Kilimanjaro 2017

The Kilimanjaro 2017 team departs in 58 days (September 21, 2017) and everyone is getting their vaccinations this week a few months before we are due to fly. The Center for Disease Control recommends the following vaccinations for Tanzania: Vaccinations • Yellow Fever • Hep A & B • Rabies • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio • Typhoid • Malaria Fortunately, the ailments we are likely to encounter in East Africa are easily treated and rarely life-threatening. The most common ailment is simply an upset stomach, and most of the time this is the result of the human body adapting to the bacteria of 

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Donate a Pint of Water Today – Help Us Finish the Well in Kowak, Tanzania

The Setting The Serengeti derives its name from the Maasai term meaning “endless plains.” It is one of the places on earth longest inhabited by human beings, and is the home of the landscape and wildlife that instantly come to mind when one thinks of Africa. Kowak, Tanzania is in East Africa, on the Indian Ocean and south of Kenya, with a population over 43 million, of whom 80% are rural. The Serengeti, Rorya and Busega Districts are in the north, near Kenya and Lake Victoria. The area lies just south of the Equator, with a tropical climate and two 

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