‘Poa’, sang a choir of delightful Tanzanian children, cheeky smiles from ear to ear, bustling shyly for the attention o f this unknowing 'mzungu'.
In December 2013, I travelled to Tanzania with Global Immersion, a company dedicated to uniting the youth of the world.
Founder Bernie Kelly resonates enthusiasm, dedication and passion through his wonderful ways, creating an extraordinary experience that takes its place among my most worthwhile and unforgettable memories.
I signed up to the journey with zero expectations, returning home with a wealth of cultural knowledge, much self-discovery, many treasured Tanzanian rafikis and a deeply ingrained confidence in humanity.
In 2002, Australian Gemma Sisia established the fully donor funded School of St Jude in Arusha, Tanzania. She grasped an opportunity to improve the quality of others’ lives, and twelve years later her once small scale school has had a magnificent impact upon 1600 of the most disadvantaged African children and their families.