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20 November 2008
Volunteering changed my life by Mashaka Mkesso
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania: What shocked me most were the unnecessary deaths of children and pregnant women. I was told that pregnancy means half-dead half-alive, so it is normal for pregnant women to die. I doubted that.  Read article
More about: Children  Gender  MDG 4  MDG 5
03 April 2007
Bittersweet goodbyes for volunteers in Tanzania by Danica Vucic
Arusha, Tanzania: Tear stained cheeks. Melancholy hugs. Joyous but sad songs. All of these are things volunteers experience when they leave Loving Hand for the Disadvantaged and Aged (LOHADA).  Read article
More about: Children
31 August 2006
Prodoc: Asia Youth Volunteers Programme (JTA-00045014/TZA/ZAM)) 
The broad development objectives of this programme are to build capacity for the use and adaptation of innovative agricultural practices; enhance and support the growth of small to medium enterprises and facilitate the adaptation of relevant training curriculum to meet demands of new skills through volunteer exchange programme between Asia and Africa.  Read article
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More about: Zambia
29 May 2006
Volunteering: Does it really help? by Jan Taylor
Jan Taylor fulfilled her long-time ambition to become a volunteer. She's in her mid-50s and  shocked to "see poverty" for the first time.  Read article
From: Global Service Corps, USA
More about: United States  Advocacy
08 February 2002
Tanzania Volunteer Association 


Related links
Tanzania Youth in Action 
Tanzania Youth in Action is a volunteer-powered organization working to uplift the standard of living among the youth of Tanzania. It is committed to ensuring that community members, especially youth and children, lead decent lives and are not deprived of their rights to livelihoods.  Youth in Action advocates for the legal rights of youth and supports girls' and children's rights.  Visit site
Ujamaa Hostel (Tanzania) 
Ujamaa is a volunteer hostel located in Arusha, Tanzania.  It provides budget accommodation where you can meet like-minded people and spend time volunteering as well. It also offers volunteering opportunities with local organizations in desperate need of help.  Visit site
Tanzanian Children's Fund 
The Tanzanian Children's Fund provides financial support to programs designed to improve the lives of marginalized children in Tanzania. It currently is working in partnership with the Rift Valley Children's Fund, a non-governmental organization organized under the laws of Tanzania.  Visit site

Related blog entries
04 May 2006, 20:14
Volunteer at orphanage in Tanzania 
The TunaHAKI Shelter for Street Kids in Moshi, Kilimanjaro region in Tanzannia accepts volunteers to assist at the Shelter.  Activities can include teaching English to the children, arts and crafts, acrobatics, music lessons, assisting in fundraising and publicity, and other valuable activities, depending on your skills.  Read entry