Our two wonderful volunteers, Jackie and Susan were certainly ‘dropped into the deep end’ with their first teaching post here in Tanzania facing classes of over 60 students! They are teaching for their first week at Ngaruma Vocational Training Centre which is about a 20 minute drive from our residence. There are about 80 students […]
Even though we are all slowly recovering from jet lag and interrupted sleep patterns we have had a busy few days since leaving Moshi town and settling into our residence at the Sekao Kili Lodge in the ward of Marangu West. First order of business was to familiarize ourselves with the workings of the kitchen […]
Our team has arrived in Tanzania after two long flights…probably 24 hours of travelling including airport time. We were picked up by Sebastian and arrived at our hotel in Moshi about midnight to finally get some sorely needed sleep. We woke up seeing our first view of Mount Kilimanjaro from the hotel windows and hearing […]
Tomorrow our intrepid volunteer team of 4, Frank, Lynn, Jackie and Susan depart from Pearson Int’l Airport for Kilimanjaro Int’l Airport via Amsterdam. We are excited to get going! A lot of planning and prep has gone into the trip, including the packing of many donated items such as Laurie’s craft soaps, and 20 postpartum […]
ABCDreams also wants to thank Squirrel Storage in Mount Albert (Tom) for the use of storage space to help us safely store our inventory of donated items and event paraphernalia. It’s the amazingly generous local folks and businesses which make such an impact in keeping the volunteer spirit thriving in communities.