Monthly Archives: September 2012

Announcing a challenge grant

Last month a story by Teo Kermeliotis for CNN touted the “bright, independent and tech savvy entrepreneurs using creative thinking and the power of innovation to take over Africa’s economic destiny.”  Kermeliotis focused on Idris Ayodeji Bello, a thirty-three-year-old Nigerian who, last … Continue reading

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Even though the gift is small. . .

My Tanzanian Diary mentioned twice (in my August 1 and August 13 posts) the dissatisfaction with Tanzania’s government felt by the Ufani Primary School teacher Daniel Amma.  I respect Daniel, but his complaints would be unremarkable in themselves if other … Continue reading

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