Entries in #volunteering (13)

Monday
Feb122018

My Time on  Mafia

When I first arrived on Mafia I was struck by it’s simple beauty and how much of a stark contrast it was to Dar Es Salaam (my only previous experience of Tanzania). Instead of the sprawling, shabby and run down suburbs on the roads between the airport and central Dar, here there were palm trees, open expanses of grass and shrub-land with goats and cattle happily grazing at random intervals.

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Monday
Feb122018

Top 5 Tips for Living with a lighter footprint on the  Earth

Saving the planet is a daunting task, trust us, we know. However it can be broken down into much more manageable tasks that don't make it so scary. Tasks that EVERYONE can get involved in. So, how can YOU make a difference? How can you reduce YOUR impact? Well, here's how!

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Tuesday
Jan232018

Five Things you didn't know about  Jellyfish

Did you know there are over 2,000 species of jellyfish in the world, with many of them living in the waters of the coast off Tanzania. I love jellyfish, and since being on Mafia Island, I’ve learnt more and more about them, which has only fuelled this fire! I share my favourite facts here...

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Wednesday
Dec062017

A Day In the Life on Mafia  Island

We're always busy on Mafia Island, our days are jam packed with stuff to do so here's a day in the life!

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Wednesday
Nov292017

What it's really like on the Mafia Island  Camp

So you’ve received your field brief, started studying for your PADI Open Water course, and you’ve learn how to count to ten in Swahili. You’re feeling prepared for the volunteering part of your project, but what about the living part? Well no fear, we’re here to debunk any myths, answer any questions and prepare you for life on Camp Frontier.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Plastic pollution on Mafia  Island

Much of the economy on Mafia Island comes from the ocean. Whether this is from tourism, fishing or transport, you could say life here revolves around the water.

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