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Community Arusha, Tanzania

5.0
29 reviews29

Help in our farm and experience local Tanzanian life


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Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Make a real social impact
2 travelers really felt their social impact working with this host
Practice English
2 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

5h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Support
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The Experience

We are a local family that lives in Arusha, north of Tanzania, our home is a farm. We are looking for help from people around the world to do farm activities, like plant vegetables and fruits and take care of the animals (cows, pigs, chicken and dogs). You will live with a Tanzanian family and experience the traditions, language and culture of the country at first hand.

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteer can contribute $7 per day to maintain food and accommodation.

Requirements

  • Fluent English and Fluent Swahili
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
1 week

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29 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Community

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Developing social awareness

2 Meeting international travelers

2 Meeting locals

2 Creating true social impact

2 Practicing English

Argentina

5

James and his family are really nice hosts. They treated us like their family.
We share our stay with other volunteers and this is so great because this team work allows to make a better impact. You can help the local primary school in the morning and play with the kids at the boarding house in the afternoon.
I suggest you to prepare lesson in the topic you like (science, maths, English, arts, civic, history, etc) and you will have the chance to teach this to the kids.


Feb/27/2020

Argentina

5

James and his family are really nice hosts.
We share our stay with other volunteers and this is so great because this team work allows to make a better impact. You can help the local primary school in the morning and play with the kids at the boarding house in the afternoon.

Feb/27/2020

Argentina

5

My experience at Kuzuri Tanzania was excellent. I have been here for more than one month. The Kiziri family is great, always aware of us, meeting volunteers framed different countries, and enjoying the great food of Mama Ksiri.
The work at school is super enjoyable. And the afternoons at the bording house are the best.
There is work to do helping James to organize some stuff of the kids, and take care of the health of the kids.
Weekends are to enjoy!!
I hope you enjoy it like me!

Feb/17/2020

South Africa

5

I had a wonderful stay! The family is really lovely ❤️

Feb/09/2020

Uruguay

5

I had an amazing experience with the Kissiri family and the other volunteers. I spent 5 weeks, going orphanage which is for me the most fulfilling of the options. Kids are amazing, and girls there really need help for the daily duties.

Jan/11/2020

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Hosted by james

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