Spring 2011

April 13, 2011

The Zanzibar Retreat

After a flurry of meetings, celebrations, and project presentations in Dar es Salaam, we left on the ferry Friday morning to head to Zanzibar for a few…

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April 12, 2011

We just returned from the airport after dropping off 18 of the 22 students for their journey home.  We stayed in the airport until we heard that…

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April 7, 2011

This morning (after a very short night!) we gathered at the unit house for a morning of student presentations (and mandazis, fruit, fresh bread, and cheese).  Each…

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April 7, 2011

Safely in Dar es Salaam

We left Musoma bright and early on Wednesday at 5:00 a.m. without a problem and spent the next 21 hours traveling together by bus to Dar.  Wow! …

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April 5, 2011

They’re Back!

We are pleased to report that the students all safely returned to Musoma today!  As the students arrived from their various locations, they were shuttled from the…

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April 2, 2011

Ariel Ropp and Kaeli Evans are living in the small village of Nyabange, which is about a 15-minute drive from the town of Musoma.  This has also…

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April 1, 2011

Alison in Mwanza

Alison lives in Mwanza, the second largest city in Tanzania, which is also located on the shores of Lake Victoria about 3 hours south of Musoma.  We…

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April 1, 2011

Abby Hertzler and Mark Meier are both living and working in the town of Musoma, which is nestled above Lake Victoria.  They are living about 20 minutes…

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March 29, 2011

Shirati is a town of historical significance for the Mennonite Church in Tanzania.  It is one of the oldest centers of missionary presence in Tanzania, with the…

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March 28, 2011

Mogabiri is home to the Mogabiri Farm Extension Centre, an organization run by the Anglican Church, devoted to improving the farming practices of local farmers and increasing…

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