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We are building a community center / library to support the education and needs of our local community. If you choose this project you can help us to build and set up the running of the center. This will include building work, DIY and painting, gardening, project support and planning, IT support and setting up educational programmes and resources. We love working with our volunteers to find out new ways of doing things.Learn more
IMPORTANT INFORMATION • Cost If you are interested in coming you can come almost at any time and stay as long as you want. Your stay at the host family will cost you just 10$ per day, to provide the cost of food and accommodation and to give a support to the family. Most volunteers Stay between 2 weeks and 3 month
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12 Developing social awareness
12 Get in touch with nature
12 Meeting locals
11 Meeting international travelers
11 Creating true social impact
11 Immersing in the local culture
My experience at the Kissiri house was incredible! Very nice place with all kind of things needed and lovely family, allways attentive and willing to help. I really felt welcome as one more in the house :) Also the projects to volunteer were very nice and I really felt that I was contributing to something good. Full flexibility to decide when and in wich project to help and also to organise the leisure trips. I am definetly looking forward to repeat!! Asante sana James and Kissiri family! :)
3 months ago
I had a beautiful week at James family. His younger brother David was responsible for me and cared a lot about my needs. I felt like being part of the family. The food that their sister made was always absolutely fantastic. I helped with the farmwork, the animals and all day work. We had a wonderful trip to the waterfalls too. My room was very nice and I felt comfortable at all times.
I can’t wait to come back. Big thank you to Mama Kissiri for all the love and care.
5 months ago
I had an unforgettable experience during my stay in Arusha. The Kissiri family is warm and pampers you in any way they can. I got to learn a lot about how to treat the different seasonal crops with the help of James and his family. Schedules are pretty flexible, no one rushes you to do your tasks, and during the afternoon you usually have spare time. The food is delicious, so you also get to taste some traditional dishes.
9 months ago
We had a truely amazing time at Kuzuri Tanzania. James is a great host and his family helps you with everything you need and make you feel part of them. They are also super guides to experience local culture and for trips on the weekend and to the city.
Although we came during school holidays there were plenty of things to do at the family farm and we spent a lot of time with the kids in the neighbourhood and also at the orphanage. The kids are really smart and we hope that future volunteers can teach them valuable things for their future while learning a lot themselves:)
12 months ago
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