Entries in #workabroad (4)

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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Tuesday
Oct242017

Our Local Community - Tupopo  Moja

Tupopo Moja means 'we are one' and it perfectly describes working in the local community in Tanzania. Alongside our conservation work within Mafia Island Marine Park, we teach English classes every weekday at the local school here in Utende. As well as teaching school children, we also hold adult classes, to help young men in the village improve their English.

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Wednesday
Oct182017

#PeopleOfMafia

In our first People of Mafia interview, we spoke to Demi Mills, our previous Principal Investigator, and coral biologist, who has been living on Mafia Island for 11 months.

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Tuesday
Jan242017

Winter In Africa

So up until this year every winter I have had has been full of Christmas spirit, cold, sleet and snow. This year was to be very different and also daunting as I was going to spend it in Tanzania as Project Coordinator for Frontier. It turned out to be a lovely and memorable time.

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