A collage of musings – injustices, accountability, naïve suppositions, and coca cola

Its my second week anniversary of arriving in Singida! Photo-time: A walk through a village. a new asphalt road has replaced a previous dirt road. This new addition to the highway has brought better accessibility to this village and has attracted rapid growth in the area. Trenches are being dug to handle the water flow. … Continue reading

Happy Coincidences, Chicken Experiments, and of course, Soccer

The Tanzanian Development Workers held their annual nation-wide 5 day meeting this past week. Each year, the meetings are held in a different district. Luckily for me, this year, the meetings were held in Singida. Even luckier still, the visiting workers were staying in my hostel. Mary (I love that she is a woman since … Continue reading

How do you…

train staff who have no access to funding and remotely situated? how do you garner the attention of experienced organizations but who are understaffed and overworked?

Working hard or hardly working?

Been feeling under the weather lately. flu/malaria-like symptoms are keeping me bed-bound most of the time. However, i have been working! met with OVCC at last and watched a youth soccer game. These young players love their soccer.. some playing with no shoes (as they cannot afford them) on a ground scattered with tiny thorns. … Continue reading

Coincidences and travel stories

Coincidence: during the 20 minutes it took to log on to access my blogger account, i met the internet cafe owner who told me that he too, had a blog and that he too, was working with orphans and vulnerble children. his blog: http://www.lscs.blogspot.com. Travel Stories and MISC (so far):its been 5 days since i’ve … Continue reading