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Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation,and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than theoccasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the...

Getting in contact – Making a Change

Getting in contact – Making a Change

My friend, Helene and I arrived in Harare in September 2018, working on an international project concerning reduction of the prevalence of HIV among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We want to get a broad perspective on the issues of HIV, and how it affect the society and the...

The Heartbeat Project

​The youth of Zimbabwe are an integral part of our vision at Tiritose. One of the very first initiatives we got underway had to involve the youth and students. The HeartBeat project focuses on developing the concept of servant leadership within the Zimbabwean youth....

VOLUNTEERING AND SETTLING INTO ZIMBABWE

VOLUNTEERING AND SETTLING INTO ZIMBABWE

So, when you first arrive, particularly if it’s your first trip to Africa, everything is very different.  The roads, the heat, the people, the environment and general ambience is a sense sensation.  I felt quite disarmed being in Zimbabwe initially.  I felt very...

GIRL POWER ACROSS CONTINENTS

GIRL POWER ACROSS CONTINENTS

Many Zimbabwean students drop out of school because their families can no longer afford tuition and the associated educational costs. This is an issue one American medical intern affiliated with Tiritose wanted to see change. THE BEGINNING ​Necrisha Roach came to...

CARRYING THE LEGACY OF KAPNEK

CARRYING THE LEGACY OF KAPNEK

James Kapnek, an American entrepreneur found great financial success in Southern Africa in the late 19th century, and decided to leave his fortune to build communities in Zimbabwe. He is the founder of Kapnek Trust.  I came across the work of the Kapnek Trust through...

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation,and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than theoccasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the...

Getting in contact – Making a Change

Getting in contact – Making a Change

My friend, Helene and I arrived in Harare in September 2018, working on an international project concerning reduction of the prevalence of HIV among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We want to get a broad perspective on the issues of HIV, and how it affect the society and the...

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation,and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than theoccasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the...

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation,and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than theoccasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the...

Jerry Can save your trip

Jerry Can save your trip

Over the past 2 months Zimbabwe has been hit with intermittent fuel shortages which have caused a few hiccups in the transport sector across the country. Motorists have had to sleep in queues in some cases just to get a chance to fill their tanks so that they don’t...

Hiking Guide Zimbabwe

Hiking Guide Zimbabwe

When thinking about travelling, most of us look to UNESCO for the World Heritage sites so that we can tick the bucket list. Similarly, when travelling to Zimbabwe, there is no doubt that you are swayed by the appeal of the mighty Victoria Falls​ - and honestly, who...

The Modern Guide For Those Traveling To Zimbabwe

The Modern Guide For Those Traveling To Zimbabwe

If this is your first time travelling to Zimbabwe or you're now a regular visitor here's some information that you might need to know before and during your trip! - Thanks us later.Currency - We’re sure you are wondering what we use as currency here. We assure you...

What’s Your September Looking Like?

What’s Your September Looking Like?

September is always an exciting month for the art fanatics in Zimbabwe and those visiting the country for the first time. Besides our passion to eat and unhealthy habit of turning our problems into jokes, Zimbos really know how to turn up. If you’ve been to HIFA or...

INYAURI RIVER HIKE

INYAURI RIVER HIKE

HIKING IN ZIMBABWE As has become customary on a Saturday afternoon, I take nature walks and hikes mostly to clear my head while the birds sing to me. It’s a great escape from the busy streets in the City of Harare. I am definitely a city boy, and I don’t think I could...

10 THINGS TO APPRECIATE ABOUT ZIMBABWE

10 THINGS TO APPRECIATE ABOUT ZIMBABWE

ZIMBABWE: A WORLD OF WONDERS! For a Zimbabwean, it is easy to take some things for granted. I am sure it is the same for a Parisian and the Eiffel Tower! There are some things that you only begin to appreciate once visitors to your country comment on or in my case,...

NEW YEARS’ EVE IN KARIBA

NEW YEARS’ EVE IN KARIBA

DOMESTIC TOURISM My last trip to Kariba was during the festive season, a prime time for exploring a small town as it will have slightly more people than usual, and so chances of standing out too much are very slim. I'm a proud domestic tourist, and my goal remains to...

