Enjoy Africa!   Our last week of volunteering was in Dar Es Salaam. Here we worked at Calvary Montessori Pre and Primary school where we did teaching, painting and drawing teaching aids. The children at this school were all so lovely and extremely excited when they saw us “Msungu”. The environment created by the staff… Read More


Hey guys!   Our last week in Arusha began with us going to a new place. We went to Genolivolus orphanage where our project for the week was to plant a garden for them. This orphanage had a lovely homely feel to it and Mama Jane was very sweet and kind. Mama Jane told us… Read More


Hello! Week three started off with a change of location. We moved to Lake Manyara where we stayed in tents then, later in the week, we were upgraded to huts (finally a warm shower!). The camp was lovely with a campfire where we met new people every night, a bar and we were able to… Read More


The second week started off similarly to the last week with a few of us still being ill. While the boys stayed home, the rest of us girls proved our strength by carrying buckets full of cement to finish off the foundation of the school building. Once that was done we were allowed to help… Read More


My arrival in Tanzania was not a pleasant one with me being very sick after the plane journey and then queuing for hours to get our visas. Nevertheless after the initial down things started taking a turn for the good when we met Jimmy and Mbassa at the airport. They took us to our new… Read More


Hello everyone, my name is Rosie and I will be the blogger from July to August for the group going to Tanzania.  With only a week to go I am feeling excited, nervous and very sad to leave behind my sister (who made me write that!) and of course Waitrose!  I keep looking at my… Read More