In the spring 2014 I was volunteering for Tziva for 8 weeks. I worked in an orphanage (Montessori school and orphanage) where my responsibility was a baby boy (Abdalla) whos parents was not able to take care for him. When I got to the orphanage he was only two weeks old and very small, do to premature birth and dehydration. I made sure together with Tziva that he got the necessary medical care and that the adults and older kids at the orphanage learned, how to take care of a baby. I loved what I did there and I knew that it made a difference for them. Apart from taking care for the Abdalla I also teached one of the oldest girls Danish.
When I was not working I was exploring the island and doing capoiera with a group of mainly local boys. It was a lot of fun and I learned about their culture and got to see my self in situations I been in before and therefore got to know myself better. 
Zanzibar is a lovely place which will always have a special place in my heart and so will the people I met there and Tziva. My biggest love though goes to Abdalla, who I think about and miss every day. 
I thank Tziva for 8 truely amazing weeks plus the weeks I stayed after my program finished. I enjoyed it all very much and wish to come back as soon as possible.

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