Your whirlwind romance with the nature at the game reserves, with the Big 5 and the locals will accompanied by volunteer work. While volunteering here, at the orphanage project, you will realize you are not merely working for an extra college credit, but also making some thoughtful changes. In this summer program, you will get to meet international volunteers from around the world and start new relationship. You would make all journeys and memories together. In short, “kuwa na furaha” - Have Fun!
Day 2 - Local City tour and Orientation - On the second day, our program coordinators will provide important information about the safety, culture and inform the volunteers about the local area including internet café, banks, restaurants and markets. We will also provide you with basic Swahili lessons.
Day 3 - 6 Project Introduction - Visit your project, meet the local staff and begin the volunteer work. Volunteers will work with the existing staff and provide love and care to the children at the placement. Volunteers main role is to keep the children involved and engaged in various activities. Volunteers will feed, dress and play with the children. Volunteers are welcome to use their administrative tasks to streamline the work at placement.
Day 7 - Visit Masaai Lands- Once in a Lifetime experience with the Masaai –Visit homesteads and interaction in Engikaret Village.
Day 8 - Relaxation Day optional time at Swimming Pool at New Arusha Hotel.
Day 9 - 13 - Continue with your work placement. On day 11, volunteers will also be taken to meet the HIV/AIDS victims in Outreach Medical Program.
Day 14 - Visiting The Waterfalls, Coffee Plantations and Chagga Live Museums in Marangu, Moshi (Optional at extra cost)
Day 15- Depart for Wildlife Safari.Start at Lake Manyara National Park later overnight at Jambo Campsite.
Day 16 - Early in the morning Depart to Serengeti via Ngorongoro Conservation area game drive enroute .Dinner and Overnight at Seronera Campsite.The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a conservation area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 180 km west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania.
Day 17 - Sunrise game drive in Serengeti National Park and after lunch drive to Ngorongoro.Dinner and overnight at Simba Campsite in the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 18 - Early in the morning descend to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive.Spend the whole day and later drive back to Arusha.
Day 19 - Project work and activities in the orphanages.
Day 20 - Final Day of working to the project. Farewell to the orphanage community.
Day 21 - Shopping and buying Souvenirs,gifts etc at Masai Market. Later Goodbye party at the volunteer house.
Day 22 - Take flight back home.
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Volunteering Solutions Tanzania Reviews
I loved my placement and didn't want to leave! It was very worthwhile. .
The volunteer work- connecting with the children at the orphanage, learning from them and being part of something valued and worthwhile..
I loved the project I was working on, the experience just couldn't have been more amazing. I was really impressed by the staff team of my orphanage ( Upendo Face). they were so nice to us and to the kids, I'm glad I had the chance to work there..
My placement was a great experience I'll never forget and it was a pleasure for me to teach the kids and play with them. The organizers of the orphanage were also really nice and friendly..
I loved my program placement and It was a nice experience. I simply loved it! The highlight was the orphanage, the people, the place - EVERYTHING! The accommodation was really good, the people are frienldy and it's like a big family. the meals are good. .
I very much enjoyed my program placement allocated to me. The meals and accommodation were both really good and I was really happy..
Volunteering in Tanzania was an incredibly rewarding experience. I fell in love with East Africa when I volunteered in Kenya in December 2010. I knew before I left in 2010 that I would be back to volunteer again..
Staff at the VS were very helpful and they answered all my questions on time and the pre departure booklet was helpful as well. I liked my program placement and everybody was very nice, helpful and cares about each other. .
The pre-departure were all very helpful. I really liked my program placement and it was an amazing experience and I hope to come back soon. I will surely recommend this program to people who are looking to volunteer abroad. .
I loved my program placement and the hospital is full of great doctors and the experience to work with them is priceless. I really enjoy every moment spent in the hospital and the weekend outings were amazing. I will never forgot my safari trip..
I enjoyed everything about my program placement. The hospital was amazing. I enjoyed every moment of this amazing experience. I would say every one should experience this program with Volunteering Solutions..
I loved my program placement. Every moment in the hospital I have learned a lot of things and I think it was useful for my medical carrier..
I enjoyed my program placement very much. The staff at hospital was very helpful so I had an amazing experience working with Volunteering Solutions. The highlight of my program was to experience this part of the world and seeing how people live here..
I very much enjoyed working at my placement, it was the most amazing time I ever had! The highlight of my volunteering trip would be the safari trip and the work at the orphanage. High standard accommodation and very tasty meal (good mix of western and traditional meals!).
I loved the program placement very much. The orphanage was wonderful and the kids were amazing. Staff was very welcoming and helpful. Playing with the kids at the orphanage was the highlight of my stay in Tanzania..
The program is reasonably priced and a safe way to experience Africa. The accommodation was absolutely excellent. It was much better than I expected. The food was delicious and the cook cooked 3 meals per day..
In general all the experience represents to me a personal and professional learning. I met some really nice people and it is an unforgettable experience. The place was so nice and we had the opportunity to visit and choose from different projects so I will definitely recommend this organization..
I liked all the things, the project was very nice and we could see the way of life in Africa so different than us. The accommodations are good and we have enough space and meals were delicious too ....
My placement was very enjoyable and I have learned so much. I get to do things that I didn't imagine doing. The staff is very helpful and kind, making work fun..
The highlight of my volunteering trip was going to a Masai village and being able to observe surgeries while working at the hospital..
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