Cultural and Language
Opportunities in Kimandolu
We at Klub Afriko run a
Cultural Centre and provide interested individuals or groups with the opportunity to live
with a Tanzanian family in the surrounding Kimandolu community. These families are
hand-selected by us for their dependability, hospitality, and openness to new experiences.
We conduct periodical interviews with families that express interest in hosting a visitor.
While staying at your host family's house you will participate in all facets of their
daily lives from cooking, to gardening, to learning some basic Kiswahili. Many of the
participants in these homestays form lasting friendships that transcend the two to three
Homestay opportunities are available for groups of 10
We also hold Work Camps in the
Kimondolu community. These consist of short term projects (1-3 weeks) that directly
benefit the community at large. Some examples include painting the local primary or
secondary school; digging community pit latrines; starting a community garden; building a
cement structure for community use; or any other project your group has in mind. The
participants are housed and fed either at Klub Afriko or the Work Camp can be held
concurrently with a Homestay (in this case the participants would be placed at homes in
the community). The duration of the Work Camp would depend upon the type of project. We
can accommodate up to 25 people at a Work Camp.
At Klub Afriko we have expert language trainers (used by SIT, Yale
University, an Washington University students) and classroom facilities for interested
Please contact us for more