Tanzania welcomes you with open arms, or adorable little hands, as we see in this photo. Photographer, Tom McCarthy spent the Summer weeks of 2016 documenting moments from various student travel programs in Tanzania. An inspiring moment of a little boy showing a recently-constructed classroom with a new friend is seen here.
Tanzania is home to over 56 million people and is often known for its expansive protected wilderness areas such as the Ngorongoro Crater and the plains of Serengeti National Park. It is home to Africa’s highest mountain, the famed Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the beautiful islands of Zanzibar.
The little boy seen here is peeking out from the door at the primary school in a rural village called Mang’ola Juu, located at the edge of Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Inside the crater is a thriving ecosystem of lush forests, vast grasslands, and a freshwater lake.The
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