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Brown School - Maji Safi Practicum
Multiple Locations, Tanzania (Outgoing Program)
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Maji Safi Group
Address: P.O. Box 126 Shirat,Tanzania
Sector of Work: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); Community Outreach; Health Education; Participatory Development
Region/Country: Shirati, Tanzania (Northeast Tanzania)
Mission: To promote health and disease prevention in underserved and impoverished areas through holistic community empowerment and by working predominantly with local women and youth.
Maji Safi Group (MSG) enables local women and youth to change their own community’s public health situation. MSG strives to bring awareness worldwide to the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) crisis that humans face, while simultaneously working at a grassroots level to educate families and communities to prevent disease. Through 11 holistic programs, MSG continues to promote behavioral changes, like hand washing, water treatment, latrine use, and the fundamental human right to clean drinking water.
PRACTICUM DETAILSLanguage Requirement: English required, knowledge of Swahili and/or Luo is useful
Possible Projects: Plan and Coordinate Health Screening Program; Implement Health Screening Process; Collect and Evaluate Data; Develop Project Proposals and Report; Develop Project Budgets; Plan and Implement Participatory Development Programs
Preferred Knowledge and Background: WASH, Participatory Tools/Methods, Global Health, M&E, Data Assessment, Grant Writing Knowledge
Cost: Students are responsible for flights, potential visa fees, and additional living expenses. Housing is available in MSG staff complex for approximately $16-20/day including room, board, laundry and internet. Maji Safi covers the cost of program-related transportation and offers students the opportunity to apply for scholarship that could cover the cost of room and board at the MSG staff complex. Other independent travel expenses are the responsibility of the student. Students are required to purchase purchase WUSTL travel insurance for the duration of their practicum for $40/month.
Travel Immunizations or preventative medication is recommended and may be required for your program participation. Students are responsible for covering all associated costs. Please refer to the CDC for more information.
Brown School Contact: Global Programs Office
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