Tanzania FAQs

Tanzania FAQs

The two official languages in Tanzania are English and Swahili.

On medical projects, it is required to speak intermediate or even fluent English.

Yes, the visa allows you to stay for 90 days and costs around 50 USD.

We recommend the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:


Students on a nursing internship will surely come into contact with people at risk. We therefore strongly recommend taking the vaccines recommended by your attending physician or by the Institut Pasteur (see the website).

Hepatitis A and yellow fever are obligatory .


  • Your clothes should not be too short, too tight or too revealing. Make sure you cover your shoulders and legs well.
  • Clothing must be appropriate for a professional environment.
  • Pay attention to any graphics, symbols or text printed on your clothing and avoid wearing styles of clothing that may be inappropriate.
  • Be considerate of local communities, avoid expensive accessories and clothing.

Wearing local clothing can help build good working relationships with the community.

The vaccine for covid-19 is recommended. However, it is not mandatory.


You do not pay to participate in a mission, but for the general organization of your project. Your program costs also include local logistics. For example: clean and secure accommodation, meals, airport transfers, supervision by professional guides, coordinators or experienced instructors and 24/7 assistance.
Please see your program pricing details to view all items included in each program and destination.

The nearest hospital is in Thusha.

There are doctors around our projects (25 minutes maximum).

Moshi is the capital of the Kilimanjaro region, so you will have the opportunity to admire it by discovering its many viewpoints.

The region is also known for its treks, rivers and rice plantation.

Many cooking classes are also available, so you will discover the local culture.

Before departure, we send you all the necessary information including the emergency number of the local teams. Contact them as soon as you arrive if you cannot find anyone at the meeting point.