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About Investours
Investours is a non-profit organization that combines the power of microfinance with socially-responsible tourism. We use your tour fee to issue an interest-free loan to an entrepreneur of your choice. On a tour, you will have the opportunity to engage in their daily lives, discuss their business plans, experience their day-to-day challenges, and offer suggestions on areas of improvement.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Everything was wrong about this tour. The description did not match the actual experience at all and worst of all we think our "investment money" was pocketed by the Investour guide. We were told we'd get a tour of Dar Es Salaam. What we got...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank workerbee151
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We took an Investour today and had a great time! Unfortunately Dar traffic and a hotel mixup had us starting an hour late, but we went on to have a great time. We got to visit 2 potential loan receivers, and meet a few previous...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank danas378
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We took a group of 19 people through GOOD Travel to experience Dar es Salaam through Investours in February 2017. Our experience with Investours was a real highlight from our trip! The day was meticulously planned by Peter who organised us into three smaller groups,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Eliza R
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Investours is a great organization. The work they do is a huge help to the local small businesses in Tanzania. On my visit to Tanzania my group had the pleasure of touring several small businesses and assisting them with getting the loans they needed to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Denine S
Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We went on a tour in june 2015 (in Dar Es Salaam, there is also an office in Arusha) and totally enjoyed every minute of it. It gave us a great chance to both learn a lot about the Tanzanian people, economy and social welfare...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank AmelieBa
Reviewed May 20, 2015

I love the concept behind Investours. I joined a group of our clients who added on an Investours to their longer Kilimanjaro climb and safari in Tanzania. The Investours activity enabled these visitors to get into the local communities in Arusha, to see real people...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed October 25, 2014

We recently took 19 students from our school in Switzerland on an Investours tour and found it really interesting. Peter, James and Edward took us all to a plant nursery where our 3 groups visited 3 different women who ran small businesses there. We then...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank anns785
Reviewed September 25, 2013

In May, I contacted Peter Millinga of Investours via email, and expressed interest in a tour prior to our safari which was to begin the beginning of September. Mr. Millinga was prompt in his response to the request and provided information pertaining to the tour...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank DePere
Reviewed September 19, 2013

I really think this organization has a great concept implementing tours while giving small loans to local businesses but I do think it could be managed a lot better. The tour itself didn't seem very organized and the local business owners we visited were very...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank jessiebean12345
Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is an ingenious way to allow visitors to help make a difference in some lives in Tanzania. A fee is paid to take a tour of two small businesses. First there is a presentation explaining microfinance and how it works in Tanzania. Next, you...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank DeniseH216
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