The Youth Fire Brigade Hamburg has been undertaking an intercultural youth exchange with the Dogodogo Centre in Dar es Salaam/Tanzania for over 10 years. The Dogodogo Centre is a vocational school center with a boarding school. There, Tanzanian youths, former street children and orphans, are trained as carpenters, tailors, and locksmiths.
The Hamburg Youth Fire Department has established a boarding/youth fire department on site. There, the Tanzanian youths have the opportunity to gain an insight into technical training, first aid, and fire fighting. Training is provided by a volunteer (FSJ) and with two fire engines that used to do duty in Hamburg.