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Volunteer or Intern this Summer in Africa

Victor Cadilla ’10 writes:

Do you want to do something meaningful this summer? Get out of the country? Volunteer or intern with Volunteer Kilimanjaro.

Placements include education, agriculture, and program development. Teach English, learn about sustenance farming from a local farmers, teach computer literacy to teachers, develop extracurricular activities for school children, and form lasting relationships with local community members in Tanzania.

A local organization in Tarakea, Tanzania at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Two week to three month placements. No previous experience necessary. Affordable, with lower rates for pairs and groups and discounts on Kili treks and safaris. You can stay with a host family or in Kilimanjaro cabins and eat and cook typical Tanzanian food. Learn about international development outside of the classroom!

Currently accepting applications for summer volunteers and interns. Contact volunteerkilimanjaro(at)gmail(dot)com or vcadilla@wes for more information.

Friends of Africa Benefit Concert

The Wesleyan Friends of Africa are putting on a benefit concert to raise money to build a school for girls in the Kibera slum in Kenya. So, if you want to rock out to some sick reggae, soul, rock, and funk, AND feel like a great person because you helped a little girl in Kenya get an education, then come to Psi U Friday at 10:15 with $4, or buy tickets in advance for $3.

Two student bands will perform, Banish the Rabbit (Rock/Reggae/Jam Band ) and Barefoot Junction (Funk/Soul), along with a band made up of Wes alums, Mamarazzi (above).

WHAT: Friends of Africa Benefit Concert
WHEN: Friday, April 3rd, 10:15 p.m.-2 a.m.
COST: $3 in advance, $4 at the door