Morogoro
Morogoro
Fieldbase
Fieldbase

Fieldbase is located at the foot of the Uluguru mountains in Tanzanias 6th largest city, Morogoro. Inside is where all Raleigh Tanzania operations are managed. All volunteers and in-country staff are trained in fieldbase, or at one of the training camps nearby.

Volunteer Mariam Abdulatif
Volunteer Mariam Abdulatif
Medics
Medics

Catherine James is part of the Raleigh medic team. One of the medics responsibilities is to be on call at fieldbase, so groups can radio in any health issues 24 hours a day. Pictured is the operations map where project sites, hospitals and known airstrips are marked. 

Amiry Kaiza and Sean Cassidy
Amiry Kaiza and Sean Cassidy

Sean Cassidy is an outdoor specialist and trek leader. Before volunteers arrive at fieldbase, all team leaders are taken on a practice trek in the Uluguru mountains, to learn navigation and camp craft skills.

Volunteer Duncan Elgar
Volunteer Duncan Elgar
Practice trek
Practice trek

Renatha Pastory leading the trek using a GPS unit, compass and a set of coordinates.

UK ICS volunteers arrive
UK ICS volunteers arrive

Dom (deputy operations manager) Sam Oakes welcomes new ICS volunteers into the training camp.

Volunteer Augustina Fidelis
Volunteer Augustina Fidelis
In country training
In country training

In country Tanzanian volunteers are recruited alongside International volunteers. Here they are being trained by Raleigh alumni in a mixture of Swahili and English.

Discussion and mentoring sessions
Discussion and mentoring sessions

Team leaders Kimberly Burn and Scholar Mbilinyi with a group of ICS volunteers. Project sites in village often have no electricity, running water or phone signal. Project managers prepare volunteers for this eventuality through discussion groups, and continue to support them throughout their time with Raleigh.

Volunteer George Willmott
Volunteer George Willmott
Health and safety
Health and safety

During induction the volunteers are taught how to identify and prevent potential health threats and dangers.

First aid
First aid

Medic Emily Foyle teaching volunteers first aid, and what to do in the event of a medical emergency.

Volunteer Wilson Mwamakalapya
Volunteer Wilson Mwamakalapya
Practical skills
Practical skills

Team leader Harriet Reed instructs her group during a preparatory cooking session. Volunteers are encouraged to learn a number of skills, to prepare them for rural life in Tanzania.

Team building
Team building

During induction volunteers can participate in competitive activities. The games encourage team building, before volunteers depart to their allocated projects where they will be for the coming months.

Morogoro
Fieldbase
Volunteer Mariam Abdulatif
Medics
Amiry Kaiza and Sean Cassidy
Volunteer Duncan Elgar
Practice trek
UK ICS volunteers arrive
Volunteer Augustina Fidelis
In country training
Discussion and mentoring sessions
Volunteer George Willmott
Health and safety
First aid
Volunteer Wilson Mwamakalapya
Practical skills
Team building
Morogoro
Fieldbase

Fieldbase is located at the foot of the Uluguru mountains in Tanzanias 6th largest city, Morogoro. Inside is where all Raleigh Tanzania operations are managed. All volunteers and in-country staff are trained in fieldbase, or at one of the training camps nearby.

Volunteer Mariam Abdulatif
Medics

Catherine James is part of the Raleigh medic team. One of the medics responsibilities is to be on call at fieldbase, so groups can radio in any health issues 24 hours a day. Pictured is the operations map where project sites, hospitals and known airstrips are marked. 

Amiry Kaiza and Sean Cassidy

Sean Cassidy is an outdoor specialist and trek leader. Before volunteers arrive at fieldbase, all team leaders are taken on a practice trek in the Uluguru mountains, to learn navigation and camp craft skills.

Volunteer Duncan Elgar
Practice trek

Renatha Pastory leading the trek using a GPS unit, compass and a set of coordinates.

UK ICS volunteers arrive

Dom (deputy operations manager) Sam Oakes welcomes new ICS volunteers into the training camp.

Volunteer Augustina Fidelis
In country training

In country Tanzanian volunteers are recruited alongside International volunteers. Here they are being trained by Raleigh alumni in a mixture of Swahili and English.

Discussion and mentoring sessions

Team leaders Kimberly Burn and Scholar Mbilinyi with a group of ICS volunteers. Project sites in village often have no electricity, running water or phone signal. Project managers prepare volunteers for this eventuality through discussion groups, and continue to support them throughout their time with Raleigh.

Volunteer George Willmott
Health and safety

During induction the volunteers are taught how to identify and prevent potential health threats and dangers.

First aid

Medic Emily Foyle teaching volunteers first aid, and what to do in the event of a medical emergency.

Volunteer Wilson Mwamakalapya
Practical skills

Team leader Harriet Reed instructs her group during a preparatory cooking session. Volunteers are encouraged to learn a number of skills, to prepare them for rural life in Tanzania.

Team building

During induction volunteers can participate in competitive activities. The games encourage team building, before volunteers depart to their allocated projects where they will be for the coming months.

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