Visiting Past Contestants July 16th 2012 We woke up in Tanga Town and visited the first of the three past contestants from the first season of Ruka Juu.In the first season, they concentrated on people who ran their own businesses. There was a barber, a seamstress, a restranteur, etc.
Noel was running a soda distribution shop when he particpated in the show. Now, he has two shops.
Suamu runs a cosmetic shop in Tanga Town. Her ... 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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