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Fabian Moses Ndunguru is a 26-year-old science teacher at the Primary School in Muungano where Expedition volunteers have been working on a school, water, sanitation and hygiene (SWASH) programme. Originally from Ruvuma District, he was posted to Muungano in 2015 for his first teaching role. Logistics Officer Joanna Elding interviewed him about his role in the SWASH club.

April 25, 2018

Mvungurumo, a Gogo tribal village, lies in the Kongwa District of Tanzania’s Dodoma region, in the Eastern centre of the country. It has no access to running water, meaning that its 1,016 residents rely on a single pump which provides them with salt water. It costs the community members 50 TSH (approximately £0.02) per bucket of pump water, with the money collected going towards community development.

April 13, 2018

After two weeks of tubing, transplanting and planting seedlings to create a tree nursery, our work on the natural resource management project in the village of Nandala, rural Iringa, culminated in an action day. We held an action day in partnership with the community and project partner Tanzania Forestry Conservation Group to celebrate the end of the project. With the action day now complete, we report on the various creative and innovative ways in which we overcame language barriers to share our messages with the community.

March 31, 2018

Meet Christina and Celina, two young Tanzanian Raleigh volunteers. We joined them as they trekked through Iringa on the youth leadership phase of their Raleigh Expedition. We discussed the problems women face in rural Tanzania and how they hope to inspire other young women to achieve their dreams.

March 27, 2018

On World Water Day I am reminded of the importance and impact of working on an ICS WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) project with Raleigh Tanzania and why we are driven to ensure accessibility and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. (UN Sustainable Development Goal 6).

March 23, 2018

Mambo from Rudewa Gongoni! Our ICS volunteer team based in Rudewa Gongoni, Kilosa District, Morogoro are celebrating International Day of Forests. Established by the United Nations to celebrate forests on a global scale, the day provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees and the ways in which they sustain and protect us. Our ICS volunteer team in Rudewa Gongoni are working with project partner Tanzanian Forestry Conservation Group to help create an environment more conducive for youths to settle or remain in rural areas.

March 21, 2018

Catherine Lukowa is a Tanzanian ICS livelihoods programme volunteer currently based in Udumuka village, Iringa rural. On International Women’s Day Catherine and her team celebrated with the women in the village in the form of a focus group. Many of the women who attended are part of Raleigh’s entrepreneurship training programme in the village. In this blog, Catherine gives her account of what happened in the focus group meeting.

March 16, 2018