Tanzania

Tanzania Blog

Welcome to the official Raleigh International blog for Tanzania! Here you will find updates, stories and photos of our life on expedition, the adventures and the impact of our sustainability projects on communities. Stay in touch by posting your messages below! All blogs are written by our volunteers, unless otherwise stated.

End of Expedition: Phase 3 Roundup

It is almost the end of the 14D Expedition and all the Venturers and Volunteer Managers arrived at WAMO training centre in Morogoro on Thursday. The atmosphere at WAMO was buzzing and since their arrival, it has all been planning and packing for their return journeys home. But, before they depart for Dar Es Salaam airport, we mustn’t forget the all-important end of expedition party!

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Salawe Celebrates the End of Expedition with Alpha 5

Visiting Alpha 5 this week for the second time in Salawe Village, Shinyanga region this expedition has been incredible. Although it felt like visiting relatives (I spent a week with Alpha 5 at the beginning of phase 1), seeing the progress on the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre build and the positive relationships that had deepened between Alpha 5 and the community is a testament to the success of the project.

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Alpha 5 Gets All Environmental in Salawe Village, Shinyanga Region

Min, our resident Raleigh Tanzania environmentalist, visited Alpha 5 recently to facilitate some environmental work in and around their camp. We hear from Alpha 5 on what they got up to:

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Goodbye 14I!

Just one last post to say goodbye to all of our wonderful Venturers, Volunteer Managers and the Expedition Management team as Expedition 14I comes to an end. 

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Alpha Trekkers: Where Are They!?

I would like to pass on exuberant greetings from both Alpha 1 and 2 groups who are currently trekking in the beautiful Iringa Mountains. Although I haven’t been able to visit them this phase, I caught up with them via satellite phone to see how their tumultuous feet of a trek has gone so far.

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