Monthly Archives: October 2012

Overdue recognition

My posts have been so focused on the school construction, healthcare, clean water, and agricultural projects directly implemented by Karimu (www.karimufoundation.org) that I’ve ignored a valuable partner in our last two visits to Tanzania.  But it’s time for me to … Continue reading

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Challenge met!

In my September 28 post I wrote that I was pleased to announce a challenge grant, of $1,500, toward initiating the community farm project that Paul Yoronimo, Head Teacher at Ufani Primary School, had started talking about two years ago.  … Continue reading

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Grounds for Optimism?

A new film called Africa Straight Up (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKUVfcXB14w) highlights Africa’s current economic rise, which has attracted a lot of well-deserved attention.  Those of us who take heart from the continent’s economic ferment might overlook the fact that this past week, … Continue reading

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