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Zanzibar group photos!

AUA Team Leader Kitty Thuermer and AUA volunteers are on the ground in Zanzibar, Tanzania.  Here are the photos Kitty has shared with all of us.  Thanks Kitty!


Is this a beautiful Zanzibari woman or AUA’s own Tasheka Cousins headed off to teach Biology at the Hamamni School? You decide

Zanzibar group

The formidable Assistant Head of Forodani School, Latifah, welcomes us on the rooftop in front of a Hindu Temple. AUA Ambassadors Liselot & Mariel are teaching English & Chemistry there.

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AUA Math teacher Tomoko Ishikawa is welcomed by Tumekuja School headmaster Mr. Salum.

Tasheka and Maggie

Just minutes after arriving on the island, Volunteer Ambassadors Tasheka and Maggie get some wise counsel from Mr. Omar Mattar, of ZAYEDESA, The Zanzibar Youth Education Environment Development Support Association. Escorting them is Program Director Ulrica de Silva, proudly sporting her AUA T-shirt.


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This entry was posted on May 28, 2014 by in AUA Network, AUA Partners, AUA Staff, Volunteer Related.
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