Our Programs

Developing Small Scale Industries

 Let’s develop Small Sustainable Businesses together. You can help locals (especially women and the youth) to fight unemployment issues by making their own business. There are many businesses that PDS supports, such as Handmade Soap, Cake Decoration, Henna, Tailoring & Dress Making and so on…

Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 Week – 6 Months
US$ 8/day | 6,7 €/day

Work With Children In PDS’ School

Do you like children? This program is made for you. Teach children from 3 to 12 different subjects in the Nursery-School of Unguja Island or Pemba Island. If you are a teacher, help to organize and develop these schools. Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities to develop the creativity of the local children. You will go to school at 7am and go back at 13pm. After lunch, get some rest and join other afternoon community programs.

Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 Week – 6 Months
US$ 8/day | 6,7 €/day

Cultural Exchange Programs

You like to share your culture and to discover new ones? This program is made for you. You can be a cooking-lover, an artist, a fan of sport or just a curious guy interested in art and history of another culture. In this program, you will organize workshops, teach and so on, but you will also join traditional activities of the community such as henna, make-up or cooking. Let’s dive into the heart of a new culture!

Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 Week – 6 Months
US$ 8/day | 6,7 €/day

Developing Community Leadership

You have an experience in leadership and management in general or in NGO’s management specifically and you want to share your knowledge? You are a leader, manager, web developer, computer engineer, accountant and so on, join this program to help the community and organizations in Zanzibar. Work with adults, students and/or children to develop their leadership skills and help them to manage their business or organization.

Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 Week – 6 Months
US$ 8/day | 6,7 €/day

Health, Environment & Gardening

In Zanzibar, environmental awareness is almost nonexistent, contrary to Europe where people hear a lot about this kind of issue. If you want to make a difference to protect the planet at your scale and spread the word up to the rural areas of Zanzibar, let’s go! 

Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 Week – 6 Months
US$ 8/day | 6,7 €/day

PDS is a charitable organization which empowers local people living in the rural areas of Zanzibar by providing skills and additional education.