I Don't Like Spiders & Snakes.... July 14th 2012 We woke up, found our way into town, had more Mtori for breakfast and hit the circuit once again to meet more young farmers.
Unlike the day before, we visited farms that were away from the hills and more spread out.<span> We visited farms that grew sunflowers (they made sunflower oil here), maize, tomatoes, beans, and rice.
On the road to the first farm, I noticed a dead snake in the r ... 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