Nursery Class in Kibowa Orphanage

arusha volunteering in school

Today i had a chance to accompany my friend who is volunteering in Arusha in Kibowa orphanage. This self made nursery program is enrolling local kids from neighborhood, whose parents don’t have a lot of money and can not afford real kindergarten. I think its really nice from local teachers that they established this program as otherwise children would be on the streets while parents try to earn some money.

volunteer arusha nursery

So I spent a day with lovely vivacious kids and couldn’t resist to take few photos.

volunteer arusha school

arusha kibowa nursery class

Kids learn English, Math and Swahili. Rotating lessons each day. I admit me and my camera were a little distraction in the class:)

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during nursery class

kibowa orphanage arusha

arusha volunteering with children

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Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

I did it! Eversince  I saw Ewan Mcgregor visiting Gorillas in Rwanda in Long Way Down, Volcanoes National Park has been on my bucket list. This year i  finally fullfilled my dreams, wasnt cheap i admit, but was totally worth it!!

Gorilla Etiquette:

Tracking guide will tell you more about how to behave when you’re in the presence of gorillas but here are some things to keep in mind:

Dont point index finger into gorillas, they have bad experience with poachers and they might think you want to shoot them

Be quiet

Dont make eye contact with gorillas – can be seen to be aggressive

If gorilla approaches you just act submissive and crouch down, but never run away!

Besides its not allowed to take food, drink with you  – you will leave your backpack and unnecessary equipment, clothes  in a safe place about  hundred meters before you approach gorilla area.

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Gorillas in Rwanda

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Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

To All My Followers ♥

First of all thank you to all there in WordPress universe that have chosen to follow my blog and trip to East Africa!! ♥♥♥

Due to typhoid fever i had to return home  sooner than planned initially. There are many photos to sort out but right now i have to get better first. Hope you will still enjoy the upcoming pics! 🙂

Still, had an unforgettable time in Africa and also getting sick is part of African experience….

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Hospital

Kids in Arusha

I live out of Arusha in a suburb where children are barefoot playing around with improvised toys. In the back you can see Mt. Meru volcano mountain.

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Mount Meru

On the playground near Arusha