Monthly Archives: May 2013

Advising a Business Group

written 5/27 When I tell people about the group we’ve started, one of the common questions I get is- but you know nothing about business, what makes you qualified to do this? The answer is that, although I’m no business … Continue reading

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Thank You

written 5/27 As the year comes to a close and we are beginning to take stock of what we have achieved and get everything ready for our departure, it is time to thank the people that helped to make this … Continue reading

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Playground

As my departure nears, I’ve been contemplating how my life will change when I leave Tabora. There are the obvious differences–some of which I will welcome most happily (hello, refrigerator!). Other changes will be met with some resistance (goodbye milky … Continue reading

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Gimme Gimme

written 5/13 One of the most uncomfortable elements of my relationships with Taborans is the fact that people constantly ask me for things. African Friends and Money Matters, a book in our 2Seeds library, discusses this in great detail. It … Continue reading

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Noobs

2Seeds is in the process of recruiting new coordinators for next year; it has been a long process, beginning sometime in the fall when they wanted to start thinking ahead for the best avenues to recruit. We have received updates … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Sell

written 5/10 On Sunday we had our first cooking-with-the-intent-of-selling meeting. It was a little messy on our end because we woke up in Korogwe and it was raining and Ashley had to return in the evening. This meant that Ashley … Continue reading

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2Seeds 2013 Campaign: Empowering Farmers in Tanzania!

2Seeds 2013 Campaign: Empowering Farmers in Tanzania! You have been following my adventure for many months; you’ve slowly learned about my life in Tabora, the people I live and work with, and the ups and downs of creating small changes … Continue reading

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