Friday morning

At the end of the morning just before the children go home the teacher is selling very little sacks of coloured chips to those children who received money from their parents to buy the chips. They do this to complement their low salary. As there are some children who never have money to buy them … Continue reading Friday morning

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Teacher, teacher,……

So how is it at School? The class starts at 08:00 but the kids come in gradually until 09:00. That means that we start with for example eight kids and by 09:00 there are 50 in one class room with an age from 3 to 5+. They all come in with little backpacks on their … Continue reading Teacher, teacher,……

Hujambo?

Hujambo (how are you?), that is what we say here if you are greeting someone that  is not older then you are otherwise you say Shikamoo (I give you my respect). Always expect the unexpected I was told upfront so when on the first day they told me I would not go to the Presbyterian … Continue reading Hujambo?

Why on my way to Tanzania?

"Volunteering to teach children abroad is a powerful way to effect entire communities. Many of the students you’ll encounter come from families who can’t afford the tuition commonly required for quality education. Make a difference by offering attention and support to students who have few opportunities for special one-on-one connections. In an over-crowded classroom, you … Continue reading Why on my way to Tanzania?