Happy Canada Day! July 1st 2012 What is it with me and Canada Day?
Last year, I was on the road to a place I had never been to before. This year, I find myself in the same situation.
I was picked up at 7AM and the team of four headed to the Arusha Region. All was going well for the first 4 hours until we came to an accident on the two lane road heading north to Arusha. We are all fine, but there was an accident up ahead an ... read more
Africa » Tanzania Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
I left Canada on July 1st, 2011 and traveled to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I am happy to say that this adventure is beyond my expectations.
First and foremost, my work with Femina (www.feminahip.or.tz) is great. Femina is a multimedia platform and civil society organization. It provides information and encourages open dialogue with Tanzanian youth, families and communities on important topics like sexual and reproductive health, economic empowerment and citizen engagement. Their approach provides voice to youth and gets them engaged in topics related to improving their lives.
Femina ha... full info