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Tenteleni in 2017
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Summer has now ended and here at Tenteleni we have been working tirelessly throughout the summer on our 2016 Lekazi project. This summer marks our 16th year running projects across sub-Saharan Africa. As an organisation we have come to the … Read More

From Volunteer to Project Coordinator – Sam’s Journey with Tenteleni
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I first came across Tenteleni in my Fresher’s Fair back in 2012.  Unlike the other summer volunteer programmes available, it stood out to be precisely because it didn’t make an effort to ‘sell itself’. Unlike its neighbouring stalls, representing ‘voluntourism’ … Read More

“I want you to feel at home here.” Jasmine talks about her experiences of living in a homestay
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“I want you both to feel at home here.” That’s what Lindiwe told me on my first morning in Tekwane South. Throughout our project here in Lekazi, Imogen and I have been staying with Lindiwe Tsinini, an educator at Thembeka … Read More