Africa

Planet Forward/GWU
Cassava and coconut milk: trying new foods at Hakuna Matata spice farm.
Planet Forward/GWU
The Explorers travel from mainland Tanzania (Dar es Saalam) to Zanzibar -- an island off of the Tanzania coast.
The team is on their way to Africa.
The team is on their way to Africa.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
The Explorers kick off their travels with a brief introductory video.
Imani Cheers
Imani Cheers
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Meet Sara Snyder and Imani Cheers -- two members of the Explorers team -- and hear about why they're excited to travel to Tanzania and Kenya with Planet Forward.
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Planet Forward
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Middlebury College
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Middlebury College
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