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The kitchen at Shukurani.  
   

The kitchen at Shukurani.

'Uji', a type of porridge is prepared on this stove. The fuel used is sawdust and wood chips that can be purchased for the equivalent of about 18 cents a bag, which would last several days.
Fertile Ground for NGOs

June 30th 2008
Tanzania is among the poorest countries in the world. A few stats - the national budget is roughly one-ninth that of BC and 1/138 th that of Canada. Close to 40% of the population is considered to be malnourished. Foreign governments and agencies through grants and loans provide roughly 45% of the national budget. With so little ‘disposable income’ the Tanzanian government is in no positio ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Centre » Dodoma

Tanzanian Flag 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
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