Outstanding In Their Fields... Get it?... Farmers! July 13th 2012 Sorry, for the bad title of this blog entry. It was too easy. Not clever, but easy! I wanted to use it on my co-workers, but they wouldn't get it. It would be lost in translation.
For our first trip out to find potential contestants, we headed east for 50km on some of the rockiest, dustiest, dirtiest roads we could find. It took about 90 minutes to travel these roads, but the trip was pr ... 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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