Volunteer Reports

Sadly we no longer take volunteers and we cannot offer paid or assisted positions. However, over the years ZAP has been fortunate to have many volunteers who have given up their time to help the people of Jambiani, and some of their reports can be found here.


Nan & Simon Oliver, retired teachers from Canada, spent 6 months in 2008/09 working in the village school. Click below to read their reports:

Simonís report April 2009

Nanís visit to the Ladies Sewing Co-operative


Marcus Collie, retired businessman from Eire, helped set up the Jambiani Fundi Workshop during summer/autumn 2009:

Oct 2009

Sept 2009


Isobel Ramsay,a friend of Pat and Janieís from Norfolk, travelled to Zanzibar with a party of medical students from the UK in April. They spent some time at Mnazi Moja Hospital, and then based themselves in Jambiani. Isobel has written this interesting and informative report:

2010 Report


Liz Rose, VSO volunteer teacher from England spent over a year in the village. Read her reports here:

Sept 08

Nov 08

Mar 09

School Library April 2009

Final report Nov 09


Clare Packer - Physio in Zanzibar:

2008 Report


Olivia Boyle & Emily Gerard-Leigh, law students, volunteered in 2006 and 2007:

2006 Report

2007 Visit


Emma Welburn & Somaya Ouazzani, volunteer teachers in Summer 2007:

Report on Emma & Somaya's experiences


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