Tini & TiziaJohnD
The Tanzanian – German couple are the founder of Viva Tanzania. Tini is a tour guide by profession. He loves nature and e.g. already climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. He wants to give the volunteers and interns a better understanding of the Tanzanian lifestyle through intercultural exchange. Tini’s wife Tizia has a Bachelor in Cultural Anthropology and she wrote her Bachelor thesis about Maasai stereotypes in the media and in tourism. She loves her four dogs as well as the life in Tanzania. She already spent a year as a volunteer in Dar es Salaam, did an internship in Arusha and has more then four years living experiences in Tanzania. So she definitely knows what is takes to make your time unforgettable. Tini and Tizia are responsible for all work in the background of the organization, you will meet them in the hostel almost daily and they are always there for you in case of anything.