Homecoming

Coming home felt weird. It felt weirdly normal to see friends and family again and I felt like I hadn’t even been gone. During the practice I noticed, that after having been with the children for few weeks, I started to try to distance myself of them because we started to get very attached and…

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About Tanzania

United republic of Tanzania is a country in eastern Africa. It’s border country’s are Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi and Congo. The town Moshi is on the lower slopes of Africa’s highest mountain Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzania is quite peaceful compared to many other African countries. However you should avoid walking in the streets…

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Life in the center

The work at the center for street children has so far been one of the best and hardest things I have experienced in my life. I love and go crazy every day with them (mostly crazy). I admire how strong and positive the children are even though they have been through things that no child…

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TVL and safari

I’m staying in the Tanzania volunteer’s hostel for the volunteers. The house is quite nice, we can see the Kilimanjaro from the front yard, we have pet turtles and dogs and guard during the nights. Our contact person is super reliable which is something not to take granted in here. During my internship in the…

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Center for street children

My practical training place is a center for children who have been living in the streets. The street children in Moshi are very vulnerable and exposed to the temptations and dangers of the streets and as a result many of them are addicted to alcohol and drugs. Usually these children do not attend school and…

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Check list

I chose to do internship in Tanzania in the town called Moshi. I will work in the center for street children. The aim of the center is to meet the basic needs of the children coming to the center, help them get back to normal life and realize their full potential. Things to do before…

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