NYANGA HIKING TRIP: OVERNIGHT TOUR OF THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS

NYANGA HIKING TRIP: OVERNIGHT TOUR OF THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS

DRIVING ADVENTURES TO NYANGA Starting out at 5am was a daunting idea at first but something I knew was necessary if we were going to reach Nyangani Mountain (3-4 hour drive). It is not allowed to go up the mountain after noon because there is a greater risk of...

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation,and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than theoccasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the...

Jerry Can save your trip

Jerry Can save your trip

Over the past 2 months Zimbabwe has been hit with intermittent fuel shortages which have caused a few hiccups in the transport sector across the country. Motorists have had to sleep in queues in some cases just to get a chance to fill their tanks so that they don’t...

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

Big Blue Zimbabwe – a day on Lake Kariba

October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation,and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than theoccasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the...

GAP YEAR VOLUNTEERING ABROAD

GAP YEAR VOLUNTEERING ABROAD

Done with University, I had to ask myself WHAT NOW?  Selfies, Facebook Likes, or a local girlfriend are quite tempting reasons to volunteer abroad. If any of these are your reasons for volunteering abroad, then I advise you stay in your home country and have a...

GAP YEAR VOLUNTEERING ABROAD

GAP YEAR VOLUNTEERING ABROAD

Done with University, I had to ask myself WHAT NOW?  Selfies, Facebook Likes, or a local girlfriend are quite tempting reasons to volunteer abroad. If any of these are your reasons for volunteering abroad, then I advise you stay in your home country and have a...

GAP YEAR VOLUNTEERING ABROAD

GAP YEAR VOLUNTEERING ABROAD

Done with University, I had to ask myself WHAT NOW?  Selfies, Facebook Likes, or a local girlfriend are quite tempting reasons to volunteer abroad. If any of these are your reasons for volunteering abroad, then I advise you stay in your home country and have a...

Getting in contact – Making a Change

Getting in contact – Making a Change

My friend, Helene and I arrived in Harare in September 2018, working on an international project concerning reduction of the prevalence of HIV among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We want to get a broad perspective on the issues of HIV, and how it affect the society and the...

MY 4 WEEK CLINICAL ROTATION IN ZIMBABWE

MY 4 WEEK CLINICAL ROTATION IN ZIMBABWE

The Beginning Fourth-year medical students at Ohio State University can spend 4-weeks completing a global health elective. With an MPH degree in Global Health, I knew ahead of time that I wanted to travel abroad. After hearing about Tiritose through a colleague of...

GLOBAL HEALTH INTERNSHIP IN ZIMBABWE: NECRISHA’S EXPERIENCE

GLOBAL HEALTH INTERNSHIP IN ZIMBABWE: NECRISHA’S EXPERIENCE

Meet Necrisha - a medical student who came to Zimbabwe to do a global health internship. She spent 4 weeks in Harare and she shares her experience of Zimbabwe with us. Here is what she had to say: What made you choose Zimbabwe? During the 4th and last year of medical...

Getting in contact – Making a Change

Getting in contact – Making a Change

My friend, Helene and I arrived in Harare in September 2018, working on an international project concerning reduction of the prevalence of HIV among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We want to get a broad perspective on the issues of HIV, and how it affect the society and the...

MY 4 WEEK CLINICAL ROTATION IN ZIMBABWE

MY 4 WEEK CLINICAL ROTATION IN ZIMBABWE

The Beginning Fourth-year medical students at Ohio State University can spend 4-weeks completing a global health elective. With an MPH degree in Global Health, I knew ahead of time that I wanted to travel abroad. After hearing about Tiritose through a colleague of...

Getting in contact – Making a Change

Getting in contact – Making a Change

My friend, Helene and I arrived in Harare in September 2018, working on an international project concerning reduction of the prevalence of HIV among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We want to get a broad perspective on the issues of HIV, and how it affect the society and the...

MY 4 WEEK CLINICAL ROTATION IN ZIMBABWE

MY 4 WEEK CLINICAL ROTATION IN ZIMBABWE

The Beginning Fourth-year medical students at Ohio State University can spend 4-weeks completing a global health elective. With an MPH degree in Global Health, I knew ahead of time that I wanted to travel abroad. After hearing about Tiritose through a colleague of...

