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On our arrival to Maswisa, we noticed how nearly every family owns a cow. This is typically a female cow that they use as a subsidiary income whilst also providing extra nutrition for their families. The prominence of dairy cows within the village showed us that most residents have some knowledge of the dairy industry, even if only on a small scale.

November 30, 2016

The Raleigh ICS volunteers in Team Igongolo are teaching School Water Sanitation and Hygiene (SWASH) lessons to the students in the primary school. Our weekly SWASH lessons are conducted in working counterparts, made up of one UK and one Tanzanian volunteer. SWASH is one of our favourite activities we undertake on the volunteering program, twice a week.

November 30, 2016

Team Shaji are working with young people from their village in preparing and delivering pitches as part of the Livelihoods programme. What are their next steps?

November 29, 2016

For both international and Tanzanian volunteers, our arrival in Isipi marked a great shift in our diet. One of our goals while here is to help educate on how to maintain a healthy diet and the benefits of creating and using sack gardens.

November 29, 2016

Two months have passed since our expedition has started and the memories made on trek and in the villages are becoming more and more monumental. Phase two is now in the bag. On to Phase Three.

November 28, 2016

After weeks of teaching entrepreneur sessions, the entrepreneurs have pitched their ideas to a panel to receive a business grant. Raleigh volunteers are now helping successful entrepreneurs start their new businesses. Team Mbewe sat down with some of their successful participants.

November 26, 2016