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UPDATED - Our students in Tanzania for The Global Classroom

A group of BSB students went to an area near Arusha in Tanzania at the start of February to participate in Nord Anglia Education's Global Classroom expedition to Tanzania.

The students had the unique opportunity to work with children in a local primary school and orphanage near the area of Arusha, Tanzania, along with working on renovating classrooms and teaching a full day’s curriculum to the students.

The students also learned about the local culture and traditions and were given an understanding of the Tanzanian economy through visiting plantations, markets and seeing first-hand the importance of agriculture. They also discussed the impact of tourism on all of this. 

BSB's Tanzania Team was lead by teacher Ms Geraldine Thomason, who described the whole experience as very emotional and inspiring.

Her team of students were:

Zuzanna Dabrowska (Year 9)

Jack Kennaugh (Year 10)

Lawrence Greco (Year 12)

Nicolas Lee (Year 10)

Tamika Sankar (Year 10)

Kirsty MacLeod (Year 10)

Here is what some of those students had to say about their experience.

Tamika Sankar

“After returning from this trip, I honestly feel as if I have changed. It is shocking to see how happy all the children were with what little they have. It forces you to look back and reflect on your own life. It makes us appreciate what we have. The hardest part was leaving the children because I grew very attached to some of them. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to take part in this life-changing trip. Looking forward, I know that I personally would love to go back and try and make an even bigger impact on the children’s lives.” Tamika 

Kirsty MacLeod

“Words can’t describe how much this trip meant to me, nor how incredible it was. To see the happy children taking dirty water from the street or to see them in such poverty really changes you. And to know that there are so many more schools and children that need help makes you appreciate what you have and want to help more. I believe that education is the most important way of making a better world. And we helped contribute to that. But I don’t know if we have done enough because we must always try to help.” Kirsty

Zuzanna Dabrowska

“This trip was definitely unforgettable. An experience so wonderful. It meant so much to me to help and see Tanzania. I came back a completely different, improved person. To see those kids laugh and smile and feel loved was a feeling I’ve never felt before. It was the feeling of improving someone else’s life.” Zuzy

Lawrence Greco

“The Global Classroom’s Expedition to Tanzania proved to be a life changing experience. The acts of helping the Maua English Medium School and providing lessons for its students, immersing in the Tanzanian traditions and learning Swahili, and undertaking intriguing cultural excursions, have all made the expedition worthwhile and unforgettable. Nord Anglia Education has successfully helped nurture us into global and compassionate citizens through the life skills conveyed during the expedition.” Lawrence

 

 

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