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LET’S GO ZANZIBAR INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER WORK

Download the Let’s Go Zanzibar Information brochure for more detailed information.

We welcome you to Zanzibar, the majestic spice islands of the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar has many islands but the main two are the islands of Unguja and Pemba and is officially still part of Tanzania. Non Zanzibaris people often know Unguja as Zanzibar. It embodies the spirit of “exotic”; an enticing mélange of Middle Eastern, Indian and Swahili culture and food, spice tours, and dhows pushed along by the trade winds. Explore the alleyways of UNESCO-listed Stone Town, then escape to a tranquil resort, framed by white sand and the deep blue of the Indian Ocean. Diving, kayaking and boat tours allow you to discover the weird and wonderful marine life up close. Culturally, many areas of the country have for a long time been meeting points of different cultures, giving the country an amazing cultural wealth. Fun fact; Freddie Mercury, of the band Queen, was born in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Let’s Go Africa will make sure you will stay and work in a safe area and in our specific preparation meeting we will make you aware of all the do’s and don’ts. If you are up for the challenge, Let’s Go Zanzibar will take you to the place to be! Projects within professional organisations that provide community development work and quality supervision. The great hospitality and openness of the people and the various opportunities to spend your free time will make you want to come back even before you have left Zanzibar!

For Let’s Go ZanzibarRoel van Hout (living in The Netherlands) will be your contact person. Here you can read more about him.

Quality of supervision and guidance: Roel will assist you with preparing your trip in the Netherlands. Supervision on Zanzibar will mainly be provided by a trusted staff member within Let’s Go Africa’s partner organisation. We will ensure that these people are qualified professionals that aim to assist you with your project activities and school assignments whenever they can. The project staff on Zanzibar will be informed in advance about your personal information, preferences, work plan, date of arrival, and length of stay.

If any questions or concerns arise throughout your stay that cannot be resolved with the help of your local supervisor, Roel can assist and act as a mediator between you and the local people/authorities. Roel has personally experienced Zanzibar and visited all partner organisations and he will do his utmost best to make sure you have an amazing working experience!