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Week Three: Isimila Stone Age Site

By Harry L.

This past weekend, our students headed over to Isimila Stone Age site, as one of their weekend excursions out of Iringa. The program organizes (and pays!) for these excursions, which... keep reading

Week Two: Time for Classes!

By Harry L.

It’s been a busy week for our students as they settled into classes and daily life in Iringa. Although bucket showers and Swahili haven’t become second-nature yet, everyone is starting... keep reading

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Research in Tanzania

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

It's not often that an undergraduate gets to carry out his or her own research study from concept all the way to finished product. CIEE Tanzania gives all students this... keep reading

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Homestays

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

The jewel of our program here in Tanzania is the month-long rural homestay. Our students stay with Tanzanian families in villages located a few hours from the city. They learn... keep reading

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Guest Post from a Student

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

Some lessons I have learned in Tanzania (aka what I’ve mostly learned in the village of Kidete)… Hello everyone! My name is Delina (Dee) Auciello and I am one of... keep reading

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Basket Weaving

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

The Hehe ethnic group in Iringa is famous for its woven baskets. Women use dry reeds to weave beautiful baskets that are used as containers for everything imaginable. Some baskets... keep reading

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Orientation in Dar es Salaam

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

Here are some pictures of our Fall 2014 orientation in Dar. : Sunrise on the last morning before the drive to Iringa:

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Change is in the air ... AGAIN!

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

Greetings one and all.... Some wise people like to say that the only thing constant is change. That certainly seems to be the case here at CIEE Tanzania. In the... keep reading

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CIEE Iringa is open for business!

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

Greetings all from the NEW CIEE Tanzania study center in the awesome town of Iringa, where the rainy season is giving us quite the sky show these days! It’s been... keep reading

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Northern Tanzania Excursion May 2010

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

During our spring semester multi-day excursion to Northern Tanzania, we visited the town of Arusha, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park. It was a great opportunity to learn about... keep reading

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Makumbusho Village Museum Field Trip

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

Earlier in the semester as part of orientation and towards the end as part of our Language and Culture Practicum class, we visited the Makumbusho Village Museum here in Dar... keep reading

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Beautiful Tanzania - January 2010 Field Trip

By Justin Beckham at CIEE

Tanzania is a beautiful country. For the CIEE program, we try to do a few strategic trips away from Dar Es Salaam to introduce the students to the diversity of... keep reading