Amizade: Tanzania

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Amizade volunteers will live within the community of Karagwe and serve with our partner community organizations. Volunteering frequently relates to supporting the installation of water systems on family homes, working on a sustainable farm, teachi... read more

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I learned a lot about myself and had some of my hesitations about working in Africa and the Middle East put to rest. - West Virginia University View Entire Review
You have to check out Amizade's programs in Tanzania. My experiences there really have been a high point in my undergraduate career. Doing this program has given me a whole other perspective that I continually reflect upon in both my academic and personal life. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
It was without a doubt the highpoint of my 4 years of undergraduate studies. Amizade is an amazing organization to study abroad with. I would do it again in a heartbeat! - University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown View Entire Review
My study abroad experience with Amizade has changed many aspects of life...and all of them for the better! Before my going to Tanzania I had never gone abroad, and with my experience with Amizade was truly the best and most eye opening month of my life as well as the best academic and life decision I have made thus far in my car... - Duquesne University View Entire Review
Yes, my experience was worthwhile. I learned to take everyday as it came, to be flexible and positive toward changes in our routine. I have continued to keep up on Tanzania and read about Africa's issues of development generally. I continued to study photography, but my interest in its use changed from art to promotion and aware... - Shepherd University View Entire Review

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Amizade volunteers will live within the community of Karagwe and serve with our partner community organizations. Volunteering frequently relates to supporting the installation of water systems on family homes, working on a sustainable farm, teaching in schools, working with a women’s rights organization, or to assisting with the construction of a Transitional Home for orphans. Service is only one component of the Amizade experience. Volunteers will also learn through speakers from local organizations, visits to local mosques or churches, and local cultural and recreational opportunities. Groups of Amizade Tanzania volunteers stay in a local hostel, while individual volunteers can be placed in a home stay with a local family.

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