Monthly Archives: December 2012

A World of Women

written 12/30 80% of our interactions are with women and children- Tabora seems to have a higher percentage of kids than any other town and we spend a lot of time with the people who are home all day. Other … Continue reading

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Profile of Mama Tabia and Msembe

written 12/29 If you have been following this blog, you have often heard little tidbits about Mama Tabia and Msembe, our landlords. They are important people in our lives, as we see them everyday and they are often the first … Continue reading

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Life with a Mental Disability in Tabora

written 12/28 As promised, I have kept my eyes out to see how this culture treats those with disabilities and the role it has is society. Here are a number of interactions I have seen with one child that I … Continue reading

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Ultimate Village Showdown! Pt 1

written 12/26 I have now been to three other villages and am starting to get a sense for the diversity and difference between the kinds of towns in the Korogwe District. Bombo, Magoma, and Lutindi have all amazed me. We … Continue reading

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The 2Seeds Difference

written 12/24 After the wedding, most of the PCs went back to Marc and Chung’s house and Ashley, Marc, and I ended up talking to one of the farmers in Lutindi. We were talking about a program that Oxfam has … Continue reading

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Lutindi Wedding

written 12/24 Marc and Chung, the PCs in Lutindi are good friends with Samtoi, their neighbor and landlord. His brother just got married in a huge ceremony and, because of size of the wedding, all of 2Seeds was invited. Ashley … Continue reading

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Negotiating: Tanzania

While in Arusha (big city, hamburgers and fancy coffee drinks with decorative leaves in the foam) we wandered over to the Maasai market—which is not, in fact, a Maasai market. It is a square where people set up stalls and … Continue reading

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