Mapping Time

Haven’t been able to access an internet café this last week. Now there is only one computer left in all of Singida that can access blogger. my next update may be from Johannesburg airport on the 17th… Anyhow, Here are some updates (though not complete, check back later for more) What does it take to … Continue reading

Who am I to say…

In preparation for my trip, I had spoken to numerous experienced development staff and researched piles of historical texts, development strategies, journals, papers, personal accounts, etc. I had lived in Singida before and used that experience to draft a flexible framework of activities that would engage the villagers and stimulate collective learning and practice. And … 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