It was a great experience to work as a volunteer in Tanzania, I wish I could have stayed much longer. Thanks to all the people who made this happen, here in Tanzania but also back at home! It is an life enriching experience that I will always carry with me. I look forward to once … Continue reading Thank you all
After two weeks in Tanzania I can say it is a beautiful country. What surprised me is that it is so green but the current raining season is definitely playing a big role in that. During the weekend when the School is closed I had the oppurtunity to visit during two half days (far too … Continue reading Beautiful Tanzania
As the School is closed in the afternoon you might think that the afternoon is free time. Nope, the day is completely planned until around 17:30. You have read already that I had Swahili lessons and one afternoon we had doctor Deus from the hospital in Moshi who came over to explain us the health … Continue reading A visit to the Rolina orphanage
The home base is where all volunteers and staff of Cross Cultural Solutions live. There is room for forty volunteers but we were seventeen last week and now only four. It is located a fifteen minute drive from the city Moshi in the middle of nowhere. During the day as a man you can walk … Continue reading Home base
He is so close but you hardly ever see him. The Kilimanjaro is mostly covered completely by clouds at this period of the year, the raining season. A Canadian student group who volunteers here as well only saw the Kilimanjaro once in their first two weeks so I suppose I cannot complain that it took … Continue reading Where is he?
Imagine a School with no money to buy material for the children. They have a pile of very worn out English children books and some pencils (not enough), also coloured ones donated by volunteers but that is about it. There are no children sissors, glue or coloured paper to create something with the children. There … Continue reading Look at my color drawing