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Visiting a Maasai Village

By Solomon Herring Merely 45 minutes outside of Arusha, lying in the nearly endless bush that surrounds the slopes of mt. Meru, there is a …

My First Day Volunteering

By Solomon Herring Today I had the privilege of volunteering at a dog show hosted by Mbwa wa Africa, a non profit dedicated to providing …

My First Impressions of Tanzania

By Solomon Herring So far, I have been in Tanzania for two days, and all I have to say is that my experiences have completely …

Five Trips for Traveling During the Pandemic

By Solomon HerringEven as many nations are coming closer and closer to the eventual goal of herd immunity, Covid-19 is still upending the hyper globalized …

Culture Shock in Tanzania

By Solomon Herring It seems to be rather obvious that Tanzania, and other African countries, have cultures that are significantly different from those in the …

One mile at a time

One mile at a time…

As with most people, the past 2 years have handed me anything but a gold platter of creamy cookies and delicious tea. Last year in …

weekend day trips blog

A Weekend of Exciting Day Trips By Solomon Herring

When volunteering here in Tanzania, it is imperative that you spend your off days exploring the pristine natural beauty that surrounds Arusha and Moshi. Fortunately, …

The business with poverty, and why we won’t work with orphanages

We do not offer volunteer work and internships in orphanages in our program. We areoften asked why not? The answer is that we only support …

Why you need to pay to volunteer

Many people see a contradiction in paying to do voluntary work. After all, you work … voluntarily … So why should you pay?Before you arrive …

Update! Corona in Tanzania

Update August 2021: We are happy to announce that vaccination campaigns have started in Arusha! Locals over the age of 50 and medical staff can …