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Community Arusha, Tanzania

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Let make changes and save our planet by organic food

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Expand your social consciousness
11 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Connect with nature
11 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We are a small family-run Organic farm and supply fresh product to Markets. We have a huge variety of fruit & vegetables along with herbs and native/exotic plants. It is very important to us that there are organizations like ours, that can influence the population, people from our community and from different places can come to know our organization and our farm, bring their children, they can see animals and see how vegetables grow sustainably.

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteer contribute $7 per day to cover expenses for food,accommodation and other maintenance.

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week

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How this experience will transform you

11 Developing social awareness

11 Get in touch with nature

11 Meeting locals

10 Meeting international travelers

10 Creating true social impact

10 Immersing in the local culture



My experience at the Kissiri house was incredible! Very nice place with all kind of things needed and lovely family, allways attentive and willing to help. I really felt welcome as one more in the house :) Also the projects to volunteer were very nice and I really felt that I was contributing to something good. Full flexibility to decide when and in wich project to help and also to organise the leisure trips. I am definetly looking forward to repeat!! Asante sana James and Kissiri family! :)

about 2 months ago

United States


I certainly had an amazing stay, was fed so well the food was delicious and comforting. I enjoyed being on the farm on a nice cool sunny day without distractions…just picking crops and learning what it takes to be self sustainable. Definitely recommend this Host!

3 months ago



I had a beautiful week at James family. His younger brother David was responsible for me and cared a lot about my needs. I felt like being part of the family. The food that their sister made was always absolutely fantastic. I helped with the farmwork, the animals and all day work. We had a wonderful trip to the waterfalls too. My room was very nice and I felt comfortable at all times.
I can’t wait to come back. Big thank you to Mama Kissiri for all the love and care.

4 months ago



I had an unforgettable experience during my stay in Arusha. The Kissiri family is warm and pampers you in any way they can. I got to learn a lot about how to treat the different seasonal crops with the help of James and his family. Schedules are pretty flexible, no one rushes you to do your tasks, and during the afternoon you usually have spare time. The food is delicious, so you also get to taste some traditional dishes.

8 months ago



We had a truely amazing time at Kuzuri Tanzania. James is a great host and his family helps you with everything you need and make you feel part of them. They are also super guides to experience local culture and for trips on the weekend and to the city.

Although we came during school holidays there were plenty of things to do at the family farm and we spent a lot of time with the kids in the neighbourhood and also at the orphanage. The kids are really smart and we hope that future volunteers can teach them valuable things for their future while learning a lot themselves:)

11 months ago

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