Scouting Mission In Kratu July 5th 2012 After a good night's sleep and a very cold shower, we left Arusha Town on Monday morning and headed for Karatu. Tanzania has districts and cities that have the same name, so if you are visiting the city of Arusha in the region of Arusha, then you are visiting Arusha Town. Make sense? We were heading to the district of Karatu in the region of Arusha, so it's just called Karatu.... I think. ... 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.
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