Give Children a Future Through Excellent Teaching Practices
In July 2021 we (Tanja and Daniel Mettler, together with our two children) volunteered in Arusha. We visited three different non-profit daycares and then worked for a few weeks at UCDC, a small non-profit daycare near Mianzini.
All these daycares were doing their best help prepare children for the Tanzanian school system, while trying to cater to the expectations of parents. We met loving teachers, wonderful children and amazing people trying to make all this possible.
We fell in love with the Tanzanian people.
It quickly became apparent that all of these daycares had huge challenges:
We were convinced that solving this dilema requires some core principles, such as:
We are extremely grateful for UCDC, it's manager Daniphord Mwajah and the teachers of UCDC who worked with us to develop the Swiss School System.
Together we tried many ideas, discarded most of them and improved on what works. The teachers were open to trying so many things in such a short time, and gave us continous feedback for everything.
Visit Twiga Vision to learn more about the UCDC Daycare.