Focus in Africa organizes a wide range of voluntary work programs, internship projects, and safari adventures in Tanzania. Our non-profit organization works at the grassroots level, which enable those who volunteer in Africa to positively impact our communities. 

Are you coming to Africa? We offer a large range of exciting travel opportunities for volunteers and travelers to experience exotic places such as Mount Kilimanjaro, Serengeti Plains, Selous Game Reserve, Olduvai Gorge, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, and Zanzibar. We provide safe, affordable opportunities for world travelers to enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

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Meet the Director

Nelson Mbise studied to become a tour guide at Mt. Meru University here in Arusha, Tanzania. He envisioned using his education to make a deep impact in local communities. He originally developed Focus in Africa to establish volunteer placements for people from all over the world. Over the past 10 years, Nelson’s business has expanded to become a leading safari company that helps fund and develop community develop projects all over Tanzania..

Our Reputation

Focus in Africa (FIA) has earned its reputation as a leader in local volunteerism programs in Tanzania, service-learning and community development. In 2008, we gained Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status in Tanzania. 
We offer tailor-made, budget tour packages for popular destinations such as: Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park,  and Serengeti National Park. Contact us for an exclusive, affordable, lifetime experience!  
Our business is successful because our staff is comprised of licensed professionals. We hold all the required permits for tour operations in Tanzania. All of our drivers and tour guides hold the proper certifications for safari excursions. You are in good hands with FIA!

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