When: Sep 22—Oct 02
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MEDA Social Impact & Safari Tour to Tanzania

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.

At A Glance

  • September 22 – October 2, 2017
  • 11 Days



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

Return home


For further information, please contact us. We would be happy to be of assistance.