Program Details

Focus in Africa organizes a wide range of voluntary work programs, internship projects, and safari adventures in Tanzania. The following are brief introduction to the type of volunteer programs we offer. We will provide detailed information about each of
Location:
Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Gap Year
Term:
Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Focus in Africa is a locally, family owned non-profit organization which works at the grassroots level to enable volunteers to positively impact our communities. Founder, Nelson Mbise studied to become a tour guide at Mt. Meru University here in Arusha, Tanzania. He envisioned using his education to make a deep impact in local communities. He originally developed Focus in Africa to establish volunteer placements for people from all over the world. Over the past 10 years, Nelson’s business has expanded to become a leading safari tour company that helps fund and develop community development projects all over Tanzania

Focus in Africa organizes a wide range of voluntary work programs, internship projects, and safari adventures in Tanzania. The following are brief introduction to the type of volunteer programs we offer. We will provide detailed information about each of these projects upon inquiry.

Volunteer at Orphanages The devastating effects of HIV/AIDS and other illnesses such as TB has left a large number of vulnerable and orphaned children in Tanzania. Focus in Africa partners with several orphanages within Arusha to bring international volunteers to support these vulnerable children. Volunteers play sports and games with the children, teach the Basic English, arts and crafts, and assist with the overall care of the children. Working with Street Children Help create awareness of the plight of street children, advocate for their rights, and reduce the number of children at risk. Offer your support to help train vulnerable children with vocational and life skills, play sports, create art, and be a source of companionship.
Setting Description:
Volunteer at Orphanages The devastating effects of HIV/AIDS and other illnesses such as TB has left a large number of vulnerable and orphaned children in Tanzania. Focus in Africa partners with several orphanages within Arusha to bring international volunteers to support these vulnerable children. Volunteers play sports and games with the children, teach the Basic English, arts and crafts, and assist with the overall care of the children. Working with Street Children Help create awareness of the plight of street children, advocate for their rights, and reduce the number of children at risk. Offer your support to help train vulnerable children with vocational and life skills, play sports, create art, and be a source of companionship.
Cost:
US $200 per person per week

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