 2013 • Interns will work with schools/institutions to organize workshops where: • Interns will be teaching local students their culture • Interns will be learning local culture from studentsProject • On the last week, both local students and interns will needdescription be hosting an entertainment event surrounding about local and international culture. • Final remark must be made regarding cultural implication on globalization, and the importance of embracing cultural differences.
Career & Leadership Development• Employers in Tanzania struggle to find graduates that can do their job well. Most graduates have nothing more than a degree certificate, and are lack of transferable soft skills for task execution.• In the graduate employment market, AIESEC is extremely relevant. Mainly due to the voluntary leadership experiences, interest in world issues, and Global Competency Model.• Some employers will even ask for AIESEC members exclusively on their application.• If AIESEC is developing the right talents for the market via our TMP/ TLP program, why cant we extend some elements to more youth in Tanzania.
Career & Leadership DevelopmentType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 24th Dec 2012 – 8th Feb 2013 • Interns will have time to get familiar with topics on world issues, management and leadership. • Interns will get trained on how to host conversations and open space with students. • Interns will coordinate with high schools and universities onProject spaces (time and place) to host social conversations and ondescription promotion of social conversations. • Interns will coordinate with media to continue discussion and showcase youth discussing world issues, management and leadership (social conversations). • Interns will promote the Leadership Challenge for 2nd wave.
Career & Leadership DevelopmentType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 11th Feb 2013 – 22nd Mar 2013 • Interns will prepare to host Leadership Challenge: 2 weeks challenge where students will work in teams competing against each other. • Interns will work with different partners to supportProject preparation of workshops.description • Interns will organize different workshops with partners to increase capacity of employability of participants. • Interns will organize the award/ prize for winning team of Leadership Challenge.
Microfinance & Entrepreneurship• Working for someone after a university degree is not the only option, being an entrepreneurs and creating jobs can also be an option too.• Gaining funding is usually the most challenging aspect of being an entrepreneur. But great ideas should not die due to lack of knowledge.
Microfinance & EntrepreneurshipType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 24th Dec 2012 – 8th Feb 2013 • Interns will be hosting workshops on entrepreneurship at schools and universities • Studying and celebrating successful entrepreneurs • What are the attribute necessary for being anProject entrepreneurdescription • Basic crash course on: marketing, business plan, business model, loan application/ fund raising for entrepreneurs. • Basic workshops on financial literacy
Microfinance & EntrepreneurshipType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 11th Feb 2013 – 22nd Mar 2013 • AIESEC will be partnering with another organisation to co- host a “(Social) Business Plan challenge” • This is a group competition amongst youthProject • Winning group will receive grant to kick start their idea.description • Runner-up groups will be receiving loan to kick start their idea, in order to encourage sustainability of ideas. • Interns will be acting as mentor and will be assigned to guide applicants throughout the process.
Environmental Preservation• It is widely accepted that environmental management is everybody’s responsibility, yet, the situation with environment is becoming worse and worse every year.• Pollution is not only affecting the beautiful nature of Tanzania, it is also a huge health hazard, causing many diseases amongst the Tanzanian population.
Environmental PreservationType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 24th Dec 2012 – 8th Feb 2013 • Interns working with schools to arrange logistics (time and location) for environmental awareness education. • Interns preparing workshops to educate students on how to conserve environment, preserve environment and impact ofProject pollution in Tanzania.description • Interns working with NGOs and institutions to prepare an event to raise awareness for environmental issues. • Interns assessing the awareness made regarding environmental conservation, preservation and pollution.
Environmental PreservationType of project Awareness/ Action orientated projectDate of project 11th Feb 2013 – 22nd Mar 2013 • Working with local governments and community to organize a community clean up and tree planting activities. • Working with schools and universities to recruit volunteersProject for activities.description • Working with NGOs and institution to coordinate the most effective way to clean up community and plant trees. • Showcase achievements and help to promote environmental preservation in Tanzania.