Earlier this week we were pleased to welcome back some old faces who will be joining the Raleigh Tanzania team as DOMs for the first ICS cycle of 2017. They will be looking after 32 ICS Team Leaders and over 100 Volunteers from across Tanzania and the UK. The DOMs themselves have arrived from different regions of Tanzania and the UK and are looking forward to getting started. Read on to find out more about them, including their motivations for joining the Raleigh ICS programme.February 24, 2017
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As the year comes to an end we have started to reflect on all of the fantastic accomplishments that Raleigh Tanzania has made this year. All of the groups have said goodbye to their communities, the volunteers returned to Morogoro to take part in their final debrief and now are all on their way home.
Photos by Andie Griffiths and Steve Freeman
Team Pingalame have been working on a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) program for the past three months in a rural village in the Dodoma region of Tanzania. They are now thinking about the sustainability and long term impact of their work.
Written by Alice Coombs
Team Shaji has spent the past ten weeks educating individuals on how to become entrepreneurs. In order to achieve the goal of becoming an entrepreneur there are a few attributes that are needed to allow individuals to transform themselves into pioneers of their own futures.December 12, 2016
Over the past 3 months the team have carried out a huge amount of work in the community of Changombe. Now the project is coming to an end they start to think about the impacts of the work they have done.
By Abigail and Walafred
Throughout our stay here, we interviewed the doctor at the medical dispensary along with community members on why latrines, especially those we have recently finished constructing, are so highly valued.December 11, 2016
The climate in Mbeya is favourable to farming, the frequent rain showers and high temperatures makes growing conditions perfect for crops. The villagers depend solely on selling their crops, or products from livestock, to support themselves.
By Mia of Team Kikota
The Global Development Goals were established by the UN in 2015 to improve standards of living across the world. Raleigh WASH projects are key to completing goal 3, good health, by 2030. Improving hygiene and sanitation ultimately improves health. There are several aspects of our work in Iyembela which are contributing towards completing this goal.
By Angel and Sarah
Nobody is born an entrepreneur. It takes a good idea, hard work, risk, determination, ambition, and confidence. Team Kalalo sat down with two groups of entrepreneurs to find out what makes a successful entrepreneur and business.
Team Iyembela have been working with their project partner to raise awareness in their village as well as constructing a sanitised latrine block. Read more to see how this has been going.
Photos by Andrea Griffiths & Team Iyembela