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Tanzania diary: July 7

“I think you don’t understand that we Africans believe white people can pick money off of trees.” Daniel Amma had been taken to the nearest Catholic hospital, several miles away, for treatment of cuts on his leg after a motorcycle … Continue reading

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(Exactly one million) pennies from heaven

Among Karimu’s Board members—Lorraine Flores, Dr. Susan Hughmanick, Joas Kahembe, Marianne, and me—Lorraine keeps by far the lowest profile. In my blog I’ve written next to nothing about her and I don’t even have a photograph of her to publish … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Lorraine Flores, Dr. Susan Hughmanick, Joas Kahembe, Marianne, and I direct the Karimu International Help Foundation, which Marianne and I established and named not quite three years ago. Marianne deserves all the credit for “Karimu,” a Swahili word meaning “generous,” … Continue reading

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