About us

Discover Focus In Africa, a part of us and our history


Who are we

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.


Dreaming of Africa?

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.

Are You Ready For African Holidays?

Embark on a journey to the heart of Africa with our unforgettable safari holidays.

Immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of Africa’s wildlife as you explore its vast savannas, lush rainforests, and stunning coastlines. Whether you want to witness the Great Migration in Tanzania, track gorillas in Uganda, or go on a sunset game drive in South Africa, we have the perfect safari package for you.

About our 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..

Why Choose us ?


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.

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!

Some of our Volunteering Programs