Our first journey to Tanzania was to fulfill our late cofounder Steve Pickett’s lifelong dream to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. The trip served as a fundraiser for our local programs and an educational event for our volunteers who teach in U.S. schools. Once we set foot in Moshi we fell in love with the people and realized that Tanzania had been ravaged by the AIDS epidemic and we had the ability to help! We have maintained close relationships with local people and groups over the last decade and have continued to support local schools and orphanages in the region. According to the United Nations, AIDS is the leading cause of death of young people in Tanzania, and we want to help them have a future!
Our second trip to Tanzania we spent 3 ½ weeks in the Moshi region. We visited schools and orphanages throughout the region and delivered close to 1000 pounds of medical and school supplies.
Our most recent trip to Tanzania was July 2017. (Trip #4) We hand-delivered over 2,000 lbs of school and medical supplies! More importantly, we have continued building on our sustainable projects and education.
How can YOU help with our next trip?
You can help by collecting medical and school supplies for schools, orphanages, and clinics in the Moshi region. Ask your friends, churches, organizations, or schools to host a collection drive.
You can contribute or raise funds for one of our volunteers’ GoFundMe sites. GoFundMe is an online way for our travelers to raise money for travel expenses and supplies. You can also promote our volunteers’ sites to your friends and on social media.
You can donate miles toward a volunteer’s airfare or fund an airline ticket.
You can donate gift cards from Bass Pro Shop, Dicks Sporting Goods, WalMart, or Target. They will be used for volunteer needs, such as travel gear and safety equipment, and to purchase easily transportable sports equipment for the Tanzanian children.
Can YOU go with us? Absolutely just ask us how!