As mentioned in the last blog post, we had our village meeting in Magoma, where half of the PCs got to celebrate Thanksgiving together. Compared to Tabora, Magoma is the land of luxury and affluence. It is a much larger place than Tabora (Tabora is just one small compact village, but most other 2Seeds project sites are comprised of a few sub-villages), has some people that are much wealthier, and has electricity.
When I first pulled up on the piki piki, I was amazed to see real shops, just like the ones in Korogwe. In Tabora, although we have stores, they are just windows cut into the sides of people’s houses. In Magoma they are dedicated full-sized structures built with the purpose of being shops and they sell…
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