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First Day in Tanzania Is a Great Success

18 November 2015

Having safely arrived in Tanzania, our Year 9 and 10 students have already been changing people's lives for the better by getting involved in service work straight away.

  • Tanzania Trip 2015

Firstly though, on Tuesday morning, we went on a walking tour of the Ngresi village to get a real taste of rural Tanzanian culture as well as seeing some of the great charity work that has already been done in the area.

We were greeted with smiles from the children at the Ngresi primary school before learning about the medicinal qualities of locally sourced herbs and plants from a traditional healer.

After a quick lunch, we drove to the Kitefu School to see the fence that was paid for by our fundraising from last year's trip. It was extremely humbling to see what a difference a fence made to the school's atmosphere- it felt like a real school community rather than a collection of classrooms.

Next, we divided into teams and set off to three locations to begin installing solar-powered lights, smokeless stoves and goat sheds. The families we were helping were extremely poor and only able to make enough money to feed themselves. The lights would allow them to have a life once the sun goes down and also make some money by allowing their neighbours to charge their phones there.

The smokeless stoves (made with specially made bricks and cow excrement!) meant that the air quality inside their houses greatly increased and also they needed a lot less fuel. Finally, the goat sheds were partly constructed and are to be finished tomorrow!

In the evening, the students worked together to mind map ideas about sustainability and the impact that the projects made. We are all really excited to return to the projects tomorrow to continue with them!

Stay tuned for further updates on the trip later this week on our blog and social media channels.

April Rudd, Mathematics Teacher and Tanzania Expedition Co-Leader

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