Experience the vibrant culture and incredible wildlife in Tanzania with a MEDA staff member and other like-minded travelers. Learn about the social issues facing this East African nation and how MEDA is partnering with Tanzanians on creative solutions.
MEDA Social Impact & Safari Tour to Tanzania
Friday, September 22 Marangu
Arrive in Kilimanjaro. Drive to your hotel in Marangu. Get to know other tour members over dinner.
Saturday, September 23 Marangu
See MEDA partner projects in Marangu, including SME’s funded through the Match Maker Group.
Sunday, September 24 Mwanza
Fly to Mwanza and tour this port city of 700,000 located on beautiful Lake Victoria.
Monday, September 25 Mwanza
Visit cassava farmers near Mwanza that are supported by MEDA as they grow this important staple crop.
Tuesday, September 26 Lake Manyara National Park
Fly back to Kilimanjaro. In Monduli village, see Cheche Community Library, started by a Canadian Mennonite, that benefits Maasai children. Tonight and tomorrow night, stay at Maromboi Tented Lodge in Lake Manyara National Park—enjoy incredible sunsets plus bird and animal sightings.
Wednesday, September 27 Lake Manyara National Park
Visit a MEDA-sponsored Masava project that helps the Tanzania government address chronic Vitamin A deficiency by working with private sector small and medium enterprise (SME) sunflower oil processors to fortify unrefined sunflower oil with Vitamin A.
Thursday, September 28 & Friday, September 29 Ngorongoro Crater
Enjoy a thrilling game drive before leaving Lake Manyara National Park. Go on another game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater—a beautiful wildlife haven with 30,000+ animals. See cheetah, wildebeest, elephants, lions, hyenas, many types of birds and much more.
Saturday, September 30 Arusha
Returning to Arusha, visit a local market and St. Catharine monastery where Christians are contributing to solutions for local people. You may also see Mto wa Mbu village.
Sunday, October 1 Arusha
Worship with Tanzanian Mennonites at a local church. On a visit to a social enterprise, buy crafts made from recyclables by people with disabilities.
Monday, October 2
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