Cross Culture Stays Tanzania

Organization Description: 

Cross culture stays is an independent, non profit making Organization established in 2005 and formally obtained official registration 2007 according to the law of the United Republic of Tanzania.Cross Culture Stays (CCS) is a Volunteer Organization based in Arusha, Tanzania, that accepts volunteers from all around the globe to come and help out in the local community, and experience the Tanzanian way of life! CCS is run by Tina Mtui (Director), Valence Vincent Assistant (Director), Coordinator Ibrahim Aloyce and other four Staffs who are both from Tanzania. Tina, Valence and Ibrahim began working with various volunteers organizations in Dar Es Salaam and Arusha from 2004. In 2006 they registered the CCS organization, rented a volunteer house, set up a website and began accepting small numbers of volunteers through themselves. Serious hard work is our motto. CCS hosts volunteers from countries across the globe, provides accommodation and meals for them, supports them as they transition into a new culture, and arranges placements for them depending on their background skills. These placements include work in orphanages, schools and medical placements.

Mission Statement: 

To facilitate the meeting and interaction between international volunteers and Tanzanian peoples for the purpose of gaining a mutually meaningful and productive experience. We provide a framework for the exchange of ideas, information, and resources to enhance the support of local communities. We provide support for volunteers especially as they transit into their new environment.

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