10 Reasons To Be Merry

10 Reasons To Be Merry

It's a wrap! What a year it has been. We're greatful for all the memories and friends we made this year, from here we can only get bigger! The lessons we learnt in 2018 will help shape up the coming year and we're ready for it! We wish you all the best and here's a...

Jerry Can save your trip

Jerry Can save your trip

Over the past 2 months Zimbabwe has been hit with intermittent fuel shortages which have caused a few hiccups in the transport sector across the country. Motorists have had to sleep in queues in some cases just to get a chance to fill their tanks so that they don’t...

The Modern Guide For Those Traveling To Zimbabwe

The Modern Guide For Those Traveling To Zimbabwe

If this is your first time travelling to Zimbabwe or you're now a regular visitor here's some information that you might need to know before and during your trip! - Thanks us later.Currency - We’re sure you are wondering what we use as currency here. We assure you...

Music that Matters

Music that Matters

Tiritose attended a week-long summer camp in Marondera, held by the Let The Children Play Trust (LTCP). The camp is called Music That Matters and nurtures musical talents of young people, from giving vocal lessons to learning and playing instruments. We attended the...

Hey, I heard you are a wild one…

Hey, I heard you are a wild one…

Zimbabwe has more types of wild fruits than even the natives are aware of. Different parts of this small country are known for different fruits, so no matter where you go, you'll be sure to find something that will pleasantly surprise your taste buds and your body...

Rhino And Elephant Awareness Day

Rhino And Elephant Awareness Day

Rhino and Elephant Awareness Day by AWARE Trust. Tiritose was invited to help with the fundraising initiative for the endangered Rhino and Elephant, an event held at Old Georgians Sports Club. Tiritose helped with marketing the event, rounding up volunteers and...

The Heartbeat Project

​The youth of Zimbabwe are an integral part of our vision at Tiritose. One of the very first initiatives we got underway had to involve the youth and students. The HeartBeat project focuses on developing the concept of servant leadership within the Zimbabwean youth....

What’s Your September Looking Like?

What’s Your September Looking Like?

September is always an exciting month for the art fanatics in Zimbabwe and those visiting the country for the first time. Besides our passion to eat and unhealthy habit of turning our problems into jokes, Zimbos really know how to turn up. If you’ve been to HIFA or...

CULTURE IS A RIGHT – WORLD REFUGEE DAY COMMEMORATION

CULTURE IS A RIGHT – WORLD REFUGEE DAY COMMEMORATION

THE HOLBERG PRIZE I met Marina Warner, the British polymathic literary scholar, novelist, short story writer, historian and mythographer in the Norwegian city of Bergen, after she accepted her Holberg Prize in 2015. She said something that struck me, and I have not...

EXPLORE ZIMBABWE WITH TIRITOSE

EXPLORE ZIMBABWE WITH TIRITOSE

Explore Zimbabwe with Tiritose - A Guide to Responsible Travel & Studying Abroad Tiritose means ‘we are together’ in the Zimbabwean Shona language, and facilitates the exchange of ideas, skills, and information between Zimbabwe and the rest of the world through...

10 Reasons To Be Merry

10 Reasons To Be Merry

It's a wrap! What a year it has been. We're greatful for all the memories and friends we made this year, from here we can only get bigger! The lessons we learnt in 2018 will help shape up the coming year and we're ready for it! We wish you all the best and here's a...

Jerry Can save your trip

Jerry Can save your trip

Over the past 2 months Zimbabwe has been hit with intermittent fuel shortages which have caused a few hiccups in the transport sector across the country. Motorists have had to sleep in queues in some cases just to get a chance to fill their tanks so that they don’t...

The Modern Guide For Those Traveling To Zimbabwe

The Modern Guide For Those Traveling To Zimbabwe

If this is your first time travelling to Zimbabwe or you're now a regular visitor here's some information that you might need to know before and during your trip! - Thanks us later.Currency - We’re sure you are wondering what we use as currency here. We assure you...

10 Reasons To Be Merry

10 Reasons To Be Merry

It's a wrap! What a year it has been. We're greatful for all the memories and friends we made this year, from here we can only get bigger! The lessons we learnt in 2018 will help shape up the coming year and we're ready for it! We wish you all the best and here's a...

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