Bring On The Sympathy! September 2nd 2011 I am off from work today, because I am sick! Yes, believe it or not, I am in the humid, hot, tropics and I have a chest infection. Yippee!!!
I all started last Monday when I was riding the daladala to a meeting. A daladala is a city bus here. The windows are all open and the black exhaust from the diesel engine kept flowing in through the windows as we sat in a traffic jam. No one else see ... 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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