Tag: safari

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Part 2 – PLAYGROUND TRIP!

Because so much has happened over the last week I thought that two smaller blogs might be easier to digest than one mammoth one.  The volunteers and Mamas took the kids to a really cool playground –  Tiger Market which is near Njiro (Arusha).  Needless to say, the kids were super excited and had a fantastic...

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Safari!!

I have now been back in Nkoaranga for almost two weeks now and have so much to write about – it has been fantastic.  But for now, I want to tell you all the ‘safari’ (trip) which we took the kids on!  We had decided that it would be really fun for the kids to...

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Nkoaranga Angels: Fred’s World and green gorilla

I got the best surprise I’ve had in a long time today, when on opening the door I found two HUGE boxes filled with incredibly beautiful, soft, organic kid’s clothes from Fred’s World in Denmark. Fred’s World is an amazing friend of The Small Things – their founders have now sent two loads of beautiful,...

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Safari, snakes, and spaghetti!

We had an AMAZING safari last week with the kids, thanks to Marie, Mama Marie, and the donors. The kids were excited for days in advance – we frequently take them on a small safari (safari ndogo) in the afternoon, down to the local field or the store. This was their BIG safari (safari kubwa),...

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Safari!

I just realized that while we’ve alluded to it a few times, we’ve never told the full story of the day we took the Nkoaranga kids on safari to Arusha national park, which we are lucky enough to have just down the road. We rented a dalla-dalla (minibus) for the day, and piled all the...