Tanzania

Stories from Tanzania

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Tanzania.

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3rd year nursing students Tanzania

As a member of the African diaspora, the idea of volunteering in Africa for one year as a Global Health Service Partnership Volunteer was very exciting for me.

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Georgia Fourth of July

When Peace Corps Volunteers commit to 27 months of service, they're also committing to spending at least two Fourth of July holidays overseas.

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"I am a nurse because...": Baraka's story

Through interviews, Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Nursing Volunteer Hannah Bergbower highlights her extraordinary nursing students, the stories that motivate them and their insights into the future of nursing in Tanzania.

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Through interviews, Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Nursing Volunteer Hannah Bergbower highlights her extraordinary nursing students, the stories that motivate them and their insights into the future of nursing in Tanzania.

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7 things I wish I'd known about being a GHSP Volunteer

What I love about life is the story. 

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Teaching the next generation of doctors in Tanzania

On my last day at Sengerema district hospital, in true Sengerema fashion, it was busy: a hysterectomy, a fourth-degree vaginal laceration repair subsequent to domestic violence, an emergency postpartum hysterectomy, donating blood because our region’s blood banks are completely devoid of spare units and getting called immediately afterward for a seizing woman in labor.

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VIDEO: Stomping out malaria goes local

Volunteers are making a difference for people in host communities by working across Africa to prevent malaria, educate and support people who are afflicted or at risk. 

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